Shania Twain Recalls A VERY Awkward Dinner With Oprah Winfrey That ‘Spoiled’ When They Started Talking About Religion: ‘There Was No Room For Debate’
Shania Twain has revealed that she once had a very awkward moment with talk show icon Oprah Winfrey over dinner, when the conversation turned to religion.
The 57-year-old country singer sat down for a podcast interview on Table Manners with Jessie and Lennie Ware to promote the latest single Waking Up Dreaming, revealing how things quickly turned ‘sour’ with 68-year-old Oprah.
While explaining that it was “one of my most memorable dinners” with Oprah, which took place in a restaurant, Shania recalled how she could feel a disagreement between them about their religious beliefs.
“It was great to have real conversations, but as soon as we started talking about religion, everything went haywire,” Shania said.
Shania Twain’s latest single, Waking Up Dreaming, was released earlier this month. And during her promotional tour for the song, the country singer sat down for a podcast interview on Table Manners with Jessie and Lennie Ware.
So, I said, “Let’s stop talking about religion,” adding that Oprah “is pretty religious.”
The country singer called Oprah “a smart lady.”
She clarified her position on the issue, noting that “she is not religious in the sense that I am dedicated to a religion.” I am much more of a spiritual person. I’d say I’m a seeker.
The 57-year-old entertainer recalled a dinner she had with Oprah Winfrey, which turned “sour” after they started talking about religion.
Shania, who was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, further hinted at how awkward things got between her and Oprah, noting that she likes to debate things.
She added: ‘There was no room for debate, and I like to debate. Canadians like to debate everything. So, I’m like, “Oh, okay. Time to change the subject.”
The singer explained that at the time of dinner, the star was open to having a conversation about their religious differences, but said it was “just not debatable” and did not elaborate.
During the podcast, the star repeated the phrase: “Everyone always says: ‘Never talk about politics or religion.
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Shania appeared on Oprah’s old talk show and collaborated on the 2011 docuseries Why Not? With Shania Twain.
The series was on Oprah’s network, OWN, and had six episodes.
His song Waking Up Dreaming was released last week; she also revealed that her sixth studio album will be released next year.
Star power: His song Waking Up Dreaming was released last week; also revealed that her sixth studio album will be released next year; photographed in 1999