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Oprah Winfrey's troubles

Oprah Winfrey’s troubles — ”Newsweek” blasted the talk-show host while ”Forbes” bumped her from the top spot on its Celebrity 100 list

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Charting the daytime diva’s highs and lows. This time, it’s mostly lows.

May 30
Newsweek‘s cover story — called ”Crazy Talk” — claims medical advice doled out on The Oprah Winfrey Show could be bad for viewers’ health.

June 3
Forbes bumps the Big O, ranking Angelina Jolie atop its Celebrity 100 list. (Winfrey, last year’s victor, fell to No. 2.)

June 4
She responds to Newsweek in a statement to EW, saying viewers are ”discerning enough” to seek out medical options ”best for them.”

June 8
The trial of a dorm matron accused of abuse at Winfrey’s South African school is reportedly delayed again after a few days of testimony.