By Amber Goodhand
Oprah Winfrey is going out with a bang!
The daytime talk-show queen has flooded Chicago with Hollywood’s top A-list celebs for her Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular taping Tuesday night at the United Center and RadarOnline.com has the details.
According to well-placed sources in the Windy City, Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson were spotted in Chicago Monday night having dinner, Rosie O’Donnell was seen checking into a luxury hotel while Will Smith and his other half Jada Pinkett checked into a separate hotel and Beyonce spent Monday and Tuesday afternoon rehearsing at the Hubbard Street Dance Studio for her upcoming performance on the show.
“Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes were also spotted having dinner with Oprah Monday night at her favorite downtown restaurant,” an insider told us.
“Usher is also in town and there’s word that stars such as Julia Roberts, Jen Aniston, Madonna, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Halle Berry, Rascal Flatts, Dakota Fanning, Tyler Perry, Dave Chappelle, U2 and John Travolta are all going to be a part of the show too!”
The United Center is expected to fill up with nearly 20,000 fans who will be treated to one of Oprah’s greatest shows ever.
In fact, tickets were in such high demand that once source tells Radar they bought a ticket for $900 and later sold it for a whopping $1,400!
Tuesday night’s taping will air two shows on May 23 and May 24, with the last show of her 25th and final season airing on May 25.
Stay tuned to RadarOnline.com as more details pour out of Chicago…