Archive: The lush life
To suggest that Oprah is a fraud because she has given millions to charity but is mean (if that is the truth) is illogical.
By Celeste Owens | April 22, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (3)
We love the opportunity to pass judgment on others, and the voyeuristic excitement of seeing the highs and lows of someone who is living in the limelight.
By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | April 22, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (1)
Thinking about those mink eyelashes made me think about my own possessions. Hmm. What do I own that's more expensive than Oprah's eyelashes?
By Patricia McGuire | April 22, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (6)
The rich and successful give us something to aspire to, and we love them for it. But they also remind us of what we are not, and we hate them for that.
By Hile Rutledge | April 22, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (4)
There are as many ways of coping with the 'embarrassment of riches' as there are personalities.
By Jan Scruggs | April 22, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)
These very wealthy folks are just human beings. As long as their indulgences are not harmful to others, they should be viewed as just that -- perks of the rich and famous.
By Cleve Francis | April 22, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)
What is so unique about Oprah is that she actually shares her success with others.
By Eric Schaeffer | April 22, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)
Oprah may have her days, but who doesn't? I have a lot of tolerance for someone whose benevolence is as far-reaching as hers.
By Seth Kahan | April 22, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)