Oprah Winfrey Life Hacks: Host's 'Eat Bread, Lose Weight' Tweet Earns $3 Million an Hour
Mar 03, 2016 04:20 AM EST | By Anita Valensia
Only if you are Oprah Winfrey that a single tweet could possibly earn you $3 million in just one hour. Winfrey reportedly banked that much money after posting a viral 60-second testimonial video about being overweight and wanting to get back up again. She admitted trying to do healthy diet so many times but failed. Ending her clip with a powerful message to say, "I feel that way, and I know millions of other people feel that way. Are you ready? Let's do this together."
Following Weight Watchers healthy eating regime, Oprah Winfrey is said to lose weight while still consuming bread every day. After tweeting about the program, with an added hashtag #ComeJoinMe, the media mogul helped to skyrocket the company's share price at almost 20%. The share that spiked approximately $12.5 million was an impressive number resulted from a single statement.
"I lost 26 pounds, and I have eaten bread every single day," she said. Winfrey also reviewing positively about the program - claiming it to be a genius. The advertisement clearly states her love for bread and how she is able to manage it without denial. Sharing her story with her Twitter followers, the TV titan has just made the company's stock rose significantly.
As the Weight Watchers spokesperson, Winfrey has 10% of the company share, owning roughly 6 million of them. Celebrities who previously became Weight Watcher's spokespeople included Sarah Ferguson, Jennifer Hudson and Jenny McCarthy. The company has created many success stories of individuals living a healthier life with what they call, real foods.
The company's significant gain after the announcement could free up its $2 billion of debt. It peaked again after the talk-show host made a guest appearance on the Ellen Show, testifying how Weight Watchers had helped her lost weight using calculator system.