Why did Iyanla end her marriage?

Because after 14 years, I finally realize ‘He don’t love me the way I want to be loved. ‘ I just don’t want to be loved like this. See, I don’t get to tell people how to love me. I get to see how they love and then choose if I want to participate.

Why did Iyanla and Oprah fall out?

What caused their rift? Eleven years ago, Iyanla told Oprah and Harpo executives she was ready to host her own talk show, but Oprah felt she needed more time to grow. After that fateful meeting, Iyanla and Harpo parted ways, and Iyanla signed on to host The Iyanla Show, which was canceled after just one season.

Why was Oprah mad at Iyanla?

At one point, Oprah had crowned best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant the next-best thing, but things went sour when Vanzant got an offer to host her own show and presented Oprah with an ultimatum — give me my own show or I go. At least that’s how Oprah interpreted it. Vanzant denies that was her intention.