In an interview with ET Online’ s Nischelle Turner on the red carpet at the best of Winfrey’ s upcoming series “ Love Is __ ” on Monday, Winfrey laid to rest the reports that she showered Ragland with presents in an effort to land an interview with her.
“ The story was that Meghan’ s mother had actually pertained to my home and she left loaded with presents, ” stated Winfrey.
“ You understand exactly what the presents were? Of all, she’ s terrific at yoga, so I stated, ‘ Bring your yoga mat and your sneaks in case we simply desire to do yoga on the yard. ’ So among the bags was a yoga mat, and the other was lunch.”
The lunch bag obviously included a revitalizing reward: fresh kumquats.
“ She stated, ‘ I like kumquats, ’ and I stated, ‘ I have a kumquat tree! You desire some kumquats? ’ So it was a basket of kumquats, individuals, ” remembered Winfrey.
“ For all individuals who stated I am getting her presents and I ’ m aiming to bribe her for an interview they were kumquats. I ’ m all for it if kumquats can get you an interview! ”
Winfrey likewise spoke about going to the royal wedding event , and informed “ Extra ” at her best that “ it seemed like another level of whatever. It seemed like more than a wedding event. ”
“ It seemed like a shift in culture. I left more confident. ”