Despite the brand name behind The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special, good lady O left the interviewing chores to the celebs. But there was still plenty of "special" to go round, you bet.

In the case of Penélope Cruz, that made for a delightful back and forth with sweet Halle Berry as cuddly Cruz just couldn't get her foreign tongue around the title of Berry's Oscar award-winning flick Monster's Ball.

If only they'd called it Monster's Cojone.