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Glastonbury Chief Joins Obama On Time 100 List

30th April 2009

Michael Eavis has been named on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world alongside the likes of Barack Obama and actor Zac Efron.The Glastonbury Festival founder said he was "flattered...

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Winfrey's 'Aha Moment' Catchphrase At Centre Of Legal Battle

24th April 2009

OPRAH WINFREY is embroiled in a legal battle with the bosses of an insurance company over the use of her signature catchphrase, the "Aha moment". The media titan is known for using the phrase to describe...

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Dicaprio And Winfrey Are The Greenest Stars

21st April 2009

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and OPRAH WINFREY are the greenest celebrities in the world, according to a new poll to unearth the most popular eco-friendly stars. DiCaprio beat off competition from Bono, Brad Pitt and actor Ed Begley...

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Sensational Stories Receive Different Treatment

21st April 2009

The case of the missing Natalee Holloway may have long ago disappeared from the tabloids and cable talk shows, but it was still fresh enough people's minds to produce record ratings Sunday night for the...

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Oprah Pulls Columbine Tragedy Anniversary Special

20th April 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has cancelled a TV special to mark the 10th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre out of respect for the victims and their families. Twelve students and a teacher were killed when Eric...

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Oprah Offered Irwin Statue

9th April 2009

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has been offered the chance to buy a $60,000 (£40,000) statue of tragic CROCODILE HUNTER STEVE IRWIN - because no one in his native Australia wants it. Aussie sculptor Mitch Mitchell...

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Fbi Calling

9th April 2009

The FBI warned recipients of email messages saying that they had been selected as nominees to appear on "The Oprah Millionaire Contest Show" that the notices are fraudulent. According to the Los Angeles Times ,...

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Winfrey Gets Fbi Involved In Sweepstakes Scam

9th April 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has called in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to look into a $1 million (£680,270) scam allegedly sponsored by her talk show. Winfrey's camp was alerted to the issue by fans complaining about...

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Winfrey Denies Isolating Accused South African Students

7th April 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has denied allegations a group of students expelled from her South African girls school for sexual misconduct were kept in isolation for weeks after the scandal. Seven pupils at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy...

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Fascinating Fact 7114

3rd April 2009

The launch of OPRAH WINFREY's new U.S. television network has been pushed back one year to 2010. The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will debut with a new series entitled Excellent Adventures. The media mogul and...

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The Hollywood President?

1st April 2009

Daily Variety , in a front-page commentary, made the case that Obama owed much of his success to his television strategy. "His image is that of someone who's in touch with people. A big part...

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Winfrey Disappointed About New School Scandal

1st April 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has spoken out about her distress over a sex scandal rocking her South African girls school. Students at her boarding school have reportedly been expelled for sexual misconduct. They are accused of sexually harassing...

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Winfrey's Leadership Academy Rocked By Second Sex Scandal

31st March 2009

OPRAH WINFREY's all-girl boarding school in South Africa has been hit with another scandal after students were reportedly expelled for sexual misconduct. Seven students were dismissed from The South African Leadership Academy for Girls last week...

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Ellen And Oprah Together -- On Oprah's Magazine

23rd March 2009

Suggesting that competition between the two doyennes of daytime talk shows isn't nearly as fierce as some might have believed, Oprah Winfrey appeared via satellite on Ellen DeGeneres's show Friday and invited her to share...

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Rihanna Splits From Brown - Report

19th March 2009

RIHANNA has reportedly heeded OPRAH WINFREY's advice and split from on/off boyfriend CHRIS BROWN. The Umbrella singer was allegedly assaulted by Brown in a fight last month (Feb09), but, after a brief split, the couple reconciled....

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Winfrey Mourns Puppy

18th March 2009

U.S. TV talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY is mourning the loss of her new adopted puppy IVAN - one year after her beloved 13-year-old dog SOPHIE died. The media queen recently took in cocker spaniel puppies...

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Winfrey: 'Rihanna Has Low Self-esteem'

13th March 2009

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has blamed low self-esteem for RIHANNA's decision to reconcile with boyfriend CHRIS BROWN. Brown is facing felony charges of assault and making criminal threats following an altercation with the Umbrella hitmaker...

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Oprah Warns Rihanna To Keep Distance From Brown

8th March 2009

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has warned RIHANNA against reconciling with boyfriend CHRIS BROWN. Brown has been charged with two felony charges following his bust-up with the Umbrella hitmaker last month (Feb09). The Kiss Kiss singer...

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Fascinating Fact 6957

5th March 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has added to her family of dogs after a year of publicly mourning the loss of her beloved 13-year-old cocker spaniel, Sophie. The media queen's unnamed spaniel puppy, adopted from a Chicago, Illinois...

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Fascinating Fact 6954

5th March 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has been honoured for her philanthropy in education by New York's Columbia University. The media titan was presented with the 2009 Klingenstein Leadership Award at a ceremony in Chicago, Illinois last Friday (27Feb09)....

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Kate Winslet Compares Oscar To Mother's Cooking Prize

24th February 2009

KATE WINSLET's best actress Academy Award is not the only accolade her family has been rewarded with.THE READER star's mother Sally proved victorious in a pickling competition at her local pub, The Retreat in Reading.Speaking...

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The Things They Say 11267

17th February 2009

"Right now I can't think of anything that makes me support anything that Chris Brown is saying at this time. And my heart just aches for Rihanna." OPRAH WINFREY's best pal and broadcaster GAYLE KING...

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50 Is Second Top African-american Earner

5th February 2009

Rappers JAY-Z and 50 CENT have come in just behind OPRAH WINFREY and golfer TIGER WOODS on a new list of rich African-American celebrities. The $83 million (£59.2 million) Jay-Z earned between June 2007 and June...

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Winfrey Donates $1.5 Million To New Jersey Education System

3rd February 2009

TV titan OPRAH WINFREY has donated more than $1.5 million (£1 million) to improve the education system in the most populated city in New Jersey. Winfrey's donation will be used to fund scholarships and programmes benefiting...

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Winfrey 'Not Interested' In Obama's Senate Seat

27th January 2009

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY is "amused" she was considered as a possible replacement for BARACK OBAMA in the U.S. senate - insisting she's "not interested" in the position. Disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich - arrested...

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Oprah Touted For Obama's Senate Seat

26th January 2009

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY was touted as a possible replacement for BARACK OBAMA in the U.S. senate. Disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has revealed Winfrey was one of a number of candidates considered for...

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Davis Vowed To Stomp Out Oprah For Doubt Role

26th January 2009

Actress VIOLA DAVIS was determined not to let OPRAH WINFREY intimidate her run for her Oscar-nominated role in DOUBT - insisting she would've battled it out with the TV queen who lobbied for the part. The...

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Oprah To Turn Book Choice Into A Movie

25th January 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has teamed up with TOM HANKS to turn her latest Book Club choice into a new movie. The talk show queen introduced TV viewers to David Wroblewski's The Story of Edgar Sawtelle last...

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Winfrey Has High Praise For Actress Who Took Her Role In Doubt

24th January 2009

OPRAH WINFREY has faced off with the actress who took the role she wanted to play in DOUBT just a day after her Oscar nomination was announced. Talk show queen and occasional actress Winfrey lobbied...

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Winfrey Missed Out On Doubt

14th January 2009

OPRAH WINFREY missed out on a role in DOUBT when director JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY chose VIOLA DAVIS over her. Winfrey revealed the news while chatting to the film's star Meryl Streep on her U.S. talk...

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