Oprah Winfrey marked her 70th birthday on Monday, receiving heartfelt tributes from friends and celebrities.
Stars like Julia Roberts, Viola Davis, and Niecy Nash-Betts took to social media to express their love and admiration for Winfrey. Julia Roberts referred to Oprah as a “shining, guiding light,” while Viola Davis wished her a happy birthday and praised her growth and impact. Niecy Nash-Betts celebrated Oprah’s milestone with a series of photos and a message expressing love.
Oprah Winfrey took the occasion to reflect on her life, sharing an essay where she discussed savoring the moments, going through old journals, photos, and memory boxes. She emphasized the discovery, pain, joy, and wonder of the 70 years that shaped her into the woman she is today.
The media icon celebrated her birthday with a beach run and embraced the opportunity for introspection and gratitude.