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As we've talked about, Oprah Winfrey is airing an interview with Michael Jackson's parents and children Monday, but not every family member is happy about it.

Michael's brother, Randy Jackson, has long resented O for doing a show on pedophilia during the jury deliberations of MJ's molestation trial. Just a coincidence?

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Maybe, maybe not. But next week, once again, her interview with MJ's kids will be immediately preceded by ... a special on child molestation. Makes you think.

Oprah sits down with the Jacksons. And some creepy old guy.

Oprah's sit-down with MJ's kids - Prince, Paris, and Blanket - is scheduled for Monday. The episode before? "200 Adult Men Who Were Molested Come Forward."

A rep for Oprah's production company denies this, telling TMZ that "There is no connection whatsoever between the two shows. This is purely coincidental."

They could switch it if that were true, though. Just saying. Why not air it some other time just to quiet the speculation that you're trying to send a message?

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Oprah Winfrey has unveiled a logo for the forthcoming Oprah Winfrey Network, which, fittingly for a woman probably worth 11 figures, spells out OWN.

Launching January 1, OWN will apparently take over the world using a color scheme most popular among glow stick waving ravers and seven-year-old girls.

Pretty much Oprah's audience, right? No?

OWNed

Oprah OWNS a copy of MS Paint for Windows 3.0.

We don't want to piss off the Big O, since she can so easily crush us all, but for her next global takeover, she may want to look into hiring a real designer.

Michelle Obama, the only woman more powerful than Oprah on planet Earth, would never have chosen these colors. The woman's got style. Just saying.

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Randy Jackson, the late Michael Jackson's brother, is seriously pissed about his parents' interview with Oprah. Why? Because he says O had it out for MJ.

After Joe and Katherine Jackson invited Oprah Winfrey out to the Jacksons' family compound in Encino, Calif., for an interview, Randy Tweeted his disapproval.

Michael, Prince and Paris Jackson

RJ thinks Oprah tried to put his brother in jail and that she tried to blatantly use her influence to poison the jury in the Michael Jackson molestation trial.

Michael and Randy Jackson were always close.

Randy recalls Oprah doing a show about pedophilia during jury deliberations for his brother's famous molestation case, and, as he puts it, "That was no coincidence."

Randy says O "is the last person on earth [Michael] would want around his children" and had no idea the interview, which he calls a bad mistake, was going on.

If true, he makes a valid point. The air date for the interview is not yet known, but we have a hunch at least one family member won't be glued to the TV set.

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Oprah Winfrey may have just lost Oksana Grigorieva, but she's landed another celebrity interview scoop: Katherine and Joe Jackson sat down with her this weekend.

The parents of Michael Jackson will appear in a taped segment for O's show.

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Katherine and Joe Jackson have an interesting relationship.

It looks like O's interview has went down, too, although it's not clear when it will be televised. Production trucks for Oprah's show were parked outside of the Jackson family compound in Encino, Calif., for the better part of Saturday.

Oprah can be seen meeting with several family members and getting the tour of the house while doing an interview focused heavily on (guess) Michael Jackson.

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Cultural impact might mean as much as money and political influence, as evidenced by the celebrities on Forbes' 2010 World's 100 Most Powerful Women list.

The list is based less on traditional titles and roles and more on creative influence as well as entrepreneurship, the building of brands, the breaking of barriers.

The women of politics, business, media and lifestyle (entertainment, sports and fashion) were ranked in each group, and after that, in group against group.

Two of the top three in one photo!

The diverse mash-up of hard and dynamic power led to this top ten:

  1. Michelle Obama, First Lady of the U.S.
  2. Irene Rosenfeld, Chief Executive, Kraft Foods
  3. Oprah Winfrey, Talk show host and media mogul
  4. Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany
  5. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, U.S.
  6. Indra Nooya, Chief Executive, Pepsico
  7. Lady Gaga, Singer and rumored hermaphrodite
  8. Gail Kelly, Chief Executive, Westpac
  9. Beyoncé Knowles, Singer and fashion designer
  10. Ellen DeGeneres, Talk show host

What do you think of this list of the most powerful females? Spot on? Off base? Who would you include/exclude? Who should be higher?

Meat Lady Gaga

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Mel Gibson's estranged, money-hungry baby mama, Oksana Grigorieva, won't be doing the Oprah Winfrey Show after all. Reasons for her change of heart are conflicting.

A recent CNN report claims it's because a judge gagged her, but according to TMZ, which is all over this story like Mel on a Marlboro Light, OG's lawyers nixed it.

There's a report that Judge Scott Gordon ordered Oksana to pull the plug on Oprah, but this is untrue. Rather, it was Anne Kiley, her family lawyer, who objected.

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O-NO! Grigorieva won't be taking her PR show to Winfrey's.

Grigorieva, who accuses Mel Gibson of threatening, beating and otherwise mistreating her, has stepped up her public attacks of late. This was to be the latest effort.

Daniel Horowitz, who's handling her PR offensive against Mel, arranged the interview and obviously wanted her to do it. Oksana did too, but later deferred to Kiley.

Which is probably for the best, for everyone except viewers. We were looking forward to seeing Oksana on Oprah, bashing Mel and shilling for her bad music career.

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Oksana Grigorieva wasn't kidding about a PR offensive.

Oprah Winfrey has landed a coveted TV interview with Mel Gibson's estranged source of baby mama drama and domestic abuse allegations, edging out 60 Minutes.

Winfrey's production company, Harpo, apparently struck a deal with Team Oksana on Tuesday. There's no telling what the nut job will say on the popular program.

"Oksana has a very powerful story to share, from emigrating to the United States from Russia, her marriage with Timothy Dalton, her music career and a volatile relationship with Mel Gibson," an insider says, regarding the upcoming Oprah interview.

Let's be honest with ourselves here. Yes, Mel Gibson is a jackass and bona fide lunatic who should be locked up if he really did any of the things Oksana alleges.

But this woman is no saint herself. Quite the contrary, in fact.

In addition to the domestic violence investigation of Gibson, police are also probing Oksana to determine if she's guilty of extortion. Criminal or not, she is shady.

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Within a few minutes of Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner taking the stage on The Oprah Winfrey Show today, the host compared the group to The Beatles.

While anyone born before 1960 is likely rolling over in his/her grave right now, listen (below) to the response these stars received on the talk show. Defeaning does not begin to describe it.

Once the screams died down, Oprah started to grill the Eclipse cast. She had to ask Robert and Kristen about their relationship, of course, which prompted the following exchange (and subsequent, ridiculous tabloid cover):

Pattinson: Kristen's pregnant.
Stewart: He really loves to shock people because he thinks it's funny. No, we've actually had this conversation. He's having the baby.

Oh, those two.

As for what Lautner is looking for in a woman, he told the adoring audience: "Loyalty. "Honesty. Really important to me is somebody who can totally let loose and pretty much be themselves and have fun."

Stewart was asked about the character of Bella Swan and said: "I can also completely relate to the fact that she's totally awkward, but that she owns it and she's not going to say anything she doesn't mean."

Other topics touched on during an interesting hour of television:

  • How Taylor bulked up for his role as Jacob by eating beef patties all day.
  • How Rob wanted to be a rapper when he was 14.
  • How Kristen REALLY likes her cat.
  • What it's like to be part of this franchise, as relayed by Pattinson: "It's not really about you. So, it never really goes to your head and you can kind of participate in it. It's about the fans themselves. A lot of people, they just like doing Twilight-related things."

Check out more from the cast below.

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It's spreading, people. Can you feel it? Can you smell it? Can you taste it? (You wish, ladies!)

The latest victim of Bieber Fever is the queen of daytime television herself, Oprah Winfrey. She had Justin Bieber on her show yesterday and seemed legitimately smitten with the 16-year old superstar.

Not to the point where Stedman (or Miley Cyrus?) should get jealous, but Oprah was clearly taken with the Biebs. Check out their interview now, as we learn what time Justin must put away his computer and what punishment befalls him if he ever acts out:

From there, a VERY lucky girl got the chance of a lifetime: she also interviewed Bieber.

Asking questions such as whether or not Justin gets nervous on stage, the young woman herself looked surprisingly calm in the face of such cutness. Watch below.

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Rielle Hunter, mistress to that disgrace John Edwards and mother to his two-year-old love child, gives her first TV interview today on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

The weird videographer recounts how the former presidential candidate's cancer-stricken wife, Elizabeth, slowly learned the full extent of his affair with Rielle.

Slowly being the operative word.

Rielle Hunter recalls how it was Elizabeth who encouraged John to come clean about his infidelity in 2008 ... even though she didn't know "the whole truth."

In the first interview John gave confirming his affair with Rielle, he denied fathering her child. Edwards finally admitted it earlier this year. What a sleaze.

Rielle Hunter on Oprah Winfrey

Perhaps the most disturbing thing about Rielle Hunter? Besides the fact that she's still around at all? She somehow denies breaking up the politician's marriage.

"She doesn't think she's a home wrecker," Winfrey told the AP regarding Hunter. "She does not think she played a key role in breaking up the Edwards marriage."

Hunter told GQ in March (after taking off her pants, then dubiously claiming she was repulsed by the photos): "Infidelity doesn't happen in healthy marriages."

"The break in marriage happens before infidelity. That break happened, you know, two-and-a-half decades before I got there. The home was wrecked already."

Whatever helps you sleep at night, loser.

John and Elizabeth recently separated after 33 years of marriage. They had four children together. Follow the jump for the first clip of Rielle on Oprah ...

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I like money. It's good for buying things. What you want is money with meaning. Meaning is what brings real richness to your life.

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