Oprah has been in Chicago since there were "hoes and rats on the
street"—but now it's time to mosey on to greener, if sunnier, pastures,
like West Hollywood, where Harpo studios are destined for relocation by
the end of this year as part of a company restructuring.
The production company currently employs 200 people in its Chicago
office, while OWN, which is based in California, has its own staff of
140 (no pun intended there). No word yet on whether Harpo employees will
be offered relocation packages or not, but Winfrey herself acknowledged
that "it will be sad to say goodbye." Sniffle. [E!