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  • Revealed: Final Air Date of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'

    Posted Mar 25th 2011 at 09:40 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    The queen of talk has spoken: the final original episode of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' will air Wednesday, May 25, the Associated Press reported. The talk show host's production company, Harpo Productions, confirmed the date Friday. No word on who her final guest will be. Though the show has been in reruns the past few weeks, Winfrey Tweeted on Thursday that she was "hard at work planning the fin...

  • On Learning to Love Oprah's BFF, Gayle King

    Posted Mar 24th 2011 at 11:30 AM by Eliot Glazer

    Pop-Ed: Once upon a time, I resented Gayle King. Oprah Winfrey was always a one-woman show, the center of attention on a program about single-handedly changing people's lives every day. And yet, over the years the sight of Gayle King, Oprah's best friend, became more ubiquitous -- Gayle on the red carpet, Gayle in the audience, Gayle hosting Oprah's 50th birthday party, Gayle in the car on t...

  • David Arquette: I Had My First Beer at Age 4

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011 at 10:10 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    David Arquette has been sober since Dec. 29, and he's ready to share all the details about his alcohol and drug-filled past since cleaning up. During an appearance on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' airing Thursday, the actor reveals all to the talk show host. "When I had my first drink of beer, I must have been 4 years old," he told Winfrey [via UsMagazine.com]. "I was down in the basement with my da...

  • Oprah's Father Learned About Half-Sister on TV

    Posted Jan 25th 2011 at 05:43 PM by Sarah Crow

    Oprah Winfrey stunned audiences on Monday when she announced she had found her long-lost half sister, Patricia, but viewers weren't the only ones surprised by the news. Winfrey's father, Vernon, told RadarOnline.com he was unaware of Patricia's existence until his daughter mentioned it on-air. Upon hearing the good news, Vernon said, "I'm pleased for Oprah that she discovered that she has a ...

  • Video: Oprah Winfrey Reveals She Contemplated Suicide at Age 14

    Posted Jan 18th 2011 at 02:50 AM by PopEater Staff

    In the inaugural interview on 'Piers Morgan Tonight', which aired Monday night, talk show queen and OWN Network head Oprah Winfrey revealed she contemplated suicide at age 14 when she discovered she was pregnant. Winfrey discussed how she made bad choices in her youth as a result of not having boundaries, along with the sexual abuse that took place from when she was age 9 until 13. Winfrey reve...

  • Oprah Blames 30 Pound Mac and Cheese Binge on Evil Doll

    Posted Jan 12th 2011 at 06:36 PM by Rebecca Macatee

    Oprah Winfrey is one talk-show queen (and now head of OWN Network) who never shies away from discussing her lifelong battle to maintain a healthy weight. In an outtake from her interview airing next Monday during the premiere episode of 'Piers Morgan Tonight,' Oprah candidly opens up about one scary movie character that literally caused her to eat her emotions... in the form of cheddar and ...

  • Oprah Announces 'Your OWN Show' Contestants

    Posted Dec 30th 2010 at 03:30 PM by PopEater / Wire Services

    Oprah Winfrey's new network has announced the 10 contestants competing on 'Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star.' The would-be hosts include a travel guide who's in a wheelchair, a comedian who thinks the U.S. needs a gay best friend and a businesswoman aiming to make a show about money both informative and fun. The finalists were chosen from more than 9,500 online audition videos...

  • Hugh Jackman Injured in Botched 'Oprah' Stunt

    Posted Dec 14th 2010 at 07:55 AM by Zach Dionne

    Hugh Jackman suffered an injury Tuesday, not on the set of an intense action film, but during an Australian taping of 'Oprah.' The 42-year-old star was set to make a dramatic entrance from the top of the Sydney Opera House, sliding down a cable. Then he failed to stop, smashing into the lighting rig. "That was so much fun, until the end," joked Jackman, according to a Reuters UK report. He t...

  • Oprah's New Trailer Showcases Her OWN Stars

    Posted Dec 13th 2010 at 09:10 AM by Christine Fenno

    Oprah fans can dry their tears about the looming end to the most popular daytime talk show in history and clear their schedules for the new year. Oprah Winfrey's OWN network launches Jan. 1, and the first trailer showcasing the network's programming slate serves up a potluck stew of stars -- everyone from Black Eyed Peas maestro will.i.am (who contributes the single 'Own It' as a network anthem...

  • Oprah Winfrey Is the (Talk Show) Queen of Australia

    Posted Dec 13th 2010 at 01:35 AM by Christo Varghese

    Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey landed in Australia last week to do two episodes of the final season her talk show from Sydney ... and the Australians are going out of their way to ensure the event is a success. The Sydney Harbour Bridge donned a large "O" in the signature Oprah style and the iconic Sydney Opera House temporarily nicknamed itself the Sydney "Oprah" House. According to the Dail...

  • Oprah Winfrey Tops List of Most Charitable Celebs (She Donated Over $40 Million!)

    Posted Dec 10th 2010 at 08:50 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    'Tis the season to be charitable! In a list released this week, talk show host Oprah Winfrey was named the most charitable celebrity after giving away more than $40 million in 2009, PEOPLE reports. Winfrey donated most of the money through the Oprah Winfrey Foundation for causes including education and programs for women and children. The Giving Back Fund, a national philanthropic group, com...

  • Oprah Winfrey: 'I'm Not Even Kinda Lesbian'

    Posted Dec 8th 2010 at 01:15 PM by Zach Dionne

    In an hourlong ABC interview with Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey again denies any sort of romantic relationship with BFF Gayle King. "Describe that friendship to me," Walters says. After a long pause, an emotional Winfrey answers: "She is ... the mother I never had. She is ... the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person. I don't kn...

  • Video: Oprah Winfrey's Biggest Audience Reactions

    Posted Nov 19th 2010 at 06:00 PM by Amber James

    When Oprah Winfrey gives away anything on her daytime show, it's usually a big deal -- with an even bigger reaction from the audience. Oprah truly loves her enamored followers, giving away lavish gifts like cars and, most recently, a trip to Australia (which will reportedly cost the country $3M). It all makes for great TV, especially the audience members' reactions. All those fevered screams? G...

  • Marie Osmond Talks to Oprah About Son's Suicide: 'I Knew Something Was Wrong'

    Posted Nov 11th 2010 at 04:52 PM by PopEater Staff

    Nearly nine months after her son's tragic death by suicide, Marie Osmond is finally opening up about her loss. Osmond's 18-year-old son, Michael Blosil, took his own life by jumping off a Los Angeles apartment building in February. The singer, who adopted Michael with ex-husband Brian Blosil, told Oprah of the tragedy, "I've been through some tough things in my life [but] this is probably the hard...

  • Young Hollywood Storms Forbes List of Rich Women

    Posted Nov 10th 2010 at 06:33 AM by Christo Varghese

    Oprah Winfrey still reigns at the top of Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest-earning women, but closely following are younger Hollywood staples Beyonce, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, who round out the top four in the annual rankings. According to Forbes, half the list is under the age of 30. For the first time, youth trumps experience on the annual list with stars as young as Miley Cyrus and Ta...


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