Oprah Winfrey to Interview Lance Armstrong

Cycling star will give his first TV interview after his fall from grace regarding steroid allegation.
1:53 | 01/09/13

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We have a big headline this morning about Lance Armstrong is likely start we'll get his first television interview. Since being stripped of his Tour de France titles sitting down one on one with -- ABC's John -- has the story. Overnight Oprah's production company described the new interview with Lance Armstrong has no holes bored and promised the ninety minute conversation will address head -- Accusations of cheating and drug use. I've known Oprah Winfrey thirty years I promise you she was not giving an -- jet and flying to Austin. To hear another denial from Lance Armstrong for years the former seven time Tour de France champion is staunchly denied doping. Even in the face of dwindling support and mounting evidence will never taken performance enhancing drugs many terms of this. After a scathing judgment by the US Anti Doping Agency October Armstrong was stripped of his titles dropped by his sponsors and forced to step down from the cancer charity he found it. Now some wonder if the embattled cycling -- is following a well worn path to redemption that begins with an emotional televised mayor -- If Oprah blesses you and says I forgive -- it goes a long way with the American people. But for Lance Armstrong was spent so much energy bitterly fighting accusers in whistle blowers. Many are questioning whether even the queen of televised -- will be able to help his claws. He torched his enemies and if he thinks that apology if you -- -- here and there didn't get its its good -- back I I just cannot imagine that's the case. Now this is a tricky situation not only from a public relations standpoint but also from a legal perspective Armstrong faces the potential financial and civil liability. If he were to confessed to doping. A lot of people he did business with or road -- We'll be watching very closely -- as will the rest of the world John thanks so much.

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