Oprah: "It's not sad for me. It's embarrassing."
on "Oprah," talk-show host Winfrey brought outJames Frey
, author ofA Million Little Pieces
, who is probably understandably nostalgiac for the days when he had the support of his one-time backer (read
Emily Carter's take on things in this week's City Pages). His self-styled credibility as a bad-ass two-fisted addiction survivor was deflated considerably by arecent piece in The Smoking Gun
that revealed, among other things, that Frey's story of beating up, and being beaten up by, several cops was actually a minor arrest without incident that saw him freed in a couple of hours.
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