facebook
twitter
search
search

Wrong turn leads Oprah to cowboys

June 9, 2006 at 7:45 PM

PERRY, Okla., June 9 (UPI) -- Three men in Oklahoma began their day practicing their roping skills, but -- due to a simple missed turn -- ended it talking to Oprah Winfrey.

The Oklahoman reports that Cody Leitner was practicing his roping skills with his partners when a caravan of cars approached his home.

"I guess they thought a couple of guys roping in an arena really said 'Oklahoma,' so they stopped and checked it out," Leitner told the Oklahoman.

The media superstar has been traveling cross country filming segments for fall episodes of her show -- and when her crew missed a turn-off to Tulsa, they went through the town of Perry instead, it was reported.

Leitner told the Oklahoman he promptly phoned his wife with news of the surprise visitor, but she didn't believe it -- even after speaking to Oprah herself.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Malia Obama spotted on the set of 'Girls' in New York City
Are Nicolle Wallace and Rosie Perez leaving 'The View'?
Tiffani Thiessen gives birth to son, shares first photo on Instagram
Stephen Colbert hosts Michigan public-access show 'Only in Monroe'
Amy Winehouse's demos for her unfinished, third album have been destroyed