Oprah Winfrey on Aging: '60 is the New 40'

The media mogul reveals the best and worst about getting older.

ByMichael Rothman
April 09, 2014, 11:01 AM
PHOTO: Oprah on O Magazine's May 2014 cover.
Oprah on O Magazine's May 2014 cover.
Ruven Afanador/Oprah Magazine

April 9, 2014 — -- Oprah Winfrey shows no signs of slowing down now that the TV legend turned 60 in January.

"I'm not one to get hung up on numbers, but if you want to say 60 is the new 40, I'll take that," she told O Magazine. "You can be and do whatever you want, thanks to exercise and hair color."

In fact, the media mogul believes hair color is a saving grace.

"Hair color. The greatest invention of all time for women. Thank you, Miss Clairol," she added.

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The May issue hits newsstands on April 15 with the theme "How to Love the Skin You're In."

Oprah reveals the best and worst parts of aging.

"The absolute best part is being able to be free and do whatever you want. There's nothing better than that," she said. "The hardest part is really recognizing the time that you've wasted and the things that you worried about that really didn't matter. You regret the time that was wasted."

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