Goodbye Windy City! Hello WeHo!
Oprah Winfrey is set to shut down Harpo Studios in Chicago, which has been operating for 26 years and employs roughly 200 people.
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However, only a few will be joining OWN's LA staff when the historic Chicago studio closes its doors in December.
While Oprah broke the news to her Chicago employees herself on Tuesday, she also acknowledged in recent chat with The Hollywood Reporter that she'd be sad to say goodbye, but it was time to consolidate staff.
It will truly be an end of an era.
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This sucks for these people and their families.
DreamWorks Animation will be axing an estimated 500 jobs from everywhere inside the studio, and the reason why is because Jeffrey Katzenberg says so!
Just kidding… sort of.
The company has had a bad couple of disappointments at the box office recently and because of that the studio wants to only make two films per year instead of the three that they've been doing.
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Here's what Katzenberg said about it all:
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