Feed: Kennedy Center Honors Oprah, Steve Martin Fights Bad Press

Oprah Winfrey at Kennedy Center Honors

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. was packed with A-list Celebrities honoring Paul McCartney, choreographer Bill T. Jones, country singer Merle Haggard, Broadway composer Jerry Herman and Oprah Winfrey.

Actor/writer Steve Martin responded this weekend to the backlash after his appearance last week at the 92nd Street YMCA in New York City. The Y called his performance "disappointing" and offered refunds to audience members. Martin defended himself during a CBS News Sunday Morning webcast (video below).

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