Video: Keeping Tabs: Oprah vs. her lawyers

By Keith Olbermann Anchor, 'Countdown'
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updated 10/2/2006 4:23:40 PM ET 2006-10-02T20:23:40

Keith Olbermann rounds up tabloid and entertainment news every night on “Keeping Tabs.” On Monday, he had this to say:

Oprah Winfrey versus her own lawyers?  Patrick Crowe of Kansas City has been hailing an Oprah in ‘08 candidacy with a website, even a song, but a month ago Winfrey’s attorney sent Crowe one of those nasty little letters specifically demanding he remove the talk show host’s picture from the website. 

Miss Winfrey now says, “I feel flattered by it.  My lawyers overreacted, I think, by sending him a cease and desist order because it really is a flattering thing.” 

Winfrey’s XM Satellite Radio channel debuted, by the way, spreading her empire, if not her presidential ambitions.

Whereas Mel Gibson would much rather shrink from the public eye by traveling incognito complete with mask and wig.  Actor and director, ventured to Oklahoma recently to attend early screenings of his latest film, “Apocalypto,” but reporters were kept behind partitions at the entrance to the screenings, apparently so they could not take pictures of Gibson.

Thus we do not have image of the mask and wig Gibson wore when he arrived in Cameron, Oklahoma last Thursday -- but given his penitent for both action adventure and history, we rendered a guess.

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