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Oprah's loss is Weight Watchers' gain. When the media maven and partial owner of the weight-loss company tweeted about her recent 26-pound weight loss while participating in the program (and eating bread, no less), investors ate it up, resulting in a 23 percent spike in the company's stock in one day.
Winfrey inked a partnership with Weight Watchers in October, becoming a board member, 10 percent owner, pitchwoman and, of course, member. It seems the collaboration is working for the brand, and for Winfrey.