Only three more Oprah shows to air before the end on Wednesday. They promise to be star-studded and tear-filled.
Winfrey announced in Nov. 2009 that she would end her popular daytime talk show after 25 years. Since then, she has pulled out all the stops.
Legions of loyal fans are in a state of disbelief that the woman who has been a daytime constant through four presidents, two wars and several recessions will no longer be there.
“She’s one of us,” Marianne Douglas of Rhode Island told “Good Morning America” anchor Lara Spencer. “She’s our ultimate girlfriend.”
(WATCH the video below from Good Morning America, or READ the story from ABC)