Oprah Winfrey takes her final bow after 25 years as chat show queen

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Oprah Winfrey takes her final bow after 25 years as chat show queen

Arguably the most memorable Oprah moment came in 2005 when the world's biggest movie star jumped up and down on her sofa.

In a surprising break from his reserved professional persona, Tom Cruise declared his love for new girlfriend Katie Holmes – now his wife – with a passionate display which made headlines across the world.

It was a testament to his host that Tom felt comfortable making such a public declaration. But then Oprah has never been afraid to share her own experience – highs and lows – with her audience