Oprah On Obama's Speech: "I Cried My Eyelashes Off"
Posted on Fri Aug 29, 2008 01:51 PM PDT

Oprah Winfrey OPRAHNYC092904_001.jpg LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Oprah Winfrey was moved to tears by Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention last night, and the talk show legend told the Associated Press, "I cried my eyelashes off," just moments after Obama accepted the nomination for president before an estimated 84,000 people.

Winfrey added, "He's not an African-American candidate. He's a candidate for Americans."