Despite the company’s lagging membership in recent years, shares of Weight Watchers stock are up 117 percent since Oprah Winfrey announced in a statement this week that she has purchased a stake in the company. What do you think?


“Good for her. It takes a lot self-control to purchase such a small portion of the company.”

Julie Distefano • Pyrotechnics Expert

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“If this means I get to eat frozen dinners with Oprah’s face on the box, I’m all for it!”

Carson Hund • Event Security

“I haven’t trusted her endorsements since she told me to read ‘Anna Karenina.’”

Leo Howell • Risk Analyst