Posts tagged "oprah"

Shania Twain Explains Why She Blames The Other Woman More Than Her Husband For Her Divorce

"I cannot hold my husband responsible for the breakdown of our marriage. I'm responsible for that also. The fact that the marriage broke down is nobody's fault—that's just a mutual breakdown of communication between two people. But with Marie-Anne, she was my best friend and it was like, 'Oh, isn't life great.' She kept reestablishing…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 4, 2011

Oprah Sets Up Miley Cyrus And Joan Jett

Oprah sure loves pairing '80s rock stars with the pop tarts of today. On yesterday's "Woman Who Rock" episode, in addition to teaming up Avril Lavigne and Pat Benatar, she also had Miley Cyrus join Joan Jett for a medley of "Bad Reputation," "Cherry Bomb," and my favorite karaoke song ever, "I Hate Myself For…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 15, 2011

Love Is Still A Battlefield

This week, "The Oprah Show" featured Pat Benatar and Avril Lavigne doing a duet of "Love Is A Battlefield," a song that remains relevant after all these years. Pat seems to be winning the "war" seeing as she's still with her husband of 30 years. Unfortunately, we can't say the same about Avril. [Oprah]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 14, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Tina Fey & Jane Curtain Talk Sexism At “Saturday Night Live”

Oprah Winfrey invited the lovely Tina Fey, Jane Curtain, Tracy Morgan, Dana Carvey and Chevy Chase as guests for a show about "Saturday Night Live." It turns out that John Belushi was a sexist jerk, his former co-star Jane Curtain revealed. "[Belushi] said, 'Women are just fundamentally not funny,'" Curtain recalled. "He felt as though…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 13, 2011

Yep, This Sums Up Last Night’s Oscars Pretty Perfectly

As this was the "young and hip!" Academy Awards, host James Franco took advantage of that new fangled thingy called the internet and posted photos online as the event was happening. My personal fave of his photos was this one, featuring an insanely baked looking Franco, a deer-in-headlights Oprah, and a so-perky-we-could-slap-her Anne Hathaway. [Who

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 28, 2011

Oprah Talks To Transgender Model Lea T

Lea T has modeled for Givenchy and smooched Kate Moss on the cover of LOVE magazine: now the world's most famous male-to-female transgender model is dishing the dirt on Oprah's couch. Er, armchair. I didn't know this before, but Lea T was born Leandro Cerezo in Italy to a soccer star father and Catholic mother.

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 23, 2011

Glozell Dissects Britney’s “Hold It Against Me”

Glozell is back! I really do love her videos on Youtube.com because they truly make me laugh and just squeal with delight (be sure and watch the ‘Subway’ video). Well, Ms. G has tackled Ms. B – yep, Britney Spears and the lyrics of her recent smash hit song “Hold It Against Me.” Now, Glozell…

By: Socialite Life / January 27, 2011

Oprah’s Network To Air Documentary “Becoming Chaz” About Cher’s Transgender Son

You might expect movies to go straight from the uber-crunchy Sundance Film Festival to, say, the uber-crunchy Independent Film Channel (IFC). But one Sundance documentary of serious cultural import will go a more mainstream route: Oprah's new network, OWN, will air the television premiere of "Becoming Chaz," about Chaz Bono's gender reassignment surgery. Chaz, the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 20, 2011

Oprah Talks About Getting Pregnant At 14, Drinking Detergent As A Cry For Help

"Me getting pregnant was a result of bad choices, not having boundaries, sexual abuse from the time I was 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. ... My mother said, 'You can't stay here,' so I had to move with my father in Nashville. I hid the whole thing. ... My father as part of his decree…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 19, 2011

Kelly Cutrone Is The New Oprah

Sad about lifestyle guru Oprah going off the air? Well, there's a new dream-maker in town: Kelly Cutrone. Kelly, of MTV's "The City" and Bravo's "Kell on Earth," is now casting for a new show, where she's going to help participants realize their goals. "Do you fantasize about making your dreams a reality? Do you…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 11, 2011

What Would Your TV Show Be About?

So everrrrrrybody's talking about Oprah's new Oprah Winfrey Network business--and we're not gonna lie, we're watching. The show we're most psyched on? Her Machiavellian-tinged "Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star." The show pits 12 regular folks against each other for the chance to, yes, have their own show on the fledgling…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 5, 2011

Hugh Jackman’s Zip Line Snafu On “Oprah”

Yesterday, Oprah did an ode to Australia, filming live from the Sydney Opera House. Hugh Jackman was one of the episode's guest stars and he had a high adrenaline entrance—zip lining from the top of the Opera House down to Oprah's stage. While the stunt went great during rehearsals, while actually filming, Hugh hit the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 15, 2010

Quickies: Vanessa & Zac Are Dunzo And Rafael Nadal Looks Good In Undies

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens are calling it Q. High school is officially over. [E Online] Pro tennis player Rafael Nadal is the new abs and bulge of Armani underwear and jeans. So long, Cristiano Ronaldo. We'll miss you, but this guy is HOT. [PopBytes] The OWN trailer proves that the network will be nothing…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 13, 2010

“Just Friends” Oprah And Gayle King Get Their Own Porn Spoof

Ever wonder what a porn starring Oprah and her best buddy Gayle King would look like? Me neither. That's why Hustler hired two young ladies who wouldn't even look like these totally-not-lesbians ("TISSUE PLEASE!") after four beers for a klassy XXX spoof called "Untrue Hollywood Stories: Oprah." Adult film actress Misty Stone stars as Oprah…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 13, 2010

Oprah Cries When Asked By Barbara Walters About Lesbian Rumors

"TISSUE PLEASE!" That's Oprah — a rare one to raise her voice — at some lackey off-camera when she starts to cry during an interview with Barbara Walters. Babs had just asked Oprah about her super-duper-close friendship with Gayle King, which sent the tears a-flowin'. Said the big O: "She's the mother I never had.

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 8, 2010

Sally Jessy Raphael’s Signature Red Glasses Came With Her Pap Smear

"I couldn't see the teleprompter. So I saw an ad that said, 'We do a Pap smear and give you red glasses.' They said were going to trade me up [for a more expensive pair]. I said: 'You're not going to trade me up. I don't have that kind of money.' It's all they had…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 11, 2010

8 Surprising Things About Michael Jackson We Learned From Yesterday’s “Oprah”

It's been more than a year since Michael Jackson died, and in December his posthumous album Michael will be released. So yesterday, Oprah sat down with the King of Pop's parents and children and asked them to share things the world didn't know about Michael. After the jump, some surprising things that were said.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 9, 2010

The Low-Down On Shows You Can Expect To See On Oprah’s Network

As Oprah is wrapping up the final season of her show, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) is getting geared up to launch on New Year's Day. Oprah has a few of her favorite things—and people—lined up to get OWN started and of course it sadly includes a heavy dose of Dr. Phil. But the infamou…

By: Kelli Bender / November 4, 2010

Oprah Pulls An Oprah On “The Daily Show”

www.thedailyshow.com Last week, Oprah paid a virtual visit to Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" to throw her support behind the "Rally to Restore Sanity." But seeing as she's Oprah, and no mere mortal, she didn't just verbally announce her…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 18, 2010

Jon Stewart Reveals His Inner Jew Fro

Real talk: No one can go on "Oprah" without getting at least a little sensitive and introspective -- even "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, who spent a hilarious hour with the talk-show queen earlier this week. Stewart was there shilling his new book, Earth, when Oprah whipped out a college-age photo of a nerdrific Stewart,…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 24, 2010
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