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  • Oprah Winfrey to pay tribute to Robin Williams on her channel 5 days ago

    London: TV star Oprah Winfrey will pay tribute to actor Robin Williams, who died last week, by featuring his old interviews on her own channel. The Oscar-winning actor passed away aged 63 after committing suicide, reported Digital Spy. Two classic episodes of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' featuring the actor will be repeated,...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines July 10, 2014

    What happens when a happy-go-lucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of cross-cultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity June 8, 2014

    Winston-Salem: Maya Angelou liked to say that people will forget what you said or did in your life, but they will never forget how you made them feel. Former President Bill Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey said Saturday they were among the millions touched by Angelou's wisdom...
  • Oprah Winfrey's OWN to air TV docu-series on football's Michael Sam May 15, 2014

    Reuters: Oprah Winfrey's OWN television network said on Wednesday that it will produce a documentary series about St. Louis Rams football player Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL. The network, which is jointly owned by Winfrey and Discovery Communications Inc, said the series will...
  • Pharrell Williams is still full of tears of joy; even after the viral interview with Oprah Winfrey May 2, 2014

    Pharrell is still full of tears of joy -- even after that viral interview with Oprah Winfrey. The producer-rapper-singer was teary-eyed after he performed a medley of his hits at the iHeartRadio Music Awards and earned the innovator award for his contributions to music. "I never dreamt in a million, million, million...
  • NBA sets wheels turning for Clippers sale; Oprah in wings May 1, 2014

    Reuters: The NBA set in motion on Wednesday an attempt to force a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, with Oprah Winfrey signaling interest as a potential buyer, after club owner Donald Sterling was banned for life from pro basketball for racist comments attributed to him. At least two of the...
  • Lindsay Lohan, David Letterman prank call Oprah Winfrey April 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Lindsay Lohan and David Letterman had fun at the expense of Oprah Winfrey by prank calling her on The Late Show. The clip sees Letterman place a personal call to Winfrey at Lohan's request, and pretend to pose as the actress's secretary, reported Ace Showbiz. Winfrey is heard questioning Letterman...
  • Starbucks to sell new drink 'Oprah Chai' from April 29 March 20, 2014

    Starbucks turned its shareholders meeting into an episode of the Oprah Winfrey show on Wednesday. The celebrity talk show host appeared on stage to announce a drink called the Oprah Chai that will be sold at Starbucks cafes starting April 29. The drink will also be available at the small chain...
  • Soon, you can have a cup of 'Oprah Chai,' a tea-based drink created by Oprah Winfrey, at a Starbucks March 20, 2014

    Starbucks Corp will add a celebrity blend to its big tea push when it debuts 'Oprah Chai,' a tea-based drink created by media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Winfrey and Starbucks' chief Howard Schultz clinked tea cups on Wednesday at the company's annual meeting as they announced the new brew, which will go...
  • Oprah Winfrey to sell Harpo Studios in Chicago where she filmed her show for over two decades March 17, 2014

    Chicago: Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer, but the studio will remain on the property for another two years. Winfrey filmed 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' at the studio from 1990 to 2011, when she ended the talk show to start the Oprah Winfrey Network on cable. "We...
  • I have a strong bond with Oprah Winfrey: Lindsay Lohan March 9, 2014

    New York: Singer-actress Lindsay Lohan says she shares a strong bond with media mogul Oprah Winfrey, who often gives her valuable advice. The 27-year-old actress is set to be seen in an eight-episode reality series titled 'Lindsay' on Winfrey's TV network OWN, reported New York Daily News. I feel really...
  • Russell Brand opens up on Winfrey's show about drug addiction March 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Russell Brand sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a candid conversation about drug addiction on the latter's talk show. Brand will be seen sharing information about his former struggles with heroin and how life slowly recovered, in the premiere episode of Oprah Prime, airing Sunday, reports entertainment weekly. Lindsay Lohan...
  • Hope the movie is filthier than the book: Oprah Winfrey on 'Fifty Shades of Grey' February 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chat show host Oprah Winfrey hopes that the movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" will be "filthier" than the book. The talk show host hopes there will be large amount of explicit action shown on screen in the film, which stars Rita Ora. "I know...
  • Oprah Winfrey to make Broadway debut February 7, 2014

    New York: Oprah Winfrey is reportedly in talks to make her debut on Broadway in a revival of the Pulitzer prize-winning play 'night Mother'. The media mogul will star opposite Tony-winner Audra McDonald for the play. Winfrey, 60, will portray the role of a mother struggling to stop her daughter...
  • I'm more secure in being myself now: Oprah Winfrey on turning 60 January 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who celebrated her 60th birthday on January 29, feels more secure in life at this age. Winfrey wrote a letter in her The Oprah magazine recalling some of her biggest moments in life so far, reported Us magazine. "I'm turning 60. I'm alive....
  • Larger than life Oprah Winfrey to celebrate 60th birthday quietly at home January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Fifty came with a televised bash, celebrity friends and a black-tie dinner, but Oprah Winfrey will have a low-key 60th birthday at home in California on Wednesday. The billionaire media entrepreneur will have a 'quiet dinner' in the seaside town of Montecito, 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Los...
  • Oprah Winfrey to co-produce a film on Martin Luther King January 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chat show host Oprah Winfrey will produce a new movie titled 'Selma', based on the life of Martin Luther King. The 59-year-old has confirmed she will help produce the upcoming film which will see David Oyelowo, who played her son in 'The Butler', play the historical figure. The film tells the...
  • The surprise Oscar snubs of 2014: 'The Butler', Tom Hanks, Woody Allen, Spike Jonze January 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' were the big scorers with 10 total nods each at the Oscar nominations this year but Lee Daniels' much acclaiamed 'The Butler' failed to find a place in the coveted list of the 86th Academy Awards. Tom Hanks, a two-time Oscar winner, was looking to...
  • Oprah Winfrey's network to premiere Nelson Mandela biopic January 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chat show host Oprah Winfrey's channel has got the rights to premiere Nelson Mandela biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom". The film, starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris, will be premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) in 2017. "We couldn't be more honoured to showcase this powerful film to...
  • Nelson Mandela will always be my hero: Oprah Winfrey December 8, 2013

    London: Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey says former South African President Nelson Mandela will always be her inspiration. Winfrey, 59, had interviewed Mandela in 2000 about his 27-year prison sentence for opposing South Africa's apartheid government and his later rise to the country's presidency, reported Digital Spy. The chat show host...
  • Justin Bieber: I am happy with the man I am becoming November 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber, who has collected many detractors with his headline making antics, says he is not affected by criticism as he is happy with the man he becoming. "I know who I am and what I'm doing in my life and what I've accomplished and continue to...
  • Oprah Winfrey to be honoured at Santa Barbara Film Festival November 18, 2013

    London: Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is to be honoured at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Winfrey, 59, will be given the 'Montecito Award' in recognition of her critically-acclaimed performance in Lee Daniels' 'The Butler', reported Digital Spy. "Ms Winfrey, the actress, inhabits (her The Butler character) Gloria Gaines...
  • Oprah Winfrey refused to go nude in 'The Butler' November 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey refused to shoot nude for 'The Butler', and she says she had many arguments with director Lee Daniels over the matter. The 59-year-old, who plays Gloria in the historical fiction drama, was adamant she wasn't going to bare her flesh in a romantic scene...
  • Special honour for Oprah Winfrey at Santa Barbara film fest November 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress and talk show queen Oprah Winfrey will be feted with the Montecito Award at the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), to be held next year. The Montecito Award, named after a beautiful and stylish area in Santa Barbara, is given to a recipient whose style has...
  • Oprah Winfrey to auction personal items for charity October 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey is auctioning personal items from her various residences for charity. The collectables include signed poster prints from her movies, a marble bathtub and a doll. The 59-year-old is hoping to raise funds for her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation College Fund, which benefits graduates...