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Oprah Winfrey welcomed Grammy Award-winning singer and Golden Globe nominee Fantasia Barrino to talk about her feature film debut as “Celie” in the reimagining of the classic story and the Broadway musical, The Color Purple

Fantasia, Oprah Winfrey (Photo credit: Harpo / Huy Doan)

In this emotional conversation, Fantasia shares the personal inspiration behind her portrayal and how her character empowered her to heal. 

Oprah and Fantasia celebrate the sisterhood of the women at the heart of the story and the new dimension to Shug and Celie’s relationship. 

Fantasia explains how she learned the power of forgiveness through her role and why she believes women, men, and families will be healed by watching The Color Purple.

Watch the powerful and emotional clips below.

The Color Purple is now playing in theaters and will be available for premium digital ownership at home for $24.99 and 48-hour PVOD rental for $19.99, beginning January 16. 

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