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Bought at auction: meet Oprah, lunch with Tim Gunn, tennis with Agassi

May 6, 2009


                                 Lunch with “Project Runway” fashion guru Tim Gunn? About $250


                                         Tennis lesson with Andre Agassi?  About $2,750



                                       Meeting Oprah Winfrey backstage? Priceless — or close to it.

Viewers on charity online auction site were offering $13, 000 in early bidding to meet America’s favorite chat show queen as part of a celebrity fundraiser that also offers a singing lesson with Aretha Franklin, a vist to the set and meeting with the cast of TV medical drama “House”,  lunch in the Bevery Hills Polo Lounge with Warren Beatty, dinner with Bill Cosby in New York, a private magic show from David Blaine and many other opportunities to get up close and personal with A-list stars.

The fundraiser is organized by the Robert F.Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in Washington to support its work on issues ranging from modern slavery to torture in Darfur.

New lots will be added every day to the auction, which  closes on May 28.

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