Michael Vick Calls Audible, Bails on Oprah

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Michael Vick just called time out on his interview ever with Oprah Winfrey that was set to air next week. The abrupt cancellation was not explained.

"Michael Vick was scheduled to be a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show for an episode airing next Thursday," said a spokesman for Harpo Productions.


"Mr. Vick's representatives called to cancel his appearance for personal reasons."

Vick did not elaborate, but told Philadelphia Sports Daily, that "I admire and respect Oprah and hope to be able to participate in an interview in the future."

Why would the NFL star bail? It's doubtful that he's ducking tough questions, as he's faced them head on for over a year, and he has a heck of a story to tell.

After running an illegal dogfighting ring led to a 23-month stint in prison and home confinement, he returned to the NFL in 2009 and climbed back to stardom.

Some sources say the cancellation may boil down to a friendly wager. Seriously.

Last month, Winfrey and Piers Morgan bet each other 200 pounds (about $300) on the air over who would be the one to land a Michael Vick interview first.

Last week, Winfrey tweeted that she was withdrawing from the bet.

It came out that Vick could not be involved in any type of gambling, no matter how innocent, and he made dropping the bet a prerequisite for coming on.

Perhaps in consultation with attorneys or managers, he decided he did not even want a hint of impropriety and felt it better to postpone the interview.

Or he could have just had a dentist appointment or something. Who knows, but we hope he comes on at some point for what would be a great Q&A.


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Blood shed? America dropped more bombs on vietnam than the atom bomb of hiroshima. Bombs that still go off today. Never gets into mainstream white america news. Hey, lock him up, mike vick killed dogs!


Name one native american sports icon, one movie star, one music diva, even one gangsta if u dare. Native america is locked up, go figure. Insults won't change what is. why is america in iraq? Why is there no bill russell statue in boston? White america!


@ Obinna: so are you a crazy ass muslim or crazy ass christian? Your sanctimonious ass needs to sit the fuck down, I'm sure there is blood on your hands. Buncha damn degenerates. Your country blows. It has so much bloodshed going on its slowing your oil production. Angola outproduces you. See in this country we have decorum and dignity. Things you would know nothing about. Go kill urself in jihad. Fucking loser.


@ Obinna. I am Native American you idiot. We are not locked up on reservations. Tribal land is sovereign land. It was deemed so in clause 2 section 2 of the United States Constitution. We own that fucking land. We are domestic dependent nations within the United States. All 535 federally recognized tribes. Each tribe governs itself. Vick has done his time, but dogs are a higher order animal. Along the lines of chimps, gorillas, horses, parrots and dolphins. Thinking animals. Which means they knew they were going to kill or be killed. Its inhumane to dogs. I wouldn't expect you to understand. You probably eat cat rat and dog in ur wonderful country. Dogs matter. "My dog has the soul of a philosopher"~Plato. Vick doesn't.


I'm not sure Vick is cured. I just saw on Michael Vick's Twitter profile that he follows @Bow Wow


Daft americans. The us economy isn't the strongest anymore, you borrow from the chinese who plan to devalue the dollar sometime this year. At this years end, the euro will become the worlds legal tender. Obinna is a nigerian name. Dust ur atlas, your phallus might point u in the right direction. Always feeling so self righteous, tell that to the indigenous peoples of america that white america has kept locked up in reservations like animals. And ooh, mike vick killed dogs, lock him up.


@cw Oh darling, why is it when a woman responds to an insult (you calling me fat, and gross) its considered "cunty"? Shameful! Have a great weekend!


You may or may not be fat Gina, but that pregnancy sure has made you cunty. Or have you been cunty since college too?

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