Sad news for Oprah Winfrey (68). The father of the famous American presenter died on Friday at the age of 88, Oprah announced via her Instagram account. According to entertainment website ‘TMZ’, Vernon Winfrey was suffering from cancer.
“Yesterday I witnessed the moment when the man responsible for my life breathed his last”
As a tribute, Oprah shared a video of a party that was given for her father Vernon a week earlier. It shows how a friend of Oprah, gospel singer Wintley Phipps, sings to Oprah’s father.
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“Yesterday I witnessed the moment when the man responsible for my life took his last breath,” Oprah wrote in her message. She went on to say that “all is well.”