Skip to comments.Embattled Author James Frey Claims He Has Secret Oprah Tapes
Posted on 05/05/2009 3:56:20 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Does James Frey have embarrassing audiotapes of Oprah Winfrey?
The upcoming paperback version of his best-selling novel, "Bright Shiny Morning," includes two passages omitted from the hard cover, which came out last year.
The first passage is a triple X-rated story of an affair between a lawyer for the ACLU and the wife of a Republican senator who meet in a bar and proceed to have raunchy sex in bathrooms, alleys, seedy motels and the backseats of the cars. The sex scenes deemed too racy for some readers are included in the paperback.
The second passage is more controversial because it seems to be based on Frey and his nemesis, Winfrey. Who doesn't remember Frey's disastrous appearance on Winfrey's show three years ago after his megabest-selling memoir, "A Million Little Pieces," was found to have been embellished an appearance that publishing legend Nan Talese, who appeared on the show with Frey, characterized as "mean and self-serving" and a "public scourge."
The new section contains a story about someone caught up in a highly publicized controversy and a television show that he knows is going to end badly for him. When he feels people "turning on him," he starts taping all his phone calls, including some with "the producers of the show, the executive producer of the show." After getting publicly eviscerated, he tapes one with "the host," where she checks to make sure he isn't "going to hurt himself" and reveals some startling information about herself.
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This guy is a stone cold liar.
Now, I don’t like Oprah at all but I wouldn’t trust Frey at all.
Dude, sex scenes in a book too racy? That’s kind of...that’s like, ancient porn. Like who cares. X-rated Cave Painting watch out.
As much as I dislike Oprah,he’s about to throw Oprah under the bus, despite the fact that through everything he did, plagiarizing himself, and she still called up to make sure he wasn’t going to kill himself in shame?
The ACLU guy and the republican wife was all made up too!
The guy is an exposed liar, doesn’t deserve the time of day.
He’s a liar. Also, when locked in combat with the rich and famous who can and do overpower you at every turn, it’s not uncommon to do CS stuff like taping phone calls.
After 0prah’s shameful 0bama campaign, I don’t really care who slams her as long as it’s hard.
Nor should Oprah have trusted him, apparently. I do tend to believe him because it's just the underhanded sort of thing a bottom dweller like this guy would do.
oh dear. Hadn’t occurred to me. You must be a guy.
If James Frey has tapes on Oprah he would be better off to just release them quickly. The “Media” protects it’s own...Queen Oprah will not be taken down that easily! Her stupid audience members of mezmorized haus-fraus would “forgive” her for any embarrasing tapes anyway. We already know about arkan-cide...and Obama-cide....Now OPRAH-CIDE????
Maybe it wasn't about being too racy but too gross--ACLU laywer and . . . Senator Specter??
Yeah, and you'd think that would be enough. But then they elect a guy president..
Sorry. Sometimes I can’t help myself. But you did throw that one right down the middle of the plate, so to speak....
As usual the press is reading stuff in. I cannot stand Oprah; but she like the rest of us do not deserve to be lied about and that goes for her too.
Oprah’s not a favorite of mine either - but I would trust her a million times more than Frey. She’s liberal, but honest.
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