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Oprah

Dad Schemed To Screw Stepmom Out of Barbershop

11/1/2013 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Oprah Winfrey
's adulterous dad tried to screw Oprah's stepmom out of profits for the sale of their barber shop ... and the judge may be insinuating Oprah was in on it.

In divorce documents -- obtained by TMZ -- Vernon and Barbara Winfrey filed dueling petitions for divorce, but the judge granted hers and rejected his ... on grounds he was an adulterer and engaged in "inappropriate marital conduct."  Translation ... he chased her around with a gun during a fight.

According to the docs, Vernon put the barbershop into foreclosure.  Once that happens, the real owners generally end up with zilch.  But according to the judge, Vernon KNEW Oprah would buy the barbershop out of foreclosure, which would then squeeze Barbara out and he would end up with title once she gave it to him.  And that's exactly what happened.

Sources tell us ... when the barbershop went into foreclosure, Oprah's trust purchased it and deeded it to O's dad and his business partner, leaving her stepmom in the cold. 

Short story ... the judge seems to be suggesting Oprah may have been in on her dad's plan to ace Barbara out of money in the divorce.

We tried reaching Oprah for comment but we were unsuccessful.

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Gary    

That's funny....you think her royal hugeass would tell the truth?..shi is a real piece of work...wonder why she photo shops all of her magazine covers if she is sooooo real??...

263 days ago
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Kathy90277    

I never liked Oprah - and this just makes me dislike her even more.

263 days ago
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Chuck    

Oprah's douchbagness has begun to show quite a few times of late. The real Oprah has stepped forward.

263 days ago
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Dead account Delete at will    

Sounds like a well thought out plan. Cant she give her step mom a car or something, buy her her own little shop? Doesn't Oprah like fund countries herself? You'd thin shed just pay her off somehow

263 days ago
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PhilipMarkum    

Isn't this the same guy she said molested her? She's really screwed up in the head.

263 days ago
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KicksandGiggles    

Not a Oprah fan but somehow I don't see her deliberate diabolical attempt to screw anybody. In one breath, she probably said to her finance folks "Yeah, buy dad's business out of foreclosure and give it back to him". Its done all the time. Big deal. Frankly common sense would have told Step Mommy to have a serious pre-nup since she knows her old azz hubby has his hands and access to millions. When there is $$$ involved, square it from Day 1!!!!!

263 days ago
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Phil Mcl    

How could this be true Oprah is so wonderful? LOL

263 days ago
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Wow ...    

Oops.Her bad.

263 days ago
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Mikey    

"he chased her around with a gun during a fight"


Thats called aerobic exercise in the black community.

263 days ago
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Ace    

Did they mix up the pictures on the Conrad Murray story and the Oprah story?

263 days ago
11.

Kelly    

Oprah is a vulture. Not exactly a news flash.

263 days ago
12.

mark    

black guy in the middle = doug hutchinson blin (black twin)

263 days ago
13.

Areader    

As if Oprah would take a call from TMZ!

263 days ago
14.

tucker    

Oprah is trash - always was. She was just in the right place at the right place. Her power and influence is embarrassing.

263 days ago
15.

Alvin Law    

Whats with the divorce?

263 days ago
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