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Obama Success Forces Winfrey To Use Park Loo For The First Time

5th November 2008

OPRAH WINFREY was so desperate to be part of BARACK OBAMA's success as he was elected the 44th president of the U.S. on Tuesday night (04Nov08), she used a portable park loo for the first...

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The Hollywood President?

5th November 2008

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

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Winfrey Urges Americans To Vote

4th November 2008

Talk-show queen OPRAH WINFREY launched a last-minute bid to urge Americans to vote on Tuesday (04Nov08). The host has rallied around Democratic candidate Barack Obama since publicly endorsing him in December (07), and she started...

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Winfrey Will Join Obama At Election Party

31st October 2008

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY is set to join U.S. Presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA at his Election Night rally next week (beg03Nov08). Winfrey made her endorsement of the Democrat last December (07) - the first...

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Winfrey Brushes Off Ambassador Reports

24th October 2008

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has denied reports she has been courted by U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA to become the country's U.K. ambassador if he is elected into office next month (Nov08). Winfrey made...

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Winfrey Faces $180 Million Lawsuit

23rd October 2008

OPRAH WINFREY is facing a $180 million (GBP110 million) lawsuit from a man previously accused of trying to extort money from the talk show host. Keifer Bonvillain was accused of attempting to gain $1.5 million...

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Fascinating Fact 6204

21st October 2008

OPRAH WINFREY's talk show will now be translated in Spanish for America's six largest Hispanic TV markets, including Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston and Dallas....

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Winfrey Sued For Defamation

6th October 2008

The former headmistress of OPRAH WINFREY's South African school is suing the U.S. talk show host for defamation. Nomvuyo Mzamane, who led the South African Leadership Academy for Girls, filed a lawsuit against Winfrey in...

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Winfrey's Mother Sues Store Over Unpaid Bill

1st October 2008

LATEST: OPRAH WINFREY's mother is countersuing the bosses of a high-end Wisconsin fashion store who filed a lawsuit against her over an unpaid store account. Last month (Sep08), bosses at Valentina Inc. claimed Winfrey's mother...

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Winfrey Denies Carey Cancelled Pregnancy Announcement

25th September 2008

OPRAH WINFREY has dismissed reports MARIAH CAREY has cancelled an appearance on her U.S. chat show on Friday (26Sep08), when she was allegedly set to announce she is pregnant. The pop singer was rumoured to...

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Oprah To Star In Disney Movie

25th September 2008

OPRAH WINFREY has landed herself a role in upcoming Disney animated film THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG. The talk show queen will lend her voice to the character of Eudora, the mother of the main...

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Winfrey Shoots 30 Rock Cameo

19th September 2008

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has signed up for a guest spot on TV comedy 30 ROCK in a bid to boost the show's flagging ratings. The Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey-starring sitcom is critically...

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Critics Say Palin Dodged Gibson's Questions

12th September 2008

Sarah Palin's interview with ABC's Charles Gibson did not receive the same kind of praise from critics that her acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention did two weeks ago. Palin, critics said, seemed determined...

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Oprah Tops Generous Stars List

10th September 2008

OPRAH WINFREY has been named America's leading philanthropic celebrity after handing over more than $50 million (GBP27 million) to charities in the past year. The media queen tops a new list of generous stars, compiled...

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Winfrey Will Star In 30 Rock

9th September 2008

LATEST: OPRAH WINFREY will be starring in an upcoming episode of hit U.S. comedy 30 ROCK. The media titan was earlier this month (Sep08) rumoured to be making a guest appearance on the show. And...

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Winfrey To Star In 30 Rock?

4th September 2008

OPRAH WINFREY is reportedly the latest celebrity slated to appear in hit U.S. comedy 30 ROCK. The media titan is allegedly in talks to secure a guest spot on the show, which stars Hollywood funnywoman...

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Oprah's Mum In Legal Fight Over Unpaid Store Bill

4th September 2008

The bosses of a high-end Wisconsin fashion store are suing OPRAH WINFREY's mum over an unpaid $150,000 (GBP81,000) bill. Valentina Inc. claim Winfrey's mother Vernita Lee has been enjoying perks from the store and special...

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Rock Slams Winfrey's Vote

3rd September 2008

KID ROCK has hit out at talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY - because he "doesn't believe" in her politics. Chatshow host Winfrey has urged her viewers to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, turning...

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Winfrey's Tears At Obama Nomination

29th August 2008

TV mogul OPRAH WINFREY came out in support of U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA on Thursday (28Aug08) - and burst into tears when the Democrat accepted his nomination. The legendary chatshow host, who has urged...

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Oprah Drops 15 Spots On Forbes Power List

29th August 2008

Media titan OPRAH WINFREY has been named the 36th most powerful woman in the world in a new Forbes magazine list. Winfrey was 21st on the list in 2007. Other celebrities to make it onto...

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Winfrey Remains Top-paid Tv Personality

26th August 2008

No one comes close to rivaling Oprah Winfrey as the highest paid talk-show personality. In the latest Forbes magazine list, Winfrey holds the top spot with $275 million a year, nearly four times the amount...

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Winfrey Denies Magazine Cover Snub

21st August 2008

TV mogul OPRAH WINFREY has denied snubbing her own magazine by refusing to pose for the front cover. The legendary chatshow host publishes her own monthly magazine, O, and the cover always features a picture...

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Winfrey Will Support Obama At Democratic Crowning

15th August 2008

U.S. chatshow queen OPRAH WINFREY has confirmed she will support U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA on the night he is crowned America's Democratic party leader. The TV icon has championed the Illinois senator throughout his...

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Fascinating Fact 5752

6th August 2008

Two U.S. economists have devised a mathematical formula to calculate the number of votes OPRAH WINFREY has delivered to U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA. The University of Maryland brains claim the TV queen has won...

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Winfrey School Trial Postponed

4th August 2008

LATEST: The trial of a former employee accused of abusing children at OPRAH WINFREY's all-girl academy in South Africa has been postponed until October (08). Former dorm matron Tiny Virginia Makopo was arrested in October...

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Winfrey School Matron Pleads Not Guilty

29th July 2008

LATEST: The former employee accused of abusing children at OPRAH WINFREY's all-girl academy in South Africa has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Former dorm matron Tiny Virginia Makopo was arrested in October (07) on...

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Ex-matron At Oprah School Pleads Not Guilty To Child Abuse

29th July 2008

A former matron at Oprah Winfrey's school for underprivileged children in South Africa has pleaded not guilty to charges of child abuse.Virginia Mokgobo was arrested last year after allegations of assault, indecent assault and soliciting...

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Redstone Has Nice Words For Spielberg, Cruise

23rd July 2008

Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone says that if Steven Spielberg and David Geffen leave Paramount at the end of the year, as reports have indicated, Viacom will continue to own all of the DreamWorks library. Moreover,...

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Winfrey's Etiquette Advice For Foxx

18th July 2008

Comedic actor JAMIE FOXX has credited talk show host OPRAH WINFREY with refining his rough exterior. Foxx debuted his new MTV show From G's to Gents in America earlier this week (15Jul08) in an effort...

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Oprah's Pregnant Man Gives Birth To Baby Girl

3rd July 2008

The transgendered Oregon man who went public with his pregnancy on OPRAH WINFREY's talk show has given birth to a baby girl. Thomas Beatie, 34, was born a woman but opted for a sex change....

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