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Lindsay Lohan appears in a promotional photo for her Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) reality series Lindsay. - Provided courtesy of Oprah Winfrey Network

Lindsay Lohan is determined to prove she's ready to rebuild her life in her new reality show, but Oprah Winfrey might need more convincing.

The first trailer for Lohan's Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) reality series, titled "Lindsay," was released late Tuesday, March 4 and can be viewed here (Warning: video contains expletives).

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Ellen DeGeneres appears on her talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show alongside a sequined portrait of Oprah Winfrey, which said was the TV icons 60th birthday gift to Oprah Winfrey, in an episode that aired on Jan. 29, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Happy birthday, Oprah Winfrey! The TV icon turned 60 on Wednesday, Jan. 29, and received a special gift from fellow talk show host Ellen DeGeneres -- and it's shiny.

DeGeneres showed the present, a portrait of Winfrey made of sequins, on an episode of her daytime series "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that day.

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Julie Andrews in a scene from The Sound of Music. - Provided courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Robert Wise Productions The cast of 'The Sound of Music' reunited on 'Oprah' for film's 45th anniversary and spilled secrets about the movie.
Alen Pettyfer (plays Thomas Westfall) attends the premiere of The Butler in Los Angeles on Aug. 12, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer/startraksphoto.com

At the premiere of "Lee Daniels: The Butler" in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 12, Oprah Winfrey told media outlets she was sorry for the media frenzy that occurred after she recounted a time she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland.

In a previous interview with "Entertainment Tonight," Winfrey claimed a clerk at an upscale boutique in Zurich refused to show her a handbag because at $38,000 it was too expensive.

Oprah Winfrey appears in an interview with OTRC.com at the premiere of Lee Daniels The Butler on Aug. 12, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Oprah Winfrey returns to the big screen this weekend in a lead role in "Lee Daniels' The Butler." So, is her role the start of a new era of acting for Winfrey or just a side project?

George Pennacchio of KABC Television, OTRC.com's parent company, recently spoke to Winfrey at the premiere of the film and asked the television personality and OWN CEO if she is looking to take on more roles.

Oprah Winfrey appears in still from The Butler trailer, which was released in May 2013. - Provided courtesy of The Weinstein Company

Will Oprah earn another Oscar nomination?

The Queen of Media returns to acting in "The Butler," a historical drama directed by Lee Daniels, of "Precious" fame.

Alen Pettyfer (plays Thomas Westfall) attends the premiere of The Butler in Los Angeles on Aug. 12, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer / startraksphoto.com

See photos from the Los Angeles premiere of Lee Daniels' film "The Butler" on Aug. 12, 2013 - feat. Oprah Winfrey (wearing hot pink), Minka Kelly, Alex Pettyfer, James Marsden, Cuba Gooding Jr. and main star Forest Whitaker. Many of the actors arrived with their wives.

Oprah Winfrey attends Butler premiere - Provided courtesy of Dave Allocca/ Startraksphoto.com

Check out photos of Oprah Winfrey, Stedman Graham, Mariah Carey, Minka Kelly, James Marsden and others at the New York premiere of 'Lee Daniels' "The Butler."

Oprah Winfrey posted this photo of herself with Lee Daniels (left), Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan and Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan (right) on her Instagram page on Sept. 10, 2012. - Provided courtesy of instagram.com/p/Pakt0YSS9A/ twitter.com/oprah

Thanks to Oprah Winfrey, here is your sneak peek look at Alan Rickman of "Harry Potter" fame as President Ronald Reagan and Jane Fonda as First Lady Nancy Reagan in the new film "The Butler."

Winfrey, who also stars in the movie, recently posted an Instagram photo of herself wearing a glitzy 1980s-style outfit alongside the two actors and director Lee Daniels. In "The Butler," which is inspired by a 2008 Washington Post article about a White House butler named Eugene Allen, who worked during eight presidential administrations and died in 2010.

David Letterman appears on Oprahs Next Chapter with host Oprah Winfrey in an episode airing on Jan. 6, 2013. - Provided courtesy of George Burns / OWN

David Letterman, host of CBS' "Late Show," says in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that he has nobody to blame but himself for a widely-publicized 2009 sex scandal and adds that he feels better about who he is after weathering it and that his relationship with his wife has never been better.

In October 2009, Letterman admitted on his program that he once had sexual affairs with women who worked on his late-night talk series and apologized to his wife Regina, the mother of his son, Harry, adding that he would try to work things out with her. The two had married just six months earlier.

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Oprah Winfrey speaks with Jane Fonda and her adopted daughter Mary Williams in Beverly Hills for an episode of Oprahs Next Chapter, which aired on April 7, 2013. - Provided courtesy of 2013 Harpo Studios, Inc.

Jane Fonda recently opened up to Oprah about her past struggle with cancer.

The 75-year-old actress, writer and political activist talked to the talk show host about her recent battle with breast cancer, calling this new phase in her life -- which she is thoroughly enjoying -- her "third act."

Jay Leno appears on Late Night with David Letterman in an episode that aired in the early 1980s. - Provided courtesy of NBC

David Letterman said in an interview on "Oprah's Next Chapter," set to air in January 2013, that Jay Leno, who became his longtime rival after he was made the host of NBC's "Tonight Show" instead of him, may be "the most insecure person" he has ever known.

Check out six facts about the David Letterman - Jay Leno rivalry and the "late night wars."

Beyonce and Oprah Winfrey appear in a February 2013 promotional photo for Oprahs Next Chapter. - Provided courtesy of Harpo Studios/George Burns

Beyonce is set to have a big day on Saturday, February 16, with the premiere of her HBO documentary and her sit down interview with Oprah Winfrey. In the interview for "Oprah's Next Chapter," Beyonce opens up to Winfrey about her passion for performing, her pregnancy weight and her courtship with husband Jay-Z.

The 31-year-old singer and actress was asked by Winfrey if her daughter Blue Ivy took away her passion for performing and ended up talking about her pregnancy weight gain.

Beyonce appears in a February 2013 interview with Oprah Winfrey for an episode of Oprahs Next Chapter. - Provided courtesy of none / OWN The singer opened up to Oprah about her passion for performing and if Blue Ivy took any of the thrill away.
Beyonce appears in a February 2013 interview with Oprah Winfrey for an episode of Oprahs Next Chapter. - Provided courtesy of none / OWN Beyonce talked to Oprah about her relationship with husband Jay-Z and how their courtship began as friendship.

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