“I don’t believe in it,” Winfrey told Entertainment Tonight‘s Nischelle Turner about retiring.
“The other day somebody said, ‘Oh, I see you’re
Winfrey acknowledged the birthday as a “milestone,” but she doesn’t feel limited by age. “I am feeling some kind of way because it’s the number of which the United States government has said you’re officially old,” she said.
Winfrey joked that all her friends are asking whether she received her Medicare card.
“The wonderful thing about being 65 is you do exactly what you want to do,” she said.
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Christina Santi is a news and culture writer for EBONY.com. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she considers herself a well-read, not so traditional feminist with a heavy interest in music, fashion and pop culture. Christina currently lives in New York City, where she refers to her Cuban & Jamaican descent often while writing about her experiences as a first-generation Afro-Latinx in America. She also devotes time writing personalized reading material for her tutees and turning ideas into words for streetwear brand, PUER By Noel Bronson.