Oprah Winfrey reveals the interview question she wishes she never asked
Even Oprah Winfrey has regrets. The legendary 67-year-old talk show host revealed the question that still makes her "cringe" while appearing as a guest on Rob Lowe's Literally! podcast on Wednesday, per People. "This was when I was younger and I was not living from the point of view of the surrogate," Winfrey said, explaining that she'd gotten a sit-down with actress Sally Field, who had dated Burt Reynolds in the late 70s. "I asked her, 'Does Burt sleep with his toupee on?'" Winfrey recalled. She said she only asked because the producers had pressured her, but that Field immediately "went cold on me." Lowe sympathized: "She's one of the most amazing actors I've ever known, but when Sally goes cold, it's like Khrushchev in the Cold War," he said. "She will bury you." Read more at People. More stories from theweek.comThe Republican theory of unemployment is classic MarxA short history of White House catsThe problem with Ohio's $1 million vaccine lotterynews.yahoo.com
Burt Reynolds' remains find home at Hollywood cemetery
Flowers are placed in front of a temporary headstone for the late actor Burt Reynolds in the Garden of Legends section of Hollywood Forever cemetery, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Los Angeles. Reynolds' cremated remains were moved from Florida to Hollywood Forever, where a small ceremony was held Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)LOS ANGELES – Burt Reynolds finally reached his final resting place Thursday at a storied Hollywood cemetery. A small, private ceremony, with relatives taking part remotely via Zoom, was held Thursday morning at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where Reynolds' cremated remains were placed in a grave next to a lake nearly 2 1/2 years after his death. Reynolds’ grave is across the lake from rockers Johnny Ramone and Chris Cornell.
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
FILE - Actor Hal Holbrook appears during an interview in his New York apartment on Feb. 8, 1973. Holbrook died on Jan. 23 in Beverly Hills, California, his representative, Steve Rohr, told The Associated Press Tuesday. Holbrook died on Jan. 23 in Beverly Hills, California, his representative, Steve Rohr, told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Holbrook’s material is uproarious, his ability to hold an audience by acting is brilliant,” said The New York Times. AdWhen he wasn’t portraying Twain, Holbrook showed impressive versatility.
Burt Reynolds' Trans Am seized by US marshals, up for auction
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In a bizarre twist of events, the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am made famous and owned by Burt Reynolds himself is up for auction after the muscle car and about 150 other vehicles were seized by the U.S. marshals. According to a release from the marshals, the cars were seized from a federal civil case involving the owners of a defunct solar company in the Easter District of California. Marshals to hold an auction of such a stunning collection of vehicles," said Chief Deputy U.S. "We've got classic 1960s Ford Mustangs, 1990s Humvees, a 1960 Austin-Healey, and even a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was owned by Burt Reynolds as a memento of the car he drove in the movie Smokey and the Bandit.'" The auction will be held at Apple Towing on North Pioneer Avenue in Woodland, California at 12 p.m. EST on Oct. 26.