Sony Pictures cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered threats from hackers

Princess Charlene of Monaco has revealed that the royal twins born last week were delivered by cesarean section

Oprah, Jaycee Dugard honoured

2012-03-10 18:45
 
New York - Oprah Winfrey was honoured with a "Lifetime Leadership" award at the third annual DVF Awards.

Winfrey was hugged by long-time friend, designer and humanitarian Diane von Furstenberg, as she took the stage to accept the accolade on Friday night.

Von Furstenberg called Winfrey the "most formidable person I have ever met in my life".

Winfrey spent much of her speech honouring another of the night's award winners, Jaycee Dugard, who was abducted when she was 11 and held against her will for 18 years.

Dugard took the stage soon after and got emotional as she thanked her mother for never giving up hope of finding her. She also spoke about her JAYC Foundation, which supports families dealing with abduction and other tragedies.



- AP

Read more on:    jaycee dugard  |  oprah winfrey  |  us  |  celebrities

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

South African born actor and family member of anti-apartheid activist Helen Suzman, Dame Janet Suzman, made headlines this week with a controversial racial remark. Read More »

Police in Los Angeles have opened an official inquiry into sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.