Oprah feared failure ahead of acting return

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August 12, 2013 AT 5:58 PM
Oprah Winfrey was hesitant to make her movie return in Lee Daniels? ?The Butler? because she feared she would ?embarrass? herself after the box office flop of her 1998 film ?Beloved.? The film?s failure sent Winfrey into a downward spiral for ?about 30 or 40 days? and she reveals the emotions she battled during that dark period made her weary of returning to the big screen ever again.