After all both are out to take a jackpot they otherwise couldn't earn or deserve on their own. Talk about the teapot calling ....
As a friend put it on Facebook:
Success in America.
Step 1. Win by cheating (doping)
2. Lie and turn it into a scandal
3. Apologize to your fans through the media
4. Get more media attention and go on all major TV stations
5. Become more popular than step 1. ...
Rinse & Repeat, sad but true in America...
Below from and continued on AdAge
OWN Nets a Nice Premium for Ads During Lance Armstrong Special
Selling Both Nights as a $100,000 Package, Buyers Say
OWN is getting a hefty premium for advertising spots during Oprah Winfrey's highly anticipated two-part interview with Lance Armstrong, according to media buyers.
The anticipated confession by Mr. Armstrong regarding using performance-enhancing drugs has caused a media firestorm. Looking to capitalize on the media hype, OWN expanded the special from one night to two. The network is also streaming the interview on Oprah.com.