Oprah Winfrey told Piers Morgan that the most difficult check she has to write each year is for the Internal Revenue Service, and she usually needs some tequila from her accountants when she signs it.

Winfrey admitted to Morgan during the debut episode Monday evening of the CNN talk show he is taking over from Larry King that she only signs checks for amounts over $100,000 nowadays. Winfrey launched her new cable TV network, the Oprah Winfrey Network, or OWN, earlier this month. But she still has “several hundred” checks to sign for over $100,000.

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