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Fetterman Gets Endorsement From Big Name

Oprah Winfrey tells listeners to vote for him over Mehmet Oz

(Newser) - TV icon Oprah Winfrey on Thursday endorsed Democrat John Fetterman in Pennsylvania's hotly contested Senate race and rejected Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom she'd helped launch to stardom nearly two decades ago when she brought him on her popular daytime talk show as a regular guest. Until now,...

Death Row Inmate Says He's Innocent, and Winfrey Agrees

Court's decision on Jarvis Jay Masters' appeal is expected any day

(Newser) - This isn't the first time Jarvis Jay Masters has been forced to wait while a judge decides his fate. According to Kevin Rector of the Los Angeles Times , Masters has launched several unsuccessful appeals to overturn his conviction and death sentence for the 1985 murder of corrections officer Hal...

Even With $2.5B, Oprah Isn't Among 400 Richest in US

Kanye West doesn't make the cut, either, though Donald Trump does

(Newser) - Donald Trump has found his way back onto Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans. The former president was excluded in 2021 for the first time in 25 years. But with an estimated net worth of $3.2 billion—up from $2.5 billion last year—he's back for...

Death Row Inmate Is Author of Oprah's New Book Pick

Winfrey selects 'That Bird Has My Wings' by Jarvis Jay Masters

(Newser) - Oprah Winfrey has selected a prison memoir by Jarvis Jay Masters, currently on death row in San Quentin State Prison in California, for her latest book club pick. Masters' That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row was first published in 2009. Activists for...

Oprah Gives Teen Author 'Surprise of a Lifetime'

Leila Mottley, 19, is youngest-ever Book Club pick

(Newser) - Oprah Winfrey has chosen 19-year-old Leila Mottley's Nightcrawling, a debut novel about a young Black woman from East Oakland and her battles with poverty, racism, and the police, for her next book club pick. A spokesperson for Winfrey said Mottley is the youngest author ever selected for Oprah’s...

Oprah on Beverly Hills Murder: 'World Is Upside Down'

Jacqueline Avant's shooting death follows string of robberies targeting the rich and famous

(Newser) - Oprah Winfrey is among the celebrities in shock at the killing of Jacqueline Avant , a philanthropist with ties to the rich and famous who called Beverly Hills home for half a decade. The 81-year-old wife of legendary music producer Clarence Avant and mother of former US ambassador to the Bahamas...

Adele Gets Personal in Sit-Down With Oprah

In CBS special, star gives a mini-concert, talks about her divorce, weight loss, new love

(Newser) - For those who've been waiting to see Adele perform in public again, this weekend offered that chance, and much more. The 33-year-old star showed up Sunday night in a two-hour CBS special, which alternated between showing Adele crooning 10 old and new songs at Los Angeles' Griffith Observatory to...

Piers Morgan Gloats Over Outcome of Markle Probe

More than 50K complaints were lodged

(Newser) - The UK’s Office of Communications has issued a 97-page report following a months-long investigation into an episode of Good Morning Britain. The upshot: The controversial comments Piers Morgan made about Meghan Markle are not technically in violation of broadcast standards. It’s not exactly an endorsement, but Morgan is...

Harry: Ages 28 to 32 Were a 'Nightmare Period'

He says he turned to drugs, alcohol to dull the pain of his mom's death

(Newser) - Prince Harry is continuing to open up about his mental health in a way not seen from any royal since his mother, Princess Diana. In new Apple TV+ series The Me You Can't See, which he co-created with Oprah Winfrey, the prince discusses the trauma of Diana's death...

Lady Gaga: I Had 'Psychotic Break' After Rapist Impregnated Me

In new Oprah/Prince Harry series, performer talks mental health struggles

(Newser) - Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry's The Me You Can't See , a series on mental health airing on Apple TV+, had its debut episode this week, with none other than Stefani Germanotta, aka Lady Gaga, as its guest. It was an emotional episode for the 35-year-old singer and actress,...

Elliot Page After Surgery: No More Feeling 'Panicked'

Trans actor opens up to Oprah Winfrey, 'Vanity Fair'

(Newser) - The 34-year-old actor Elliot Page says he finally feels comfortable in his body "for probably the first time." He sits down with Oprah Winfrey for an episode of Apple TV+'s The Oprah Conversation, to air in full on Friday. In a clip shared with E! News , the...

Prince Albert Takes Issue With Prince Harry's Interview

But the Monaco royal wishes Harry the best

(Newser) - While Prince Albert II of Monaco can empathize with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, that doesn't mean he agrees with their decision to air their grievances to Oprah. While he knows the pressures they likely experienced, "this type of public display of dissatisfaction, to say the least, these...

Harry, Meghan Move Actor's Patio Chairs

Named for 'Brady Bunch' actor, product sells out quickly after interview

(Newser) - The setting may still be a mystery, but viewers of Oprah Winfrey's interview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recognized those chairs. They're the Burchett Outdoor Club Chairs from Christopher Knight Home, of course. And you'll have a tough time finding any to buy for your next...

Now Prince William Responds
Now Prince William Responds

Now Prince William Responds

Says 'we are very much not racist'

(Newser) - We've heard from the queen about the revelations contained in the Meghan Markle/Prince Harry/Oprah interview, now something from Prince William. Variety reports that while visiting a London school Thursday, a Sky News reporter asked him a question and got this response: "We are very much not a racist...

2 Black Women 'Took Down' Monarchy's Final Myths
2 Black Women 'Took Down'
Monarchy's Final Myths
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2 Black Women 'Took Down' Monarchy's Final Myths

Meghan Markle and Oprah force a reckoning on British racism, and Prince Harry is fully on board

(Newser) - If you expected the Oprah interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to make a few headlines on celebrity sites and disappear, think again. The fallout over their allegations of racism—particularly that the royal family was concerned about the color of their son's skin—continues to resonate. Coverage:...

How UK Tabloids Covered Harry and Meghan's Interview
UK Tabloids
Vent Anger at
Harry and Meghan
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UK Tabloids Vent Anger at Harry and Meghan

British publications, pundits excoriate Sussexes, part of what the duchess calls a 'double standard'

(Newser) - While Americans seemed rather sympathetic to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey on Sunday those across the pond aren't being quite as kind. CNN notes the "tumultuous" relationship the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have long had with the UK tabloids, which...

Here's What Harry, Meghan Said in Oprah Interview
Harry and Meghan's Bombshell
Oprah Interview Drops 
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Harry and Meghan's Bombshell Oprah Interview Drops

Royal couple shared quite a bit with Winfrey

(Newser) - Twitter was going wild after Oprah Winfrey's sit-down with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle aired Sunday night. Some popular themes included how proud Princess Diana would be of her son, how much fodder the interview contained for Netflix's The Crown, how bizarre it is that the royal family...

Harry and Meghan Interview Cost CBS At Least $7M

Reports say the broadcaster paid Oprah millions to air Sunday's special

(Newser) - CBS is expecting some seriously big ratings from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's bombshell interview this Sunday, but it reportedly seriously cost them. Per the Wall Street Journal , the broadcaster won out among competitors vying for the special with a bid of at least $7 million or upwards of...

Markle: Palace Is Keeping Up Lies About Us

Quote was given to Oprah Winfrey before bullying allegations surfaced

(Newser) - Meghan Markle accuses Buckingham Palace of "perpetuating falsehoods" about her and husband Prince Harry in the couple's soon-to-be-aired interview with Oprah Winfrey. We've already heard from Harry . Now, in a teaser clip , Winfrey is seen asking Markle how she feels about the palace hearing her speak her...

Clips of Oprah's Interview With Harry, Meghan Are Out

He says the split from royal life was 'unbelievably tough'

(Newser) - Two clips from Oprah Winfrey's upcoming interview special with Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are out, and in one, he invokes his late mother while discussing what it's been like for the couple to split with the royal family. "I’m just really relieved and happy...

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