Quoted: Oprah on why she didn’t have kids

“If I had kids, my kids would hate me.”

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— Oprah Winfrey on why she made the right decision not to have children. The billionaire television mogul told the Hollywood Reporter she dreamed of being like Martin Luther King and any kids would have come second to her life’s work: “They would have ended up on the equivalent of the Oprah show talking about me; because something [in my life] would have had to suffer and it would’ve probably been them.”

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