Who are the best-paid celebrities, and why?

Sarah Coles
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey

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Forbes has released its annual list of the best-paid celebrities. The top spot is still occupied by a superstar of the talk-show world who may as well be laminated onto the top of the list. The next few places are dominated by the directing giants.

But who is snapping at their heels, and which Brit makes it to the top ten?