A former employee claims that the queen of causing America's Eat, Pray, Love fans to freak the fuck out over free shit used a chemical aid to induce tears during her interview with Barbara Walters. Please welcome... scaaaaandaaal!

The employee accused Oprah of fake crying during her show as well. On a scale of "Fonsworth Bentley" to "the woman who wrote The Devil Wears Prada, where do you think Oprah's accuser falls on the Disgruntled Employee Scale? [Dime Wars]

Did Oprah's Interview Tears Come From the Heart or an Eye Dropper?


Selena Gomez is denying doing the romance with Justin Bieber after being spotted eating at an IHOP and then walking arm in arm with him. Don't believe a word of it, readers. It's a fact that pancake eating and arm-touching are both integral parts in the rarely-seen flash in the pan teen star mating ritual. [Showbiz Spy]
Is Elizabeth Hurley cheating on her husband with an Australian cricket star? World, please stop spinning until we find out! [Daily Mail]
Like a James Bond supervillain, your suddenly super evangelical religious aunt or The Terminator, Ke$ha ominously says she's been reborn this year. What fresh horrors await us in 2011? [Showbiz Spy]
Nicole Richie married one of the guys responsible for one of the worst bands of all time yesterday. Let the bidding war over their wedding photos commence! [Perez]
According to Carrie Fisher, John Travolta is super duper gay, but everyone should just leave him alone about it because it really doesn't matter. Once again, Carrie Fisher is right. Can I get that on a tee shirt? "Carrie Fisher is right." [Showbiz Spy]
Nicholas Cage has paid the IRS more than $350,000 in back taxes. The bad news is, he still owes $TEXAS. [TMZ]
Willow Smith, who at nine years old is so much cooler than me that it's depressing, says she gets her career advice from her parents as well as Jay-Z and Beyonce. We can only assume that Hova and B advised her to engage in hair whipping and to encourage others to do the same. [Contact Music]
According to Helen Mirren, "Hollywood worships at the altar of 25 year old men and their penises." Note to men who aspire to date Helen Mirren: don't sext her pictures of your penis. This means you, Kanye West. [Showbiz Spy]
Guy Ritchie and Madonna are spending Christmas together for the sake of their children. In preparation, Madonna is putting up a festive Christmas tree and dusting off the ol' fake British accent. [Daily Mail]
Glee star Heather Morris might be the new Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Now if she can only learn to use that stake to kill off stupid guest artist episodes of Glee, I might start watching again. [Contact Music]
Miley Cyrus has arrived to film her new film after this week's pot smokin' controversy. Rather than condemn her, we should all be thankful that the starlet has opted to use a drug that will help her mellow out. God help us all if Hannah Montana ever discovers cocaine. [TMZ]
Natasha Beddingfield fondly recalls the time when Lady Gaga was her opening act. I fondly recall the days before Natasha Beddingfield subjected the world to that horrible "Feel the rain on your skin!" song. [Showbiz Spy]
Hugh Laurie doesn't know what fun is. And he wants you to show him. He wants to feel what fun is. He knows you can show him. [Contact Music]
Dog the Bounty Hunter joked that he was after Randy Quaid and his wife, both of whom went totally off the rails this year. My only suggestion is that the quest for justice involve Chevy Chase and vacation hijinks. Those Griswolds! [Showbiz Spy]

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