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Oops! Stars' Most Regrettable Moments

They say there's no such thing as bad press – but Alec Baldwin, Paula Abdul and others just might disagree. By Aaron Parsley


In January, reported that Rachael Ray, after a little too much red wine at an L.A. restaurant, made some "disparaging racial remarks" about Oprah Winfrey regarding an image she had hanging up from her movie Beloved. But Ray went on the defensive, telling PEOPLE, "I felt bad for Oprah because it attaches my name to [hers]. I wrote Oprah a note and said I would never presume to redress your paintings."