Stumbled across the fountain of youth: Oprah’s transformation stuns many

American TV personality Oprah Winfrey stunned her millions of fans when she stepped onto the red carpet at the The Color Purple premier earlier this year. Her dramatic weight loss was a shock for many who instantly wondered what she had done to achieve the slimmer, more fit body.

In February, the 70-year-old revealed that she has been using weightless pills as a “tool” to manage her weight.


This week, she went viral after photos of her looking as young as ever were shared online. While some have shared bizarre conspiracies on how she manages to look so good, others congratulated her

For many years now, Oprah’s struggle with her fluctuating weight has always been well publicised.

The veteran talk show host has tried various methods to lose weight but always ended up picking up again.

This is why many were pleasantly surprised to see her sporting a slim figure the The Color Purple premier

The millionaire philanthropist wore a figure-hugging purple gown which certainly left tongues wagging.

Answering many people’s questions, the star told People Magazine that she has been using weight loss pills.

“The fact that there’s a medically approved prescription for managing weight and staying healthier, in my lifetime, feels like relief, like redemption, like a gift, and not something to hide behind and once again be ridiculed for,” she said.

This week, her transformation was hot on the lips of many after she shared content from her sit down with US media personality Jimmy Kimmel.

Captioning her viral post, “Thank you @jimmykimmellive for having me on to talk about everything, from my 70th birthday to all the O’s in Stedman’s life, but especially for giving me the space to speak about my new @abcnetwork special ‘An #OprahSpecial: Shame, Blame, and the Weight Loss Revolution.’ I can’t wait for you all to watch it this Monday at 8 pm. And I hear y’all are asking about my zipper—I got the jeans last year at @louisvuitton!”

Take a look at the post here.

The photos and footage have gone viral as social media users discussed how great she looks at 70. Some also threw some wild conspiracies out there:

“Like I get it but also black don’t crack. My husband is almost 50 and he always gets carded people think he’s in his early 20s. Black people just age really well,” one person said while another wrote:

“Plastic surgery , no housework , no rushing around to get groceries , no cooking (has chef) , no gardening , sure if we all had her money and lifestyle we could all look act like this.”