June 11, 2011 |
Strategically saving its two biggest headliner shows to fill the silence following the everything-but-fireworks finale of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) now debuts in quick succession "Finding Sarah" and "Ryan and Tatum: The O'Neals. " Together, they neatly explain the dichotomy of Oprah-love and Oprah-bashing. "Finding Sarah," which premieres on Sunday night, showcases the very worst of the Winfrey movement. Following Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, down the yellow brick road of self-discovery with Oprah-approved consultants — Dr. Phil McGraw as the Scarecrow and Suze Orman, the Tin Man — creates an Emperor's-new-clothes moment reminiscent of the episode in which Oprah built Kirstie Alley a gourmet kitchen.
July 3, 2008 |
Oscar winner Tatum O'Neal, the former child actress who chronicled her struggles with addiction in a 2004 memoir, pleaded guilty in New York on Wednesday to disorderly conduct stemming from her drug arrest in June. O'Neal, 44, was ordered to attend two half-day drug treatment sessions and pay a $95 fee, court officials said. O'Neal was initially charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor offense punishable by up to one year in jail, court officials said.
July 2, 2002 |
It's been nearly a decade since their six-year marriage ended, but like so many divorced couples, John McEnroe and Tatum O'Neal continue to be emotionally entangled. The pair have been exchanging venomous barbs with the ferocity of the recently separated. McEnroe fired first last month.
June 26, 2002 |
John McEnroe's ex-wife said the former tennis star used steroids while playing and dabbled in drugs off the court during their six-year marriage. Tatum O'Neal spoke out about McEnroe during an interview with Barbara Walters for an episode of ABC's "20/20" that will be broadcast Friday, according to a release from ABC News. O'Neal, an Academy Award-winning actress who is attempting a comeback, was responding to McEnroe's recently released autobiography, "You Cannot be Serious."
May 13, 1993 |
Through most of the 1980s, Lawrencia Bembenek, a former Milwaukee model and onetime police rookie, was a convicted murderer, guilty of the sensational, execution-style killing of her husband's first wife. But the woman often referred to as "Bambi" in the tabloids steadfastly proclaimed her innocence, and while she persuaded many people, Wisconsin authorities remained just as firmly convinced of her guilt. So was a jury: She received a life sentence in 1981.
December 2, 1992 |
John McEnroe said Tuesday that he and his actress wife, Tatum O'Neal, were having marital problems. McEnroe, 33, and O'Neal, 29, have been married six years and have three children. "Tatum and I are having marital problems, just as many other married couples do," McEnroe said in a statement issued through the office of his father, New York attorney John McEnroe Sr. "I intend to work hard at finding a sensible solution that's best for our entire family."