Oprah Winfrey to Interview David Arquette Instead of Michael Vick
Oprah Winfrey will air an exclusive interview with David Arquette instead of Michael Vick on Feb. 24, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
"I can now confirm that next Thursday's episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show will now feature an exclusive sitdown with David Arquette in his first interview post-rehab," her rep told the magazine.
Michael Vick postpones Oprah appearance
The announcement came hours after it was announced that Vick had pulled out of his scheduled interview. Winfrey told the Reporter her staff had been "working behind the scenes for months" on the package.
"We did a field trip with him. We had been shooting with Michael Vick. And the fact that he pulled out and all his people..." Winfrey said. "We move on."
David Arquette checks out of rehab
Vick, who served 18 months in prison on dogfighting charges, said he needed to postpone the interview. "I admire and respect Oprah and hope to be able to participate in an interview in the future."
Winfrey's interview with Arquette was taped Thursday in Chicago. The actor, 39, separated from his wife, Courteney Cox, in October after 11 years in marriage. He checked into rehab for alcohol treatment at the start of the new year and left the facility nearly one month later.