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Oprah Winfrey epic finale

The Oprah Winfrey Show ended 25 years of wonderful shows today. In case you missed it, check out Oprah’s tearful and heartfelt goodbye. Get the tissues out, grab a glass of wine and watch!

Oprah Winfrey epic finale

After months of speculation and anticipation, the finale of The Oprah Winfrey Show aired today -- and the final guest was Oprah. Wearing a pink dress and standing next to a plush chair, Oprah gave a heartfelt goodbye.

"There will be no guests, no makeovers, no surprises. You will not be getting a car. This last hour is really about me saying thank you. My love letter to you," she said to the audience.

Her weight has changed, her hair has changed -- but what remains is her dedication to her fans.

Oprah's epic finale will undoubtedly bring in huge ratings. The first day of her finale week brought in big numbers -- double what her average was before May 8th!

Her Farewell Spectacular show brought in some of Hollywood's heaviest hitters that came to pay their respects to Oprah. Celebrities included Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Beyonce, Julia Roberts, Aretha Franklin, Will Smith, Katie Holmes, Madonna, Jennifer Aniston and John Travolta.

The last Oprah Winfrey Show on May 25, 2011 left the biggest celebrity for the last: Oprah Winfrey.

Watch Oprah's final farewell speech here:

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