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Tressed to Impress
"Can someone put on the soundtrack to The Lion King?" Gayle King cracked when Oprah donned the massive wig that stars on this month's cover. Though the team eventually decided on a mix of Mary J. Blige and Justin Timberlake for the shoot (which took place June 1 at Highline Stages in NYC), the faux hair certainly got the royal treatment: It was transported in Bubble Wrap and a custom-made, bright pink travel box with a built-in stand to keep it upright. "Your hair looks like Chaka Khan and Diana Ross combined," marveled O creative director Adam Glassman. Added Oprah: "And two other people!"
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