Coffee Talk: Oprah Announces Mega Yard Sale Plans
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See why we’re bypassing coffee and heading for the cake:

• Have you ever wanted fine china or a beautiful plush sofa like Oprah’s? Your time is now! The media mogul announced that she’s having the biggest yard sale ever. Oprah will put antiques, contemporary furnishings and find art from her five homes (Hawaii, Chicago, Santa Barbara and “La Quinta”) up for auction. The sales from the auction, set to be held at the Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club, will go to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation College Fund. A preview of the mega sale begins on October 18th and the official sale begins on November 2nd. What are you buying? []

• Rihanna’s going to become an East Coast girl! The pop star reportedly is moving out of her troubled Pacific Palisades home and is currently looking for a place in New York City. If sources are correct, Rihanna will move to the Big Apple at the end of her Diamonds world tour. Her California home is no stranger to headlines—it’s been targeted by numerous trespassers. [Page Six]

• Idris Elba’s upcoming film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, will be shown to a royal audience come December. It was selected to be this year’s Royal Film Performance. The viewing is part of a larger fundraising event benefiting the U.K. film and TV industries. Select members of the royal family will be on hand to see it. [Hollywood Reporter]

• Cory Booker’s father, Cary Booker, 76, has died. The AP confirms that the Senate candidate is canceling all of his scheduled appearances a week before a special election. Booker’s father, who recently suffered a stroke, lived in Las Vegas. He also suffered from Parkinson’s disease. [Grio]