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Oprah Dominates Tv Rich-list

US daytime institution Oprah Winfrey has been named the world's top-earning television celebrity.The Forbes TV 20 gives the chat show host a fortune of $260 million (£128 million) between June 2006 and June 2007.In second...

By on 28 September 2007

Cowell Reaches Tv's Top Three Rich List

Music mogul SIMON COWELL is the third richest TV star in the world, trailing on OPRAH WINFREY and JERRY SEINFELD on a new Forbes list. The talent show guru earned a staggering $45 million (GBP22.5...

O'donnell Snubs Winfrey

ROSIE O'DONNELL has turned down the chance to appear on OPRAH WINFREY's show to promote her new autobiography. The actress-turned-U.S. TV personality, who is currently promoting her memoirs Celebrity Detox, will snub a slot on...

Winfrey Boycotts Simpson Book

OPRAH WINFREY refuses to purchase a copy of O.J. SIMPSON's controversial new book IF I DID IT, branding the fictional account of how the sports star-turned-actor killed his wife and her friend "despicable". The media...

Letterman Is Grilled By Oprah

U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN has opened his heart in a rare interview on OPRAH WINFREY's daytime talk show by gushing about fatherhood. Letterman says the birth of son, Harry, has made a "huge difference"...

Lisa Marie Debuts Elvis Duet

LISA MARIE PRESLEY debuted her new 'duet' with her late father ELVIS on pal OPRAH WINFREY's daytime show on Monday (10Sep07). Using modern technology, Presley and his daughter have teamed up for a new version...

Letterman To Appear On Oprah

Beloved U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN will make television history in America next month (Sep07) when he sits for his first interview on OPRAH WINFREY's daytime talk show. The two TV titans ended a decade-long...

Oprah Forces Bride To Ditch Wedding?

U.S. talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY is attempting to force a bridal party to ditch its wedding plans over a forthcoming political fundraiser, according to reports. The star is hosting a celebrity-studded fundraiser for potential...

Fantasia: First Idol To Become Broadway Star

Fantasia Barrino has become the first American Idol winner to prove her worth on Broadway. Reporting on her success since taking on the role of Celie in the musical production of The Color Purple in...

Winfrey Under Fire For Assistant's Overtime Riches

OPRAH WINFREY has stunned her co-workers by paying one diligent staff member a $65,000 (GBP32,500) overtime bonus. The generous TV titan paid Harpo Inc. employee Carla Bird for 800 hours of overtime, carried out from...

Oprah Is Tv's Highest-paid Performer

When it comes to top-paid talent in television, there's Oprah -- and then there's everyone else. According to TV Guide, Oprah Winfrey receives a salary of $260 million a year to do her daily talk...

Cowell Second In Us Tv Rich List

American Idol boss Simon Cowell has been named as the second highest-paid star on US TV. The X-Factor judge was behind Oprah Winfrey in the standings with earnings of £22.5 million. However the US chat...

By on 23 July 2007

Cruises Welcome Beckhams To La

The Cruises are to welcome the Beckhams to LA with a lavish house party, according to reports.TOM CRUISE and his wife KATIE HOLMES are set to throw an A-list bash at their California home for...

By on 20 July 2007

Winfrey Heartbroken Over Dog's Death

U.S. TV titan OPRAH WINFREY is still heartbroken following the sudden death of her beloved pet dog two months ago (May07). The talk show host's Golden Retriever Gracie choked to death on a ball at...

Winfrey To Open Boutique Store

U.S. chat show host OPRAH WINFREY is adding fashion store entrepreneur to her list of talents - she is opening a boutique shop. The famed TV legend already has a book club, magazine and chat...

Oprah Tops Forbes' Celebrity 100 List

Oprah Winfrey has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual "Celebrity 100 Power List," replacing Tom Cruise, who slipped to No. 8. Forbes estimated her income over the past 12 months at $260 million....

Alba Wants To Cook For Winfrey, Obama And Gates

Hollywood star JESSICA ALBA would love to have dinner with OPRAH WINFREY, U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA and Microsoft boss BILL GATES - because she's convinced her cooking would impress them. The actress believes the...

Oprah 'Most Powerful Celebrity' Says Forbes Magazine

Oprah Winfrey has replaced Tom Cruise as the world's most powerful celebrity, according to the annual list of the 100 most influential celebrities compiled by business magazine Forbes.Winfrey whose business empire spans books, magazines and...

By on 15 June 2007

Winfrey Voted Most Powerful Celebrity

U.S. TV host OPRAH WINFREY has been voted the world's most powerful celebrity. The talk show queen beat fellow celebrities Sir Elton John, the Rolling Stones and Tom Cruise to top the poll by U.S....

Disney Brings The Lion King To South Africa

For the first time, the Walt Disney Co. is bringing the theatrical version of its hit movie The Lion King "home." Tuesday night's opening in South Africa, in a new theater designed with the musical...

Winfrey Book 'On Hold'

LATEST: OPRAH WINFREY's father has put his proposed tell-all book about the US TV host "on hold". Talk show queen Winfrey was "shocked" and "disappointed" by reports earlier this week (begs21May07) her dad was penning...

Winfrey Stunned By Her Dad's Tell-all Book

U.S. TV host OPRAH WINFREY is "shocked" and "disappointed" her father is writing a tell-all book about her. The talk show queen was stunned when the New York Daily News recently reported that 74-year-old Vernon...

Byrne Attacks Winfrey Publication

GABRIEL BYRNE has launched a scathing attack on U.S. talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY for promoting 'unrealistic' beauty. The 57-year-old actor blasts O, The Oprah Winfrey Magazine, for its use of heavily doctored images, insisting...

Winfrey Warns: Beware Of The Suits

In a commencement address aimed at inspiring Howard University graduates to remain true to themselves, Oprah Winfrey revealed Saturday that early in her career television executives had tried to persuade her to change her name....

Oprah To Quit So She Can Tackle Child Predators

US TV titan OPRAH WINFREY is to quit her hit daily show when her contract ends in five years - so she can concentrate on putting child predators behind bars. The beloved multi-media icon told...

Hilfiger Defends Himself Against Racist Rumour

Fashion designer TOMMY HILFIGER made his debut on OPRAH WINFREY's US talk show yesterday (02May07) in a bid to end a rumour suggesting he had once been kicked off the show for making racist remarks....

No Charges In Winfrey Case

A man who tried to bribe talk show host OPRAH WINFREY for $1.5 million (GBP750,000) has had his charges dismissed by a Chicago, Illinois court. Keifer Bonvillain was accused of bribing the media tycoon with...

Brokaw Congratulates Capus On Handling Of Killer's Tapes

As NBC News President Steve Capus was being lambasted by both liberal and conservative critics for airing the video sent to the network by Virginia Tech killer Cho Seung-hui, he received a telephone call from...

Snoop Dogg Banned From Oz

Snoop Dogg has been barred from entering Australia due to his growing criminal record, the Australian government revealed today.The decision scuppers the controversial rapper's plans to attend this Sunday's MTV Australian video music awards in...

By on 26 April 2007

Dogg Wants To Debate Rap Lyrics With Winfrey

SNOOP DOGG has offered to appear on OPRAH WINFREY's TV talk show to debate the use of racist and sexist lyrics in rap music. Last week (ends20Apr07), the hip-hop star's name was mentioned on The...

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