Why Oprah Winfrey Was "More Nervous Than Anything" to Interview Elliot Page

Oprah Winfrey has actually spoken with virtually every significant star on earth, from Michael Jackson various other Rihanna to Meghan Markle various other Barack Obama.

However, the media magnate confessed that her current sit-down with Elliot Page was among her most stressful, since she wished to be educated concerning transgender legal rights concerns prior to speaking to the Umbrella Academy star.

“I was more nervous about this interview than anything. I wanted to get it right,” Oprah informed GLAAD’s supervisor of transgender depiction, Nick Adams, over zoom, according to Oprah Daily.

She stated her “homework” in advance of the meeting consisted of speaking to Nick and also viewing the docudrama Disclosure, which was created by Orange is the New Black celebrity Laverne Cox and also highlighted troublesome representations of transgender personalities onscreen.

As Nick described, the huge bulk of Americans discover “what it means to be trans” from viewing movies and also TELEVISION programs. “You either see nothing or what you see is really sick, twisted, and distorted,” he kept in mind.