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Royal Pains in Queen Oprah’s Court

Royal Pains

Royal pains Harry and Meghan showed up at Queen Oprah’s court on CBS Sunday. The free agents, formerly known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, dissed management at their former gig with the Windsor franchise.

Their efforts to market the Sussex Royal brand apparently didn’t sit well with previous owner Queen Elizabeth II. However, they’ve come to the right place. Cashing in is always welcome with American royalty.

According to the WSJ Queen Oprah raked in $7 to $9 million for rights to the interview.


130815oprah-bus-butler-cartoon-Oprah wishes she had never mentioned her five figure handbag shopping incident in Jim Crow Switzerland. She didn’t buy the handbag but she did buy plenty of buzz. Her just released movie, The Butler, is number one.

Lance and Manti


Lance Armstrong says 'it's true, Oprah, I'm Manti Te'o's online girlfriend."


In the Weird Weird World of sports, Lance Armstrong’s doping confession to Oprah Winfrey was upstaged by news of Notre Dame star Manti Te’o’s cyber girlfriend. The fake girlfriend didn’t make Manti run faster but she played the media sob story machine like a fiddle. Lesson: trust somebody you can touch without a keyboard.

Here’s a good piece by John Kass reminding ESPN, Sports Illustrated, etc. that “if you mother tells you she loves you, check it out”.