Busy Philipps has been campaigning for a phone call from Oprah, and she sobbed when it actually happened

Busy Tonight/YouTube and Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for HearstBusy Philipps says she was genuinely surprised that she got a call from Oprah Winfrey.
  • During the latest episode of the E! talk show “Busy Tonight,” host Busy Philipps was surprised with a call from Oprah Winfrey, who she’s a huge fan of.
  • “I’m crying now and I have a cold, but I love you,” the actress said when she answered the phone. She had been campaigning for Winfrey to call her since the show’s premiere episode in October.
  • Winfrey, who first made her mark as the top daytime TV talk show host for more than two decades, told Philipps that she’s thrilled to see a woman hosting a late night show.
  • “How do we recover from Oprah calling?” the 39-year-old asked her audience after getting off the call. “It’s just been a wild time in everyone’s lives, and that was really nice.”
  • Watch the video below.



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