Brooke Meredith

Feb 4, 2021

4 min read

Famous People Who Were Told They’d Fail.

There are many of them.

Elizabeth Gilbert was once an “unpublished diner waitress”, devastated by rejection letters. She was rejected hundreds of times. Her books are now massive, worldwide bestsellers.

Before she became the star of daytime TV, Oprah Winfrey was fired from her job as an evening news reporter at Baltimore’s WJZ-TV because she was “unfit for television…