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On an episode of The Real this week, Loni Love, who is an ambassador, promoted the newest Weight Watchers weight loss program: myWW. She showed people how it works, breaking down the point system that comes with her plan in a fun game with the co-hosts. Using examples of the types of meals she eats in a day, and the 36 […]

African-Americans are twice as likely to suffer from sudden cardiac death compared to whites and that rate is triple for black women. Heart disease is an epidemic; and it’s claiming the lives of more Black women than all forms of cancer combined. That’s why the American Heart Association, with the help of its sponsor, WW […]

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Oprah Winfrey, who owns about 8 percent of Weight Watchers, lost nearly $58 million on paper Wednesday morning as the company’s stock plunged. As reported by USA Today, Weight Watchers shares fell 36.1 percent in early trading Wednesday to $18.90 after the company reported Tuesday that it was “disappointed with our start to 2019.” “We had a […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey stands to see the value of her investment in Weight Watchers shrink after the company said it hasn’t signed up as many subscribers as it hoped this winter and expects its profits to suffer. Weight Watchers International’s stock tumbled more than 30 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday. If that […]

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The number of Weight Watchers International subscribers reportedly jumped close to 29% over the last year, and the diet company credits this massive membership gain to Oprah Winfrey. With the nation’s most influential celebrity as a major investor, a record 4.6 million people were signed up for Weight Watchers meetings or online for recurring-billing programs […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Weight Watchers International climbed after it struck a deal with producer and recording artist DJ Khaled, who will represent the brand to millions of follows on Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. DJ Khaled, whose Rihanna-featuring “Wild Thoughts” was one of 2017’s biggest hits, “will document his experience and progress on the […]

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She’s done it again. A new Weight Watchers ad released this morning starring shareholder Oprah Winfrey has sent stock for the company soaring. According to Variety, stocks spiked by more than 10% — as much as 19% — on Thursday morning with the debut of a new ad in which the TV titan reveals she […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey‘s big investment in Weight Watchers has paid off so far, but her Midas touch could be in question given the company’s recent struggles. Winfrey bought a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers for $43.2 million in October and joined the company’s board. The company’s stock more than doubled the […]

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It appears that Oprah Winfrey has been designated the scapegoat for the for the Weight Watchers stock price downfall. As we reported in the Fall of last year, the entertainment mogul and Weight Watchers came together to work out a deal that netted Oprah a 10% stake in the company for $43.2 million. She also […]

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Weight Watchers stocks have skyrocketed yet again because of Oprah Winfrey. The weight loss company’s shares soared on Wednesday (from $3.68 to $23.05) thanks to her new TV commercial, which had an emotional impact on viewers. In the spot, past footage of Winfrey working out is shown as the TV icon talks candidly about her struggle with weight. […]

Weight Watchers newest spokeswoman, Oprah Winfrey is sharing more details on her $43 million investment in the company. Since Oprah announced that she was affiliated with the company, the stock has doubled from $6 a share to over $13. And Oprah, who owns 10% of the company as well as 6 million shares was able […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is paying about $43.2 million for a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers and is joining the weight management company’s board. Shares of Weight Watchers nearly doubled after the deal was announced. Weight Watchers International Inc. said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday that […]