"I had literally starved myself for four months—not a morsel of food—to get into that pair of size 10 Calvin Klein jeans," Oprah remembers. I remember thinking that if he could do that, I wonder what I could do.
"Two hours after that show, I started eating to celebrate—of course, within two days those jeans no longer fit! He has been and is an enormous role model for me." Oprah felt disappointed with herself after the interview to the point of tears—ugly tears.
I think I'll end up doing a little bit of both." The pressure was mounting for Oprah and her small staff to come up with a topic for the big day.
The team finally settled on doing a good old fashioned dating show, "How to Marry the Man or Woman of Your Choice." The topic really struck a chord with viewers, making the show a huge success.
Sharing the spotlight, the two sang "Isn't She Lovely" together, fulfilling Jake's once-in-a-lifetime dream. To help Oprah live out that fantasy just a little bit, her producers recreated the opening to The Mary Tyler Moore Show replacing Miss Mary with Oprah!