Oprah’s advice stuck with ‘Wrinkle’ star Storm Reid

Reid said she “fangirled a lot” when she met Winfrey. (Getty)
Updated 17 June 2018
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Oprah’s advice stuck with ‘Wrinkle’ star Storm Reid

  • The talk show legend and media tycoon became a mentor for the Atlanta-born newcomer Storm Reid

LOS ANGELES: She hasn’t yet turned 15 but child star Storm Reid is wise enough to have picked up some life lessons already — the most important of them from Oprah Winfrey.

The talk show legend and media tycoon became a mentor for the Atlanta-born newcomer on the set of Disney sci-fi fantasy “A Wrinkle in Time,” which came out in March.

“She said, ‘Don’t waste energy on things you can’t change in life when you could be using that energy on something else positive.’ It’s my life motto,” Reid told AFP.

Speaking on the red carpet at the MTV Movie and Television Awards in Los Angeles, Reid said she “fangirled a lot” when she met Winfrey.

Unkind critics might point out that Oprah’s advice would work well in the case of “Wrinkle,” which was panned by critics and made losses estimated at up to $186 million.


Where We Are Going Today: Cloud 9

Updated 19 July 2019
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Where We Are Going Today: Cloud 9

  • Cloud 9 has rapidly gained popularity in Jeddah

This is one of the most appropriately named cafes in Jeddah, because its coffee takes you to Cloud 9.

Cloud 9 has rapidly gained popularity in Jeddah, becoming the center of attention in events like the Gamers Con and XJED. The cafe itself is extremely cozy and is commonly defined as a place with good vibes and music, making it the best place for friends to spend time together.

For coffee they have trained baristas who add their own twists on the coffee, such as their salted caramel coffee, served with the rim of the cup coated in salt and caramel to add an extra punch of flavor.

They also serve amazing savory dishes such as their Fattoush Salad, Pronto Pasta. For people seeking healthier options, they have sweeter snacks such as granola with fruits.

And there is even more to the place than its amazing food and coffee — they also serve iced tea, making the cafe ideal for everyone who wants to have a fun time.