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This just in: Oprah won't be helping to save soap operas [Video]

Oprah Winfrey filmed a video to soap opera devotees that were hoping her golden touch would help save their beloved soaps.

Unfortunately, while she "understands" soap viewers' disappointment at the demise of their favorite daytime dramas, Winfrey says it's a matter of numbers — or lack thereof.

"I will not be taking on the responsibility of trying to revive an instituon that for all intent and all purpose indicates that that time has come for it to be over," she says in the video. "So thank you for believing I could save them, but I really can't."

Way to surrender, Oprah.

Fans of the recently canned "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" have been flooding the inboxes of just about everyone these days, including advertisers, hoping their pleas will be heard.

Here's more from O.

 

— Yvonne Villarreal

twitter.com/villarrealy

 
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All Oprah had to say was no thanks. By going on and declaring soaps dead she pissed off the people she wants for her audience at OWN. Have you looked at the OWN line-up? It looks as if Brian Frons did the programming for her.

i don't watch oprah anyway largely because she's a sellout2 the rich, white
certain groups of individuals , she opened a school in Africa instead of contributing to peoples educational needs in Chicago or schools in the USA!!

I hate what they are doing to Marty.I think,that is the reason so many fans have stopped watching OLTL.You have made John look like a whore and a poor excuse for a man. Marty looses her baby and instead of him helping her through her grief,he turns and start chasing Natalie.Natalie never pays for anything that she does.She stabbed Mitch,kidnapped Marty and hit her with the butt of a gun,caused Evangeline to get kidnapped,stole part of jessica's inheritance,and interfere in police business.John never stops her.Now Natalie is claiming that Marty broke-up her and john,never addressing the fact that she broke up john&marty,while sleeping with Brody before making sure that john was coming.Any other man would hate Natalie for that,but you keep him coming to her like a sick puppy.why didn't they have new DNA tests done when Clint tampered with the tests.Too much catering to Natalie hurt ratings.


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