Oprah Winfrey Tapes Star-Studded Show In Chicago As The End Nears
Oprah Winfrey's superstar pal's, including Jamie Foxx, Madonna, and Tom Hanks turned out to pay tribute to the TV queen on Tuesday as they filmed a special program ahead of her final show. "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is set to end at the end of this month, and a double-header show was filmed at the United Center in Chicago. Jamie Foxx kicked off the festivities with his rendition of "Isn't She Lovely" and yes, Stevie Wonder did join him on stage to welcome Oprah. Meanwhile, the funny guy Jerry Seinfeld performed a comedy routine for Oprah!
Other performers that took to the stage for the show are as follows: Beyonce & Rascal Flatts, while Josh Groban & Patti Labelle collaborated on "Somewhere Over The Rainbow."
Madonna told Oprah that she admires all of work and efforts because she, Oprah, is a woman who fights for what she believes in. Madonna said that she has learned a lot from Oprah through all of the years, and she thanks Oprah for that.
Also on the list of celebrities attending the taping are: Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah, Halle Berry and Diane Sawyer. In a surprise appearance, Maria Shriver took the stage with Oprah & the Great Michael Jordan also made an appearance and was greeted with an overwhelming "pop."
For all of you wondering when the show will air, it will on May 23 and 24, before Winfrey's finale on May 25.