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WATCH: Oprah Makes Pharrell Cry 'Happy' Tears

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood April 15, 2014 at 1:45PM

Pharrell Williams, complete with his signature Mounties hat in green, stopped by Oprah Prime to discuss his Oscar-nominated "Happy." The segment reduced Williams to tears of joy when Oprah showed him a video mashup of people throughout the world grooving to the catchy "Despicable Me 2" theme song. Watch below.
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Pharrell Williams lets Oprah try on his hat
Pharrell Williams lets Oprah try on his hat

Pharrell Williams, complete with his signature Mounties hat in green, stopped by Oprah Prime to discuss his Oscar-nominated "Happy." The segment reduced Williams to tears of joy when Oprah showed him a video mashup of people throughout the world grooving to the catchy "Despicable Me 2" theme song. Watch below.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.