Oprah named most influential celebrity for 2nd year


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Just influential to sheep. Oprah is just another person, not incredibly brilliant, just another person.

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They've omitted the top 2; Celebrity-in-Chief Barack Obama, and his wife, Michelle.

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@MarkG... Yeah another person who grew up dirt poor and became a billionaire. And when did being incredibly brilliant as a celebrity carry any weight? Most seem to be influence by the newest bimbo or druggie.

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Not a huge fan but at least she is a positive influence. Too many things and people focus on negative behavior and get rewarded for it! Keep doing what you do Oprah.

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Congrats, Oprah.

Not a fan, but I've heard she works as hard as anyone out there. She's also not just in it for herself.

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The real news here, for me anyway, is that better than 50% of the respondents did not rate celebrities on this list as influential. So what I wonder about is: does that mean they aren't influenced by celebrities at all, and how that's been trending over the years?

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Deserving but I think Dr. Phil ("Dr. Phil Show") deserves it. He has helped countless troubled adults and teens alike and aggressively follows up on their progress. Dr. Phil is a no bull sh@& type of person and says what he means and means what he says. Great man and great show. Just my 2 Yen worth.

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I halfway agree with you, Mr. DeMicke, but he seems to have drifted towards the sensational in the last three or four years. A bit too much attention to the ratings, perhaps?

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Depressing. Maybe Oprah has encouraged reading among her fan base, but she has caused untold harm thru her uncritical promotion of all kinds of claptrap: the paranormal, psychics, new age spiritualism, conspiracy theories, quack celebrity diets, past life regression, angels, ghosts, alternative therapies like acupuncture and homeopathy, anti-vaccination, detoxification, vitamin megadosing, you name it.

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