Lee Daniels Talks About Prince, Donald Trump And The Time Oprah Called Him “A Petulant Child” – SXSW

Lee DanielsSXSW keynote address Sunday morning encompassed everything from Donald Trump to Purple Rain, and even included the director doing his best Oprah Winfrey impersonation as he recalled the talk show queen dressing him down when he complained about ratings.
“Oprah said, ‘You petulant child…,'” Daniels said, imitating Winfrey’s reaction when he complained that his Star wasn’t getting the ratings of his Empire. “She said, ‘You still have solid numbers.'”
Daniels (Pr…

Lee DanielsSXSW keynote address Sunday morning encompassed everything from Donald Trump to Purple Rain, and even included the director doing his best Oprah Winfrey impersonation as he recalled the talk show queen dressing him down when he complained about ratings. "Oprah said, 'You petulant child…,'" Daniels said, imitating Winfrey’s reaction when he complained that his Star wasn’t getting the ratings of his Empire. "She said, 'You still have solid numbers.'" Daniels (Pr…