Eek! It is a TOUGH week to be Oprah Winfrey, folks!
She's already been injured trying to carry a large flower arrangement sent to her by Tyler Perry, has been harassed about looking "old as hell" by random Twitter users, and now, her troubled OWN network has been slapped with a lawsuit on the grounds of sex and disability discrimination, failure to prevent discrimination, retaliation and willful failure to pay wages upon discharge or termination!
According to legal documents, filed Friday in the El Lay Superior Court, Carolyn Hommel asserts that she was originally hired as senior director of scheduling and acquisitions back in 2010, and during her time at the company, co-owned by Discovery Communications, she was considered a valuable employee and even expected to become a vice president!
All of that changed, however, when
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There aren't enough tampons in the world to put a dent in the kind of flow these girls have!
Cash flow, that is!!
And Oprah Winfrey leads the pack by a long shot!! In their Highest-Paid Women of Hollywood list, Forbes reports The Big O raked in $165 mil in the past year!!
Holy cow ballz!! That's too much money to comprehend!!
Coming in distant second and third are Britney Spears and Taylor Swift, who earned
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The great Kardashian interview on Oprah's Next Chapter continues this evening, and it appears as though we'll be getting an even more inside look at the relationship between Khloé and her husband, Lamar Odom!
Ch-ch-check out a preview clip from their sit-down with the Big O, during which they discuss how they handle the pressure on their marriage from the public and if they read the tabloids (above)!
Obviously, both Khloé AND her husband
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Oh, but good news! The good pastor says despite being sinners, the gays will be welcomed into heaven with open arms … once they admit fault for their "sin," of course.
What a guy, huh? Such understanding.
On Sunday night's episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter, The Big O sat down for a controversial interview with Pastor Joel Osteen. You might know him best as the guy who packs stadiums (not churches — stadiums), with people who come to listen to his uplifting messages of faith and hope. Joel has made quite a name — and quite a fortune — out of being a "positive" force and voice for Christianity, but leave it to Oprah to find the loop hole in his belief system.
During her interview, she
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Guess that's another benefit of being one of Oprah's BFFs!
Dr. Mehmet Oz is the very FIRST man to be featured on the cover of The Oprah Magazine.
The Big O admits to sources that she adores "America's doctor" and chose him for the cover of the January issue to coincide with the latest edition's theme of "firsts", explaining:
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Such a lavish treat! Too bad half the guest list won't be able to enjoy it! (Vampires don't eat cake, duh!)
We're days away from the big opening day for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn and as we inch closer and closer, we're getting more little sneak peeks from Summit of what is to come.
Today, the producers are letting Twi-hards eat cake by sharing the first, full-length still of Bella & Edwards wedding cake.
Looks scrumptious! And we love all the flowers!
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Maria Shriver, her daughter, and her son, Christopher Schwarzenegger - who was just released from the hospital after being injured surfing - were spotted grabbing some dinner at Spago last night in Beverly Hills with none other than Oprah Winfrey!
Glad to see that you're feeling better, Christopher!
Now please, go get some rest!
[Image via Ramey Pix.]
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