A report coming from the National Enquirer is claiming that Oprah Winfrey is no longer the woman in charge at the network bearing her name. Sources are saying that Discovery Communications, the company that backed her financially, decided to support a motion that would strip her of her power.
“Oprah’s situation is equivalent to Donald Trump telling one of his ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ contestants: ‘You’re fired!’” according to an insider.
The report is that Oprah will remain CEO of the company, but not with any significant power. The move, if it was made, was likely due to the disastrous financial losses the network experienced during its first few months on the air.
“They now realize that she was too inexperienced to run the network,” said the insider. “So she was stripped of her power. She’s no longer in a position to make executive decisions or hire staff without consulting top Discovery executives first.”
The Enquirer is claiming that Oprah is taking the fall of the network very hard and was reduced to tears upon the announcement that her power was being taken from her.
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