Last night, shameless race-baiter Oprah Winfrey was publicly humiliated when she was confronted by a man who claimed to be her long lost “secret son.”
Oprah was reportedly leaving a taping of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert when she was confronted by Calvin Mitchell, who she had been estranged from for 20 years. The National Enquirer arranged for Mitchell to bump into Oprah when he came to them saying that he wanted to reconnect with her.
According to Daily Mail, Mitchell claims that Oprah asked his mother if she could adopt him when he was 11 years-old after he met the mogul on the set of the 1992 movie There Are No Children Here. Mitchell charmed Oprah on the set of the film, and she began sending him gifts with notes that read, “To my son, Calvin, I love you.”
“It felt strange because I felt if someone wanted to help me with my children, that’s one thing,” Mitchell’s mother recounted. “But to actually adopt one child knowing I have others? I couldn’t allow her to separate my children.”
Days before this confrontation, Mitchell tried to call Oprah, but she was livid that he’d turned to a tabloid for help.
“I’m sorry, I’m sorry, but it was the only way to get in touch with you,” Mitchell told her.
“Honey I’m on my way to the United Nations right now so I can’t talk to you,” Oprah replied. “Calvin, you just take care of yourself.”
Oprah paid for Mitchell to attend a Christian private school, but they fell out when he dropped out at the age of 17.
“I was young. I made a dumb decision, and Oprah wouldn’t forgive me. I feel like what she did was wrong,’ said Calvin, who added that he became suicidal after she “abandoned” him.
“She told me, ‘Calvin, just try to work it out. You can do it. Just hang in there.’ She was trying to inspire me to do what was right. But even after the long pep talk she gave me, I still left,” he added. “I just wanted to come home, and Oprah didn’t understand that.”
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