Oprah Winfrey is sharing with Tina Fey the advice she once received from the late poet Maya Angelou about getting older.
The 65-year-old executive was joined by the 49-year-old Modern Love actress at Oprah‘s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour – presented by WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined – at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday (January 11) in St Paul, Minn.
“I feel like I am at an age where all the things I’ve ever thought I wanted to do, I did them,” Tina said. “I always wanted to work at Saturday Night Live, I always wanted to have a show, I always wanted to have children… And I did that. So I feel like I’m trying to be quiet, and take things in. And listen. I’m waiting for something inside me to tell me what the next thing is I want to do.”
“Wait for that,” Oprah advised her. “Don’t tell it. Let it tell you.”
Oprah added, “I’ll tell you, the only number that actually gave me pause was 60. But when I turned 50, my dear friend, Maya Angelou was still alive, and Maya said to me, ‘Babe, the fifties are everything you’ve been meaning to be. It’s everything you thought you might do. This is it. It’s coming in. You’re not even there yet.’”
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You better believe I was going to visit the Mary Tyler Moore statue when I touched down in Minnesota! Thank you for joining me, Tina Fey. Liz Lemon would’ve loved this. See y’all tomorrow for the WW 2020 Vision Tour, St. Paul! @ww.now #Oprahs2020VisionTour
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