Posts tagged "lee daniels"

Oprah Got Her Friends To Stop Using The N-Word

"You cannot be my friend and use that word around me. It shows my age, but I feel strongly about it. … I always think of the millions of people who heard that as their last word as they were hanging from a tree." -- Oprah Winfrey stars in the upcoming Lee Daniels film "The…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2013

Frisky Rant: Lee Daniels’ NAACP Weight Gaffe Shouldn’t Have Been Deemed Offensive

The big to-do everyone is making over "Precious" director Lee Daniels' acceptance speech at the 2010 NAACP Image Awards Saturday is unfounded. While accepting the Best Film honors, Daniels said, "No one in Hollywood told me they wanted to see a movie about a 350-pound black girl who had HIV." After realizing his so-called "blunder"…

By: Annika Harris / March 1, 2010