Posts tagged "oprah winfrey"

Jerry Sandusky’s Adopted Son Speaks With Oprah About Sexual Abuse

It can’t be easy to go through life with the last name “Sandusky” right now. But I have nothing but respect for Matthew Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, convicted child molester/ex-assistant Penn State football coach. Matthew, who was one of six adopted kids, spoke with Oprah Winfrey on Thursday night about the sexually…

Jessica Wakeman / July 19, 2014

7 Celebs Involved In Bizarre Lawsuits

Oprah Winfrey—a bad neighbor? That’s what one man who lives near her new property above Telluride, Colorado, seems to think. Retired physicist Charles D. Goodman is suing Winfrey, claiming the property blocks access to hiking trails that were previously open to locals. Goodman says Winfrey and the prior owners of the property made a secret deal…

Newser / May 30, 2014

Pharrell’s Happy Tears On Oprah Will Give You All The Warm Fuzzies

If you’ve been anywhere with a radio these past few months, you know Pharrell’s song “Happy” has started something of a movement. He sat down with Oprah Winfrey and watched a clip of how his song has touched people all over the world. He can’t help but cry some happy tears! Oprah tends to have…

Claire Hannum / April 15, 2014

Oprah’s Tired Of Lindsay Lohan’s Bullshit, And Is The Only Person Not Afraid To Tell Her

Despite all of Lindsay Lohan’s countless fuck-ups, she still appears to be surrounded by entourage of sycophants. Everyone, that is, but Oprah Winfrey. Documentary filmmaker Amy Rice teamed up with OWN for a new docu-series that gives a peek behind the curtain of the troubled actress’ life.

“There’s nothing left in having a…

Ami Angelowicz / March 5, 2014

Oprah’s Modeling Days Might Be Over

Oprah is nothing if not efficient, even when it comes to her modeling habits. When she shoots her O Magazine covers, she plows through three issues in one day. According to the New York Post, however, Oprah tired of all that posing and plans to retire her face from the magazine soon. What a bummer!

Claire Hannum / January 23, 2014

Diablo Cody & Oprah Developing HBO Show Together

HBO is developing a show from Diablo Cody (!!!) and Oprah (!!!!!) based on the book Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You’re Taking, the Sex You’re Not Having, The Sleep You’re Missing, and What’s Really Making You Crazy, by Julie Holland.  Yes, please. [NYMag.com]
Prepare yourself for this weekend’s 50th anniversary…

Jessica Wakeman / November 22, 2013

Gloria Steinem, Oprah Winfrey Receive The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Gloria Steinem and Oprah Winfrey both received the Presidential Medal of Freedom today from President Barack Obama at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  Ironically, Steinem was the first-ever woman to speak at the Club in 1971 and, at the time, was given the traditional gift of a men’s tie. [Ms Magazine, Marie

Jessica Wakeman / November 20, 2013

Oprah Winfrey Will Auction Pillows, Antiques To The Peasants

Do you want Oprah’s pillows? Her armchairs? Then hustle over to Oprah’s home auction on November 2, when she sells crap she doesn’t want anymore after a huge renovation. And it’s for a good cause! Proceeds from the auction will go to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation College Fund.  [Hollywood Reporter]
Miley…

Jessica Wakeman / October 10, 2013

Oprah Winfrey Nearly Suffered A Nervous Breakdown

Oprah Winfrey confessed she suffered symptoms of a nervous breakdown earlier this year over too much chaos in her life. Oh no! Who will be Oprah’s Oprah?  [Access Hollywood]
Father Of The Year Kevin Federline is putting his foot down over Britney Spears’ plan to let their eight-year-old son Sean Preston occasionally appear onstage at

Jessica Wakeman / September 24, 2013

Lindsay Lohan Tells Oprah That She’s Only Done Cocaine “10 To 15 Times”

Fresh out of her sixth visit to rehab, Lindsay Lohan confessed to Oprah on “Oprah’s Next Chapter” — which aired last night — that she feels she has finally hit rock bottom and will stay sober. She confessed she is addicted to alcohol and has only taken cocaine “10 to 15 times.”  Oprah also…

Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2013

The Soapbox: Natural Hair, Like Recycling, Is Not A Lifestyle Choice For Everyone

For the last several years, natural hair “trends” have been on the rise for African-American and other women in the U.S. Just last week, Oprah graced the cover of O Magazine donning an enormous Afro, much bigger than the one she wore in the late ’70s when she first started on primetime. Oprah’s gesture pay…

Shanelle Matthews / August 12, 2013

Oprah’s “Fat,” So Racism Can’t Be That Bad, Says Rush Limbaugh

While recently shopping in Zurich, Switzerland, a shop clerk refused to show Oprah Winfrey a purse because it was “too expensive.” But Rush Limbaugh wants to assure us all that this didn’t happen because of racism against Black women, but because Oprah is “fat.” [Media Matters For America]
Corporate lobbyists representing Macy’s and…

Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2013

Oprah Winfrey To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey is among this year’s honorees to receive the Presidential Medal Of Freedom, the nation’s highest honor for civilians. Winfrey will be one of four Black recipients of the medal. Astronaut Sally Ride, the first woman in outer space and the first known gay astronaut, will posthumously receive a medal. [The Root, LGBTQ

Jessica Wakeman / August 8, 2013

Oprah Poses On The Cover Of “O” Magazine In An Afro

Oprah’s had a lot of different looks on the cover of O magazine and her latest is a huuuge Afro. I like! [Racked]
Alex Rodriguez has been suspended without pay for the rest of the 2013 season for using performance-enhancing drugs. [US Weekly]
Is Rihanna snorting cocaine in this video? I hope…

Jessica Wakeman / August 5, 2013

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…

Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2013

This Oprah’s Face Sweatshirt Is My Everything

I don’t really watch OWN, Oprah’s network-facing grasp at world domination, so I really miss my daily 4 p.m. check in with OWins. It seems I’m not the only one, as the folks over at Beloved have fashioned a sweatshirt from Ms. Winfrey’s face. Writ large across the body of the sweatshirt, this garment says,…

Julie Gerstein / April 21, 2013

People Are Pissed That Oprah Winfrey Uses Moisturizer Made With Foreskin

Oprah made an appearance in Vancouver yesterday, with tickets going for upwards of $350. But not everyone was overjoyed about the Big O’s Canadian visit. Glen Callender, founder of the Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project, was there, along with his supporters, to protest Oprah’s endorsement of SkinMedica, a line of beauty products made with  “foreskin fibroblast.”…

Ami Angelowicz / January 25, 2013

Oprah Winfrey Got The Terry Treatment ― Where Do We Go From Here?

Terry fucking Richardson, get your dirty, high-contrast hands off of Oprah Winfrey! [Photo: Terry Richardson/Harper’s Bazaar]

Rachel Krause / October 16, 2012

See Oprah’s Reality Show Winner Zach Anner’s New Show, “Rollin’ With Zach”

We fell in love with Zach Anner when we saw his early submission to Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network’s “Next Reality Star” competition. Wheelchair-bound Zach, who was born with cerebral palsy, wanted to make a travel show, showing that his disability wasn’t going to stop him from exploring the world around him. Zach won us &#8212…

Julie Gerstein / November 14, 2011

Oprah’s Still Got It

While some see Oprah’s fire walk as a publicity stunt to save OWN’s plummeting ratings, I see it as a sign that she hasn’t changed at all. She’s still the badass that took over daytime television and she intends to stay that way. She wouldn’t be Oprah if she didn’t come onstage with a wago…

Ami Angelowicz / November 8, 2011
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