Leading Newsmakers and Celebrities Visit The Oprah Winfrey Show This May
May features exclusive interviews with Rielle Hunter, Laura Bush and her daughters, and sisters Lisa and Laura Ling in their first interview together. Plus, Julia Roberts, Will Smith, Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, Simon Cowell, Dolly Parton, Christina Aguilera, Naomi Campbell, the cast of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and more.CHICAGO, IL—This May, The Oprah Winfrey Show brings viewers exclusive interviews with the people making headlines around the world and revealing conversations with the world's biggest celebrities.
First, on Thursday, April 29, in her first television interview, Rielle Hunter tells Oprah what life has been like for her in the eye of the media storm. In a candid conversation at her home, Hunter talks about it all: John Edwards, Andrew Young, her baby, that photo shoot and more.
Then, on Friday, April 30, it's Oprah's first national No Phone Zone Day as she joins forces with the country's preeminent transportation organizations, an Oprah Show A-team of correspondents and people from all walks of life at rallies across the United States. to help put an end to distracted driving.
Former first lady Laura Bush joins daughters Jenna and Barbara in an exclusive interview to talk to Oprah about her new memoir, Spoken from the Heart, on Monday, May 3.
On Tuesday, May 4, supermodel Naomi Campbell reflects on her 25 years in fashion and comes clean about all the rumors, from her alleged temper to her new billionaire boyfriend.
Next, on Friday, May 7, the Oprah Show hits the Big Apple for Oprah Fridays Live from Radio City Music Hall. Multiplatinum, five-time Grammy-winning artist Christina Aguilera kicks off a New York extravaganza, as she performs her new single "Not Myself Tonight" from her first album in four years, Bionic, and also opens up about motherhood and her career. Plus, fan favorites Dr. Phil, Suze Orman, Dr. Oz, Nate Berkus and more come together to celebrate the 10th anniversary of O, The Oprah Magazine.
Teen phenom Justin Bieber makes his Oprah Show debut, and Charice brings down the house again with a song from her new album, as Oprah's Search for the World's Most Talented Kids brings more pint-size talent from all corners of the globe on Tuesday, May 11. On Thursday, May 13, Hollywood's hottest cast—Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Dakota Fanning—share secrets from the set of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Two of the world's biggest movie stars come together on Friday, May 14, as Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz chat with Oprah about their new movie, Knight & Day.
In a world exclusive, on Tuesday, May 18, Oprah Show special correspondent Lisa Ling and her sister, Laura Ling, give their first interview together and open up about the harrowing months when Laura was held captive in North Korea.
On Monday, May 24, superstar Julia Roberts visits with all the scoop on her new movie, Eat, Pray, Love, and on Tuesday, May 25, Will Smith and his family—wife Jada, son Jaden and daughter Willow—sit down for an exclusive interview with Oprah and talk about Jaden's new movie, The Karate Kid.
Also in May, as his time on American Idol draws to a close, Simon Cowell reflects on his time on America's most popular television show and talks about what's next for him. Plus, country legend and icon Dolly Parton visits Oprah to celebrate 25 years of her legendary Dollywood theme park and sings from her songbook. Airdates for both episodes will be announced at a later date.
Finally, The Oprah Show goes inside the secret world of Tony Alamo with exclusive interviews with his former child brides; Alamo is currently serving a 175-year sentence in federal prison. An airdate will be announced at a later date.
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* Source: Nielsen Cassandra Ranking Report—Nov'86 to July '99 and Wrap Sweeps, Nov '99 to July '09. Primary Telecasts Only.