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A Triple-Decker Oprah Roundup (Yes, We Know How That Sounds.)

By Chuck Sudo in Add category on Feb 11, 2011 10:09PM

2009_11_06_oprah.jpg Man, there's gonna be one hell of a celebrity void come May when Mayor Daley leaves office and Oprah leaves town. Oh, Oprah, we're gonna miss your bug-eyed, spastic responses to questions, like when NBC5's Mary Ann Ahern asked you if you had an opinion on who would be the next mayor. You said you gave it "some serious thoughts," but didn't say what those thoughts were. You're a veritable Sphinx, O.

You were much more open this morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe, where you were on to talk with Scarborough and Mika about your new network, your legacy and how you want "respect" for President Obama. You stopped short here, as well, of saying that you were a kingmaker in backing the Prez.

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Then there was Jennifer Hudson's appearance on your show yesterday, where the Oscar-winner opened up about her weight loss and how she still misses her mother and brother, who were brutally murdered in 2008. You went from being in the hot seat to getting Hudson to open up about the pain she still carries. That, in all seriousness, is an astounding thing to behold, your ability to switch gears like that on a dime.

And with 43 shows left, we're going to not take any of them for granted.