Oprah Ends Cold War with Letterman
She's the guest David Letterman has wanted to get for over a decade, and on Monday night, Dave made the big announcement on his show: "Do you have any idea why we have this giant photograph of the giant of television? Thursday, December 1st, Oprah will be on our program."
The event marks an end to the 16-year feud between the
Queen of Daytime and the King of Late Night. The last
time Oprah was on Letterman's show was May 2, 1989.
Since then she has said didn't like being the butt of
At the International Emmy Awards in New York Monday night, Hillary Rodham Clinton presented Oprah with the Founder's Award, and Winfrey revealed why she finally said yes to Dave. "There never was a feud," she insisted. "I'm happy to go on. There's no better time to do it."
Oprah will be a guest on Letterman's show on the night "The Color Purple," which she is producing, opens on Broadway. "It's going to be the Super Bowl of love," Letterman promised.
Oprah also voiced her support for Senator Clinton on
Monday, giving her thumbs up for a presidential bid.
"I hope you do us a favor and run for office,"
With the holidays upon us, the Queen of Talk revealed
that this Thanksgiving she won't be running from the
kitchen. "I'm making a turkey," she said.
"I'm cooking, and I'm having friends over."
Catch Oprah and Dave's big reunion on Letterman in just