Oprah Interviews Beyoncé, Combined Megastar-Wattage Causes Widespread Electricity Blackouts
Just kidding. No electricity blackouts occurred when Oprah and fellow one-name-only queen empress of pop culture, Beyoncé, sat down for a friendly chat on Oprah’s Next Chapter. It was mostly just an epic mutual appreciation society meeting. Beyoncé, who has always been a star but now seems like some sort of once-a-century supernova of fame and adoration, was promoting her new documentary, Life Is But A Dream. Surreal probably doesn’t do justice to what Beyoncé’s life is like these days.
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If you’ve been looking for a chance to say something then this very well could be it.
I wish to God I’d had a list like this when I was 23.
Answer phones better than anyone else has answered phones before. Relay messages so brilliant, they bring people to tears. Turn the coffee run into the choreography of Swan Lake. Become best friends with every intern and every underling and every taxi driver you encounter.
I remember taking the pen and notebook from that woman outside the courtroom, flipping to a clean page in the book, and writing, JESSICA IS SAD in big, bold, uncoordinated letters. “My sister is going to be a good writer someday! Look at how nice her lines are!”