Oprah Winfrey: Taylor Swift ‘Makes My Eyes Water’

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By Andrew Shuster

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Oprah Winfrey praised Taylor Swift in a new interview, calling her a “great role model” and admitting that the admirable way in which the singer handles her fame “makes my eyes water.” But that wasn’t all of the praise she heaped on the hit singer.

In an interview with Australia’s Herald Sun, Winfrey fawned over the pop superstar. “I’ve never seen any woman handle herself the way she does,” the former talk show host said. “She makes my eyes water, the way she handles herself.” Winfrey went on to admit she’s impressed by how the 25-year-old singer “manages the whole fame trip [and] what it means to be in the spotlight” at such a young age.

Winfrey is currently in Australia for her “An Evening With Oprah” tour, a multi-city arena show that kicks off in Melbourne on Wednesday. The production has Winfrey discussing her personal story, as well as sharing insights to life.

Interestingly, Swift is also now in Australia as part of her 1989 world tour. However, the two hardworking women may be too busy with their massive shows to spend any time with one another. Tell Gossip Cop what you think of Winfrey’s kind words about Swift.

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