Category Archives: Oprah Winfrey

‘Scandal’s’ Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes Speak Their Minds, Ruby Dee Dies at 91 & More

I’ve got some inspiring as well as sad news to share: Kerry Washington gets very candid about “Scandal” and the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes, offers some straight forward advice of her own. And Hollywood legend Ruby Dee passed away today. There’s also my watchlist and what’s hot (Oprah hanging out with the cast of “A Different World”) and not (these school shootings). Enjoy!

Oprah Talks to ‘ET’ About Maya Angelou’s Death While Her Ex-Stepmom Chats with ‘Inside Edition,’ Lupita Cast in ‘Star Wars’ & More

Greetings and salutations! Lots to report today including Oprah Winfrey exclusively sharing her thoughts on Dr. Maya Angelou’s death with “Entertainment Tonight” while her ex-stepmom shared how she was evicted from her home and Lupita Nyong’o is cast in “Star Wars Episode VII.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Whoopi Goldberg’s late mother, Emma Harris) and not (the teacher killed by a stray bullet). Enjoy!

T.I. Joins Kevin Hart-Will Ferrell Comedy, Oprah To Headline Multi-City Tour, ‘The Talk’ Spoofs Oprah-Lindsay Showdown & More

Here’s your roundup of the day’s hottest black entertainment news, including Tip “T.I.” Harris’ new film with Kevin Hart (what movie isn’t he in?!) and Will Ferrell, Oprah’s fall tour and a spoof of the OWN chief’s showdown with actress Lindsay Lohan (I’m lighting candles for this one and Chris Brown). Yep, get comfy and read up!

Can’t Stop Watching: Oprah Looks to Make Broadway Debut, Jill Scott Joins ‘The Voice,’ What’s Hot/Not & More

Oprah didn’t get an Oscar nod for her work in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” but maybe she’ll take home a Tony instead. The media maven’s hoping to make her Broadway debut in “Night Mother,” according to The New York Times.