This might be the first time I've watched Oprah Winfrey speak openly about the difficulties she'd experienced running her new network OWN. It's been primarily printed words until now (unless I just haven't been paying attention, which is certainly possible). 

It's just rare to see her on the receiving end of an interview, and, as THR notes, it's even rarer to see her having to defend herself or professional ambitions, as she has had to in recent months, and does in the flesh below.

This was from her Monday morning appearance today, live on CBS This Morning.

Watch below: