OPRAH'S AFTER-HOURS SHOPPING SPREE

CHRISTMAS STAR:

Oprah gifted 1,500 staffers of her TV show and magazine with 14k gold and diamond initial pendants -- and how's THIS for star power: She then got Bloomingdale's of Chicago to open the whole damn store for her after hours -- and insisted non-essential employees stay out of sight in employee lounges so they couldn't gawk while she shopped!