Toke Makinwa to launch talk show years after she failed to secure Oprah Winfrey's mentorship

Toke Makinwa to launch talk show years after she failed to secure Oprah Winfrey's mentorship
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Media personality and content creator, Toke Makinwa, says she is set to toe the path of her idol, Oprah Winfrey, by launching her own talk show.

Tagged ”Talk with Toke Makinwa,” the on-air-personality disclosed that, as a kid, she had always admired the charisma of the American talk show host and philanthropist.

Toke, who made the revelation in a post on her verified Instagram page, further added that she has written several times to the celebrated media icon several times with a slim hope that she would, at least, adopt her.

Tokstarr, as she is fondly called, stressed that her optimism and dream to be a talk show host like Oprah in the 12 years has paid off as she is set to host the biggest talk show in Africa.

”Talk with Toke Makinwa” will air on Honey Channel173 on DSTV from the 19th of November 2021.

Toke wrote, "Dear @oprah I know the chances of you reading this is second to none but I just wanted to share this pivotal moment with you.

"I wrote so many letters to you as a child, hoping you’ll adopt me and I’ll one day be a talk show host just like you.

"You see, this was my dream as a little girl, to have a voice that unites people like me, to tell stories and change the world through television.

"I never got a response from you but I watched you more and I knew that one day, if I stayed true to my path, if I worked hard the universe will reward me.

"This year has been my year of manifestation, God’s goodness is running after me.

"After 12 years of dreaming and working hard, guys say hello to the host of the biggest talk show in Africa.

"Yes guys, the biggest global talk show is coming to @honeyafricatv it’s called Talk with Toke Makinwa and I get to chat the biggest stars around the globe.

"Africa, this one is for you. Catch it on the 19th of November on Honey channel 173 on DSTV.

"Dreams come true."

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