Lance Armstrong "did not come clean in the way I expected" on whether he used performance-enhancing drugs in his cycling career, celebrated talk show host Oprah Winfrey said on Tuesday, a day after a lengthy interview with the disgraced athlete.
Oprah Winfrey aired her annual televised special "Oprah's Favorite Things," and shocked the show's viewers with her impressive list of elaborate gifts featured in the December 2012 issue of O: Oprah magazine. For this year's highly anticipated show, Winfrey selected military spouses- 29 women and one man- and flew them to Washington D.C for the biggest surprise of their life.Here are some of the many gifts they were awarded: Tempur-Cloud Supreme Mattress from TempurPedic, complete with 600-thread-count Egyptian-cotton sheets from Macy's Hotel Collection of bedding. Total value: $2,699 for the mattress, plus $1,500 for the bedding set. Seven truffle-flavored products, diamond necklaces, motorized bikes and elliptical machines, Ralph Lauren sweaters, Jessica Simpson shoes, Coach jackets and Michael Kors' sneakers.
Jason Russell,co-founder of the charity Invisible Children, sat down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss his famous naked rant video that went viral in March. Russell displayed "irrational" behavior after receiving an onslaught of unexpected attention and criticism for his film about the African war criminal Joseph Kony. "That person on the street corner ranting and raving and naked is not me," he tells Winfrey for the next episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter."
Dr. Phil's car has reportedly been stolen from a repair shop in Los Angeles. The TV personality's $100,000 1957 Chevy was stolen on Sunday, August 26th. Dr. Phil, whose real name is Phillip Calvin McGraw, and his pal was believed to have been working on the car but eventually took it to the repair shop when they could not get it to start.
Two-time gold medalist gymnast Gabby Douglas, has not been a stranger to criticism. She is no longer being called out for her "unkempt" hair, but she is being attacked for some remarks she made about the training facility she went to in Virginia Beach, Va. Representatives from the Virginia gym are speaking out against Douglas' claims.
Her new television network is struggling, but Oprah Winfrey's bank account is doing just fine, according to financial website Forbes.com, which on Monday named the talk show queen as the highest paid celebrity for the fourth straight year.