The New York Socialite Living a Lie

Aired on 10/18/2005 | CC tv-pg
In 2005, Oprah sat down with Jeannette Walls, who admitted she had been living a lie. Jeannette led a fairy-tale life as a glamorous entertainment reporter and Park Avenue socialite, but no one knew that she was hiding a shameful secret—her parents were homeless and living on the streets of New York City.