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Oprah Winfrey Plans To Mentor Lindsay Lohan

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Some people are attracted to danger like moths to a flame, and apparently, one of those people is Oprah Winfrey. I know what you're thinking: Oprah Winfrey is as measured, careful and calculated as any billionaire talk show host can be. But here's what's happening now: Winfrey is planning to mentor Lindsay Lohan.

According to the Huffington Post, as Winfrey plans an eight-part documentary about the troubled actress for the OWN network, she will also attempt to guide Lohan through her newly acquired sobriety.

That apparently includes telling Lohan things like not to go on vacation to Capri, because "it’s very hard to go to Capri and not have a Bellini.”

Winfrey expanded on what her guidance will include in an interview with the Today show:

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I've heard a lot of things about me mentoring her...I will be involved in the production of it [the docu-series], and I will offer my advice and council to her if she is willing to receive it. When I finished the interview, I gave her one of my favorite books ... 'The Untethered Soul.' And I've texted her a couple times since then.

Seems like a good start. Here's wishing them both well. Oprah might well need it more.