Whoopi Goldberg: Then and Now
"If you're not prepared for it, it can really sort of destroy you," she says. "But I always kind of knew because of the fact that I lasted as long as I did, looking the way I do."
"I say that about myself," Oprah says.
"But it's the truth," Whoopi says. "There hadn't been anyone really [in Hollywood] who looked like us."