Posts with tag "australia"

  • Blog of the Day? 'Faces of the Last Season of Oprah'

    Posted Sep 14th 2010 at 12:45 PM by Steven Avalos

    Whenever a new season of 'Oprah' debuts, it's a pretty big deal. And it's safe to say the 25th and final season opener is the biggest deal of all. What started as a rival to the Geraldos and Donahues of the world has stood the test of time, morphing into a veritable empire for its hostess. Oprah Winfrey herself has become television's own golden calf, influencing everything from diet and spiritual...

  • Oprah Winfrey Visit to Cost Australian Taxpayers $3M

    Posted Sep 14th 2010 at 07:50 AM by PopEater Staff

    Oprah Winfrey announced this week that she's taking a plane full of fans on a trip to Australia, where she'll be taping several episodes of her talk show and shuttling her guests to various sights. The total cost of the trip is unknown, but Australian taxpayers will help foot the bill -- to the tune of $3 million ($2.7M USD), the nation's tourism minister said Tuesday. The trip is being carried...

  • Whitney Houston's Train Wrecks in Australia

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010 at 02:11 PM by Sam Brand

    Australian fans are in an uproar after watching Whitney Houston flub her way through a concert in Brisbane on Monday night. The 46-year-old diva reportedly took a break after just two songs, brought her brother onstage to hit her high notes and slurped from a water bottle through a closing performance of 'I Will Always Love You.' "She couldn't entertain a dead rat," one concertgoer told the pres...

  • Lily Allen Collapses at Australian Music Festival

    Posted Feb 1st 2010 at 12:26 PM by PopEater Staff

    British pop star Lily Allen is making headlines once again, but rather than hitting the top of the charts, she's hitting the ground, and hard. While performing at the Big Day Out Festival in Perth, Australia, the singer collapsed, much to the amusement of her handlers, who were photographed smiling and laughing while trying to escort Allen to her car. While Allen's dishevelled appearance and co...

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