Celebrating Oprah

Oprah Winfrey's All-Star Entourage

From her political allies to her Hollywood pals, meet Oprah's tight-knit inner circle

HER POLITICAL PALS: THE OBAMAS

She invited the then-junior senator from Chicago to her Legends Ball, hosted fund-raisers for his White House run and had the President and the First Lady on her show as recently as May – all because she knew from watching the 2004 Democratic National Convention that Obama would be Commander in Chief one day and "she would do whatever I could to work for him."