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Oprah To Turn Book Choice Into A Movie

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...

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

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...

Winfrey Missed Out On Doubt

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...

Stars Reach Out To Travolta + Preston

OPRAH WINFREY, TOM CRUISE and TOM HANKS are among the stars who have sent condolence messages to JOHN TRAVOLTA and his wife KELLY PRESTON as they mourn the loss of their son. Jett Travolta died...

Winfrey's $365,000 Gift To School

U.S. TV titan OPRAH WINFREY has become a hit with students in Atlanta, Georgia - after she donated $365,000 (GBP243,000) to a school for low-income kids. The media mogul offered the staggering amount to ensure...

Winfrey Receives Peta Honour

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has received an early Christmas present - she is People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' Person of the Year. The TV star was given the honour after using her...

Winfrey Lands New Tv/movie Deal

TV queen OPRAH WINFREY has signed an exclusive new deal to develop movies and miniseries for cable network HBO. The talk show host will develop the projects as part of a three-year deal with her...

Winfrey 'Embarrassed' By Weight Gain

OPRAH WINFREY is "embarrassed" after packing on 40 pounds in recent months - because she now tips the scales at 200 pounds. The talk show queen writes in the January (09) issue of her O...

Labelle Was Robbed Of Diamond Earrings

Singing legend PATTI LABELLE was robbed of a pair of diamond earrings OPRAH WINFREY gave her as a gift. LaBelle was a guest of honour at Winfrey's 2006 Legend's Ball, a three-day celebration recognising great...

Miley Cyrus Named In Power 100

Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus has been named in the Hollywood Reporter's list of the 100 most powerful women in entertainment.The 16-year-old actress and singer already has a substantial CV, which includes a number one...

By on 07 December 2008

Winfrey Was Snubbed By Palin

OPRAH WINFREY has slammed failed Republican vice-presidential candidate SARAH PALIN - after she snubbed offers to be interviewed on the U.S. TV titan's show. Palin discussed her unsuccessful bid to reach the White House with...

Oprah Credits Robin Williams With Her Success

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY credits comedian ROBIN WILLIAMS with making her TV's biggest star - because an interview they recorded as young up-and-coming talents helped land her a top job. In Winfrey's new book,...

Winfrey Fights Defamation Lawsuit

Talkshow queen OPRAH WINFREY has urged a judge in the U.S. to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought against her by the former headmistress of her South African school. Nomvuyo Mzamane, who led the South African...

Cruise: 'Bad Press Brought Me + Katie Closer Together'

Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE was stunned by the barrage of criticism he received after his infamous couch-jumping interview with OPRAH WINFREY - but admits he could have "handled things better". The Top Gun actor came...

Pitt Refuses To Show Off His 'Personal And Special' Tattoos

BRAD PITT was left squirming during a recent taping of OPRAH WINFREY's talk show when a fan insisted on chatting to him about his tattoos. The movie hunk was on the show promoting his new...

Wildfires Strike California Celeb Enclave

Wildfires fanned by winds of up to 70mph in California have forced some of Hollywood's leading lights to flee their multimillion dollar mansions.The exclusive town of Montecito in the US state has been especially badly...

By on 15 November 2008

Oprah's `Pregnant Man' With Child Again

The man who wowed the world with his pregnancy on OPRAH WINFREY's talk show show is to give birth again. Thomas Beatie, and his wife, Nancy, welcomed a baby girl earlier this year (08) and...

Will Oprah Quit In 2011?

Oprah Winfrey's company quickly dashed speculation that she will end hersyndicated show when her current contract expires in 2011. The speculationwas touched off when Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav said onFriday that he expected Winfrey...

Winfrey Hides Hudson At Her Chicago Apartment

OPRAH WINFREY is helping JENNIFER HUDSON mourn the loss of her mother, brother and young nephew by hiding the actress out at her luxury Chicago, Illinois apartment. Hudson dashed back to her home city on...

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

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...

The Hollywood President?

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...

Winfrey Urges Americans To Vote

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...

Winfrey Will Join Obama At Election Party

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...

Winfrey Brushes Off Ambassador Reports

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...

Winfrey Faces $180 Million Lawsuit

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...

Winfrey Sued For Defamation

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...

Winfrey's Mother Sues Store Over Unpaid Bill

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...

Winfrey Denies Carey Cancelled Pregnancy Announcement

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...

Oprah To Star In Disney Movie

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...

Winfrey Shoots 30 Rock Cameo

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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