Judge: Oprah must defend ex-headmistress's suit

Producer Oprah Winfrey participates in press conference for the film 'Precious' during the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 in Toronto. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

March 16, 2010 2:50:54 PM PDT
Talk show host Oprah Winfrey must defend a defamation suit over remarks she made about a headmistress at her girls' school in South Africa after a sex-abuse scandal erupted there, a U.S. judge ruled. The case is now set for trial on March 29 in Philadelphia.