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Oprah David Copperfield Interview

Written by Alexander Tucker   // 07/14/2012

On July 15th 10/9 C Oprah’s Next Chapter will feature an exclusive interview between Oprah Winfrey and legendary magician, David Copperfield.

David Copperfield is best known for his combination of storytelling and illusion. To date he has grossed over $3 billion in ticket sales. Copperfield’s television specials have received over 21 Emmy awards and 38 total nominations.

In 2007 David Copperfield was accused of sexual assault, and the case was closed by a Seattle Federal Grand Jury in 2010. A civil lawsuit was also filed against him in this same case, and that was dropped in April 2010.

David Copperfield is the Founder of Project Magic, a non-profit organization that uses the teaching of magic tricks to help disabled patients gain dexterity skills.

Oprah visits David Copperfield on his private island in the Bahamas where the alleged sexual assault took place. In the interview she asks Copperfield about the sexual assualt allegations and how they continue to plague his life.

David Copperfield also discusses fatherhood and his abusive childhood during the interview. He reports that his mother used “lovingly abusive” tactics when he was growing up in the suburbs of New York City. His mother never wanted him to become a magician.

The Oprah David Copperfield Interview Will Air on July 15, 2012 at 10/9 C.

 

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