(FILES) US talkshow star Oprah Winfrey s

(FILES) US talkshow star Oprah Winfrey smiles during a press conference at the Sydney Opera House as part of her whirlwind tour Down Under in this December 14, 2010 file photo. Talk show diva Oprah Winfrey launched her OWN cable network on January 1, 2011, unveiling a program line-up featuring host celebrities such as British duchess Sarah Ferguson and country singer Shania Twain. "Happy New Year everybody and welcome to OWN," Oprah said as she launched her high-stakes, 24-hour seven-day-a-week television venture at midday (1700 GMT). "This is a very exciting day for me kicking off the next chapter of my life with all of you. Yes, the Oprah Winfrey Network is finally on the air." AFP PHOTO / Torsten BLACKWOOD (Photo credit should read TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: CHI1101011410485633
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