Oprah: You might ask yourself, "Why would Robin—a young, beautiful, successful woman—stay?"
Robin: With Michael, I felt like I had a purpose. I really felt like I had to protect him and love him and convince him that the world can be an okay place—I wanted to love all of his hurts and all of his pain away.
Oprah: Did you love him? Were you in love with him?
Robin: I was. The love that I felt for Michael I still feel now. It's a love that doesn't go away. You know? It's a part of my heart that belongs to him.