- Oprah Winfrey participated in the popular internet "How it started vs How it's going challenge"
- The media icon compared the first interview she had done with President Obama alongside the most recent
- Fans loved the fact that Oprah had participated and showed their love of the post by liking it more than 300 000 times
The internet is familiar with the popular "How it started vs How it's going" challenge due to it having been one of the most widely-circulated ones of 2020. The challenge recently picked up its latest participant, global icon Oprah Winfrey.
Oprah participated in the challenge by constructing a meme out of two pictures of interviews she had done with President Barack Obama. The "How it started" photo was from early in his political career and the "How it's going" from a recent one about his upcoming book.
Fans loved the media giant's participation in a silly internet challenge and expressed love for both her and Obama in the comments. They clearly enjoyed the meme too, liking it more than 300 000 times.
Part of Oprah's caption read:
"Sixteen years and six interviews later, former President Barack Obama and I are sitting back down to talk about A Promised Land, his highly anticipated memoir based on the first part of his historic presidency. And let me tell you something, this book is worth the wait!"
Some fans took to the comments section to offer their thoughts, with one gushing:
gruenhagencarla: "I remember one of the first times you had interviewed Barack from Illinois, on your show... I thought to myself, what an incredibly intelligent, educated man he was!! I knew I would vote for him for I loved his message... I still love his message today!! My favourite president of all!!!"
Oprah's 'daughter-girl', Thando Dlomo, who attended the Oprah Winfrey Academy, also commented on the post, saying:
thando_d: "This is going to be one for the books!"
In other Oprah-related news, YEN.com.gh reported on the icon's 'daughter-girl', South African Thando Dlomo, celebrating a birthday and sharing a sweet post to Instagram.
Thando Dlomo took to social media to post a series of photos on her birthday. The Oprah Winfrey Academy graduate looked content in the photos and expressed her joy and gratitude at celebrating the milestone. Thando was selected by Oprah to attend her academy and the two built a close relationship during her studies there.
Oprah openly refers to Thando as her 'daughter-girl' and Thando is regularly seen visiting the celeb's home.
Thando is impressive in her own right. She holds a Master's degree from the University of Southern California and works as a speaker and multimedia journalist.
Thando's birthday caption read:
"Last call!! I’m closing out the last of the Libra season! Thank you so much for all the birthday wishes, friends. I’ve had a blessed day and my heart overflows with love, hope, contentment and joy. You all are kind and I receive every one of your well wishes."