Oprah BONUS: Let’s Talk About Oprah’s Hair

Oprah 1987
FILE - Television performer Oprah Winfrey during the broadcast from Cumming, Georgia on Feb. 9, 1987. Program officials said “we want them to explore for themselves” whether or not they are responsible for the negative image drawn to their community, what they hope to do about their public image and if they truly support segregation in this day and age. Linda Schaefer / AP Photo
Oprah 1987
FILE - Television performer Oprah Winfrey during the broadcast from Cumming, Georgia on Feb. 9, 1987. Program officials said “we want them to explore for themselves” whether or not they are responsible for the negative image drawn to their community, what they hope to do about their public image and if they truly support segregation in this day and age. Linda Schaefer / AP Photo

Oprah BONUS: Let’s Talk About Oprah’s Hair

If you look at any image from the Oprah Winfrey Show, you can pretty much figure out what decade it’s from by looking at Oprah’s hairstyle. For most of her career, Oprah trusted just one man to take care of her hair. Listen in as host Jenn White talks to Oprah’s longtime stylist Andre Walker about the high stakes of doing the hair of the most watched woman on television.

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