Arsenio Hall And Oprah Set The Record Straight On Their '90s 'Feud' (VIDEO)
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Arsenio Hall says he's an "infotainment guy." His late-night stand-up routine, which pokes fun at the day's headlines, is a big part of "The Arsenio Hall Show" –- both now and when his show originally came on the air in 1989.
More than 20 years ago, Hall and Oprah had a reported feud over one of Hall's jokes. During his appearance on "Oprah's Next Chapter," the two clear up exactly what happened.
Hall says he once made a joke about the 1988 episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" when Oprah wheeled a wagon filled with 67 pounds of animal fat onstage to show how much weight she had lost.
In the joke, Hall says, "There are probably people in Utah saying, 'Who is he?' Remember all that weight Oprah lost? Old Oprah meat, that's me."
"It's kind of a silly joke," he says now.
But that harmless joke wasn't what caused Oprah to cancel one of her appearances on "The Arsenio Hall Show."
"You were mad at me because I did a Stedman joke," Hall recalls, referring to Stedman Graham, Oprah's
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