Oprah’s Office Visit At OWN Network

January 24th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Oprah’s office at the OWN Network and a visit on a Friday night….wow! I’m still coming down from Cloud 9. This weekend was non-stop fun! So what happened….we’ll I met this amazing community on twitter and friendships grew with a community of like-minded people who also love all things O (especially her private office) and support her beautiful vision that is her new network OWN. So fast forward 5 years and they decided to fly into L.A and created a weekend retreat for ‘OWN ambassadors‘ which started off with going to […]

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Oprah’s The Life You Want Tour

November 18th, 2014 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

  Oprah’s The Life You Want Tour did not disappoint. The energy was electric and infectious. The crowd wen’t absolutely wild as she rose from the ground up on to the stage, rock star style. Epic would be too small a word.   It is difficult to find the right words to describe the emotions I felt entering the arena. I almost wanted to weep. It was awe-inspiring to see what one person could create. Can you imagine filling an arena full of people all there to hear you speak? […]

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Life Epiphanies Are Turning Point Moments in Our Lives

October 27th, 2014 | Added to: Kommunity | Comments Off

  Life epiphanies are turning point moments that are pivotal occurrences that can or will change our lives. The turning point moments of famous people are well known. Oprah Winfrey was fired as news anchor at WJZ-TV, which allowed her to refocus and become the talk show host she was born to be. Steve Jobs was removed from his own company and used the break to reinvent himself, establishing himself as one of the great visionaries with a cult following. Employed as a caricaturist, Walt Disney was fired because “he lacked imagination and had no […]

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Behind the Scenes: Working with Oprah & Tyler Perry on The Haves and Have Nots

July 15th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

    Today we have a special surprise for all of the fans of the OWN drama, Tyler Perry’s The Haves and Have Nots. Renee Lawless, the wonderful actress playing Katheryn Cryer, is here to give us a behind the scenes glimpse into her world.   Renee tells a hilarious story about the first time she worked with Tyler Perry. She goes on to tell us what she thinks of her character, Katheryn Cryer.  I’ve always wondered if kissing on set was the best part of being an actress. She […]

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KirstyTV Talk Show Reel – Inspiring Stories That Heal

May 6th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews, K's Journey | Comments Off

Welcome to KirstyTV, a new inspirational talk show about the power of sharing stories. I believe when people share their stories they heal themselves and they heal others. Each week, I interview everyday people, celebrities and experts of all kinds of topics that we all go through in life. Join the conversation. Sign up for the newsletter and find us across our social networks where we chat every day about issues that matter. Some of the topics and amazing stories we have covered are listed below. Click on the links […]

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Tips on How to Find Success Everyday

January 5th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

How to seize the day! Carpe Diem! I met Jasmine through the Oprah and Owners community. Jasmine has an inspirational blog called, Carpe Diem that I really love. Carpe diem is an aphorism usually translated “seize the day”, taken from a poem published in the Odes in 23 BC by the Latin poet Horace. She read it in high school and loved the meaning ever since. Jasmine tells us that seizing the day is really about being mindful, present and appreciative. Most people think about seizing the day as having […]

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Persistence to the Point of Almost Stalking Pays Off

October 17th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

OWNers, this is for you! Paolo Presta and I shot some extra footage and an interview all about what is was like for Paolo to meet Oprah and how that changed his life. Watch it to the end because we have some extra funny footage! I love Oprah, the OWN Network, Spoonful of Paolo and this amazing community who continues to support us and each other.     Oprah hit the road in her Wildest Dreams Bus back in 2004 to make people’s dreams come true. One of her stops was […]

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OWN Ambassador’s Or #OWNers As We Like To Call Ourselves – 5 Owners Inspiring Interviews

August 18th, 2013 | Added to: Kommunity | Comments Off

Oprah calls them ‘Carriers Of The Light’. They are #OWNers, #OWN Ambassadors & #SuperSoulers.  I met each of them through twitter, through our common love of ‘Super Soul Sunday & all things OWN. All with a common interest to learn, grow & heal. They epitomize what my show KirstyTV is all about ‘sharing your story so you can heal yourself & heal others’. We invite you to watch their profound, personal videos below & please help us share and tweet the links below.  Interview 1 – Paolo Presta’s life was changed […]

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Oprah’s Lifeclass Helped Amy Baumgardner Recover and Heal

August 17th, 2013 | Added to: Kommunity | Comments Off

 My experience on Oprah’s Life Class was both exciting, because I’m meeting Oprah, and terrifying. I had no idea how the audience, Iyanla, Oprah or my town was going to react.  I was nervous to share my story but I also felt I needed to do it.  I discussed it over and over with my husband and we both came to the same conclusion.  How can I attempt to reduce the stigma of addiction and recovery if I don’t have the courage to share my OWN truth.  So, I boarded […]

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Drunk Driving With Her Children – Her Story Of Recovery & Forgiveness, Amy Baumgardner

August 17th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Drunk driving with her children is where her story to recovery and forgiveness began. Amy Baumgardner is a wife, a mother & a recovering alcoholic who is sharing her very personal story with us at KirstyTV. Four years ago, Amy made the decision to drive drunk with her 5 and 7 year old children. She had a car accident which threatened the life of her youngest child, leaving her in critical condition. The accident was a huge turning point for her, eventually leading her to meet Oprah Winfrey and Iyanla […]

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Gay at Eight Years Old & Learning to Accept It

August 13th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

    Lonnell Williams is a LGBT advocate and supporter it is his life’s work to change the stigma attached to many in this community but especially for black african american gay men. He has a huge heart and spirit to help others.  He shares with us, his own personal story of coming out as a gay man; the highs and lows of the journey. How he told his father that he was gay and how he came to accept that he was gay. His  online show, Pillow Talk is so fun–he […]

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Rainn Wilson of SoulPancake – Your Own Rap Song

August 9th, 2013 | Added to: Uncategorized | Comments Off

Rainn Wilson is an actor most known for his Emmy-nominated role, Dwight on the American version of The Office. Wilson founded the website SoulPancake. Since its launch in March 2009, it has had over 1 million visits, and has been featured on Oprah Winfrey’s Satellite Radio Show. I love Rainn’s website, SoulPancake so much because there they tackle all those huge life topics that we all think about but don’t always ask. It’s is a place to speak your mind, unload your questions, and figure out what it means to be human. Their […]

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Lonnell Williams – Your Own Rap

August 8th, 2013 | Added to: Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Lonnell Williams is a an incredible man who does interviews with the LGBT community, has a huge heart and spirit to help others. His show, Pillow Talk is so fun–he holds the interviews in his bed!!  I met Lonnell on Twitter and I appreciate his friendship so much! I thought he would get a kick out of having his own rap song. Click the play button on the player above. I did this because out of nowhere, I had a whim to have one made for KirstyTV for $5 on fiverr.com and it was […]

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Paolo Presta – Your Own Rap

August 8th, 2013 | Added to: Uncategorized | Comments Off

Paolo Presta is super funny! He has a web series/talk show with celebrities, music, sweets and more. I met him on twitter and he is a big OWN supporter, naturally since Oprah changed his life! ‘For years, Paolo wrote to “The Oprah Winfrey Show” asking Oprah to help him fulfill his dream of being a part of the Entertainment business in Hollywood.  Finally, in November of 2004, Oprah Winfrey surprised Paolo at his father’s store and gave him a speaking role on NBC’s “Will & Grace”.  That was one of the greatest […]

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Kirsty TV on The Today Show – ‘THE NEXT OPRAH’ (Video)

June 10th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

I am so excited The Today Show covered my story about building Kirsty TV–what an incredible experience. Their title ‘The Next Oprah’ is an honor but massive shoes to fill. I am a huge Oprah fan and can only hope to have half the career she has had. Oprah has conducted over 30,000 interviews over a 25 year career. I on the other hand, am just at the beginning of my journey with just over 30 interviews. She left such a mark on the talk show space I think anyone […]

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Angelina Jolie – Double Mastectomy To Prevent Breast Cancer

June 3rd, 2013 | Added to: Celebrities | Comments Off

Angelina Jolie reveals she had a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. I think women all over the world are inspired by her courage to share such a personal choice. This week at her first public appearance since she announcing her decision to undergo a double mastectomy, she said she feels “wonderful” and is “grateful for all the support”. “I’ve been very happy just to see the discussion about women’s health expanded, and that means the world to me,” Jolie told the BBC at the world premiere of Brad Pitt’s […]

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Overcoming Fears! Interview With Rhonda Britten, Repeat Oprah Guest & Founder Of The Fearless Living Institute

May 10th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

“There is nothing wrong with you, it’s just fear.” I’m chatting with Rhonda Britten, repeat Oprah guest, four-time bestselling Author, Founder of the Fearless Living Institute and Emmy Award-winner from her life-changing work on Starting Over. Whether that’s a fear of rejection or loss; fear of failure or success; fear of abandonment or pain, Rhonda has created a method for anyone anywhere to master the invisible, insidious fear we all have of ‘not being good enough.’ What she teaches is what she’s lived. Learn more about fearless living on her […]

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Video – Stedman Graham, K Expert On How To Move Forward & Succeed + Bonus Video

March 15th, 2013 | Added to: Celebrities, K Experts | Comments Off

It was an honor to spend some time talking with Stedman Graham author, educator and entrepreneur (though many know him as Oprah’s boyfriend). Life was not always easy for Stedman. He grew up in a challenging environment with low self esteem and a lack of confidence. Here we caught up and discussed moving forward in life, even when we may have not had the best of opportunities. He had some great tips and wonderful wisdom to share with us. Here are some of my favorite tweetable moments from our interview. […]

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Stedman Graham On Dating Oprah Winfrey

March 13th, 2013 | Added to: Celebrities, K Experts | Comments Off

It was thrilling to talk with Stedman Graham, author, educator and entrepreneur (though many know him as Oprah’s boyfriend)! I couldn’t resist; I had to ask him to give men around the world advice on how to date a strong and powerful woman.  His reply was pretty much PERFECT!  Haha, Oprah knows how to pick ‘em. I bet he’s one of her ‘favorite things’… if only she could hand Stedman’s out at her show… Get to know Stedman on Facebook at facebook.com/stedmangraham. Stay tuned to www.KirstyTV.com for more episodes of our interviews. We […]

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