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Last night after the tear-jerking taping of The Surprise Spectacular, Oprah and friends retreated to the Four Seasons where the exclusive after party was held. Guests like Oprah's Mom Vernita Lee, Gale King, Halle Berry, Michael Jordan, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell, Maria Shriver, Dr. Phil, Alicia Keys, Carson Kressley, Suze Orman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jamie Foxx, Kelsey Grammer, and Aretha Franklin. If you were following us on Twitter, you would know that Stevie Wonder arrived at the after party at 2:30 AM while a short time later Oprah left the after party at 3:19 AM. While many of the other stars were ushered out in a whirl of fans, Stedman left on foot and walked to his home nearby.
Oprah was wearing a persimmon Badgley Mischka dress and confessed to being "dog-tired as she was leaving her own after party. We asked her what her plans for morning were and she laughed and answered "I'm sleeping in, and then having brunch with some of my friends at home"
We also asked her if she had any advice for our new Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and she looked us straight in the eye and said "No. I'm on one track, straight ahead. I don't follow it and I wish him luck." After this she continues to sign autographs and tells us she's "...got more to worry about than politics right now. Nooo-oo-oo way."
She tells us her biggest surprise on the taping of the third and second-to-last show at the United Center: Rascal Flatts.
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