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Oprah to Fake Memoirist: Sorry!

Moment of reflection leads talk show queen to apologize
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 12, 2009 8:57 AM CDT
Oprah to Fake Memoirist: Sorry!
Author James Frey listens during an interview before a book signing in New York, May 14, 2008. Frey has a new book out titled "Bright Shiny Morning".   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – In a moment worthy of, well, Oprah, talk-show queen Winfrey herself had an epiphany while meditating—and called memoir faker James Frey to apologize for publicly eviscerating him on her show. “When I heard her say, ‘I felt I owe you an apology,’ I was very grateful,” Frey tells Vanity Fair. “As far as I’m concerned, that part of my career is over and behind me.” (Read more James Frey stories.)

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