Posts tagged "oprah"

Quotable: Oprah Subtly Disses Kitty Kelley’s “So-Called Biography”

“Last week was a rough week for Gayle. Every day, she’s getting herself more and more worked up about all of my new daddies that are now showing up. New daddies who are saying, ‘Hello, daughter! Call me. I need a new roof!’ This too shall pass.”Oprah Winfrey subtly referencing Kitty Kelley’s new book, which…

Mo’Nique’s Brother Apologizes For Molesting His Sister

Few actresses could have portrayed a mom who abuses her daughter physically, verbally, and sexually with the nuance that Mo’Nique showed in “Precious.” Soon after making the movie, she explained what inspired her Oscar-winning performance—she was molested when she was a child by her older brother. Ever since, her brother, Gerald Imes, has denied…

Oprah Tell-All Is Missing Juicy Gossip

Author Kitty Kelley has dug up some interesting dirt on the Bush family, Frank Sinatra, and Nancy Reagan, but her most recent tell-all, Oprah: A Biography, apparently doesn’t tell much about the media queen. Kelley conducted more than 850 interviews for her unauthorized biography that hit bookshelves today, and what she learned is that Oprah

Annika Harris / April 13, 2010

The Many Loves Of Oprah Winfrey

I’m sure the Big O has been bracing herself for the release of her unauthorized biography by Kitty Kelley due out today. Of course, a few people got their grubby paws on advanced copies, so the mudslinging and dirt-dishing got off to an early start. I’m thinking that Oprah must be outraged about the allegatio…

Ami Angelowicz / April 13, 2010

What We Know About The Oprah Winfrey Network So Far

You’ve got to have a stone-cold heart to not love Shania Twain. And maybe that’s why Oprah gave the country singer her OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) show called “Why Not?” A statement from the network said, “The show will follow Twain as she begins her climb back to the top, a personal journey filled with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 8, 2010

11 Questions We Want Oprah To Ask Rielle Hunter

Oprah has scored the first on-air interview with Rielle Hunter and we’re hoping she brings out the Big O guns and doesn’t ask suuuper boring questions like reporters did at Tiger Woods’ press conference this week. And because we’re busy bodies super helpful, here are 10 questions that we’d like to see Oprah ask John

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2010

Jessica Simpson Discusses John Mayer And That “Mom Jeans” Fiasco With Oprah

On yesterday’s episode of “Oprah,” Jessica Simpson responded for the first time to John Mayer’s blabbermouth statement to Playboy — that she’s like crack in the sack. He, for the record, apologized to her in writing (email or text, we wonder) and she has not and doesn’t plan on accepting it. Good for her!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 4, 2010

Roger Ebert Gets His Voice Back

In 2001, film critic Roger Ebert was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer and over the years has gone through multiple surgeries and rounds of chemotherapy to battle the illness, including having a significant portion of his jaw removed. As a result, he can no longer eat or drink (he’s fed through a feeding tube)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 2, 2010

Now You Can Shop Oprah’s Closet

Oprah Winfrey is all about the generosity. After all, she devotes an entire episode of her talk show each year to gifting the guests with her favorite things. Now, in an effort to “de-clutter” her life, Oprah went through her entire closet, and chose 150 items to sell on eBay. But while I’ll go through…

Bianca Posterli / March 2, 2010

Cheri Young On John Edwards’ Sex Video: “He Knew He Was Being Taped”

Yesterday on “Oprah,” Andrew and Cheri Young continued their “Ratting Out John Edwards” book tour of doom, discussing everything from why they agreed to lie for the former-Senator/Presidential candidate, how Edwards has changed since 2004, and, of course, that infamous sex tape. In the clip above, Cheri seems super, well, psyched to give away…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2010

Oprah Awkwardly Attacks Drew Brees’ Face

Oh, Oprah. Last week she invited New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on her show. If you’ve seen him at least once sans helmet, you know that he has a birthmark by his eye. Oprah, apparently had no idea. Watch above as she says, “Who just kissed you? There’s a big old smudge right…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 16, 2010

Tracy Morgan And Oprah Hit A “Rough Patch”

“30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan was on “Letterman” last night where he confessed that he and his “valentine,” Oprah, have recently hit a “rough patch. “Every time I turn around she on the phone with Gayle! Get off the phone with Gayle! Gayle this, Gayle that. What about me?!” And then when Dave tried…

Wendy Atterberry / February 16, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Jen’s Taking Brad Back? Oprah’s “Big Gay Lie”?

I don’t know how, but it’s Wednesday again. Time to head over to TGIW for some wings and beer and pretend there aren’t 2.5 more days left in the work week. And with all the excitement of award shows and new TV seasons starting up again, you might not have realized that celebrities have bee…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 27, 2010

Women In Denial: Oprah Sits Down With Denise Richards & Mrs. Ted Haggard

Yesterday’s episode of “Oprah” could have been subtitled “Women In Denial.” The talk show queen first sat down with Denise Richards, who spilled, oh, half the beans about her ex-husband, Charlie Sheen. Sheen was arrested on Christmas for allegedly assaulting his current wife, Brooke Mueller. Richards said Sheen called her from jail so he…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 27, 2010

Rosie O’Donnell Explains How Lesbian Breakups Can Be Different From Hetero Breakups

Yesterday Rosie O’Donnell appeared on “Oprah” to promote her new HBO documentary, “A Family Is a Family Is a Family,” which is about the diversity of families around the world today. In the clip above, she opens up about her split from longtime partner Kelli Carpenter, and how she thinks lesbian divorces can be…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 26, 2010

Lady Gaga Invades “Oprah”

On Friday Lady Gaga appeared on “Oprah” for the first time, sitting down with the talk show queen to discuss her sudden success, as well as performing a few of her hit songs. She talked to Oprah about being inspired to write “Paparazzi” about Princess Diana, the origin of her name (the Queen song “Radio…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 18, 2010

Quit! All The Cool Kids Are Doing It

First, Oprah announced that she was retiring from daytime TV in 2011. A few weeks later, Lance Armstrong announced that he was hanging up the bike helmet in 2011. On Monday, Miley Cyrus and Disney announced that “Hannah Montana” would be dunzo in 2011. Meanwhile, Tyra Banks and Simon Cowell can’t wait a year—both have…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 12, 2010

Sex Rehab Comes To Oprah

Today on “Oprah,” the talk show host continued on her sex kick, discussing sex addiction with Dr. Drew Pinsky. He brought along three of his patients from VH1’s “Sex Rehab,” including Jennie Ketcham, who, before being treated by Pinsky, was a porn star who went by the name Penny Flame. She told Oprah how…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 23, 2009

WTF? Oprah Teams Up With The “Secretary” Screenwriter

Poor Oprah. Girlfriend is having a total midlife crisis! First she quits her cash cow of a TV show; now she’s hiring the screenwriter who wrote sadomasochism spectacular “Secretary” to work on a project together. Yep, you read that right: Oprah’s Harpo Films has teamed up with Erin Cressida Wilson — who wrote all those…

Jessica Wakeman / November 23, 2009

Who Should Replace Oprah?

Yesterday, Oprah’s people announced the big O will be leaving her talk show. No need to get out the smelling salts, though. Her last show isn’t until 2011. Of course, it’s never too early to find a replacement. Who should be the next Oprah? Check out the top six contenders for the Oprah crown. [PopEater]…

Susannah Breslin / November 20, 2009