Mort Meisner Reflects on Troubled Childhood and Storied Career in New Memoir

Before Oprah became a global brand and head of a multimedia empire, she was a local news reporter in Chicago. “Extra’s” Jenn Lahmers just caught up with Mort Meisner, the guy who gave Queen O her big break!

Meisner opened up to Jenn about his new memoir, “Enough to Be Dangerous,” which explores his battle with addiction, going from rock ’n’ roll promoter to news director, when he hired Oprah, and his evolution into becoming a successful news talent agent.

He also reveals the celeb who changed his life. Watch!

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