Oprah Winfrey earns $12 million in Weight Watchers stock from one tweet. Photo: Getty Images
Just like that, Oprah Winfrey will be raking in $12 million in Weight Watchers stock for posting a tweet about losing weight while still eating bread.
In the multi-million dollar tweet, a 30-second clip the popular American talk show host posted, she shared a message about being able to lose 26 pounds, while still eating bread.
Eat bread. Lose weight. Whaaatttt? #ComeJoinMe https://t.co/jUgpk9ToXY https://t.co/xtnB53EwSf
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) January 26, 2016
She said: ‘I lost 26 pounds, and I have eaten bread every single day.’
Oprah is reportedly the largest individual stakeholder in Weight Watchers, and her shares increased by 18 per cent, or around $2.10 per share, within an hour after she tweeted the video that earned the profits, according to Market Watch.
She became a spokesperson for Weight Watchers in October 2015, just after buying 10 per cent of the organisation’s shares for around $43.2 million.
However, Oprah won’t be able to bank her profits just yet as she would have to sell her shares to get the funds. …Read More
Source:: The NET