Oprah Winfrew

Despite her jovial persona, media tycoon Oprah Winfrey says she’s endured some tough moments in her lifetime, and gives credit to Bishop T.D. Jakes for getting her through one of the “lowest” points in her life. When Jakes took to Twitter to share his sermon titled “Save the Scraps,” on Oct. 26, Winfrey re-tweeted the message […]

When “The Color Purple” was released December 20, 1985, star Whoopi Goldberg had not yet broken through. The actress was known to some for a one-woman show that HBO filmed and aired that year as “Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway.” But she was far from a big name in Hollywood. All that changed after critics […]

Oprah Winfrey, perhaps the country’s leading tastemaker, has some suggestions for your holiday shopping. The former TV host and media tycoon has issued her annual “favorite things” list, containing 87 items of clothing, fashion accessories, kitchen gadgets, edible treats and other goodies. “It’s the holidays, and you’re stumped for what to give some of your […]

  A private memorial service will be held this Saturday, June 7, at Wake Forest University for late poet and literary icon Dr. Maya Angelou, and while it’s hard to imagine who could deliver words to do her rich life justice, according to reports, her good friend Oprah Winfrey  will do the honors. Angelou died last Wednesday , May 28, at her home […]

*Oprah Winfrey was in Winston-Salem on Monday to help arrange the memorial service for her late friend and mentor Maya Angelou. As previously reported, Angelou’s family has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel at 10 a.m. Saturday. Angelou’s family decided to have a closed service for family and friends only, […]

  Oprah Winfrey’s self-titled book club has helped catapulted many authors beyond The New York Times’ bestsellers list into literary superstars. Now Winfrey may end up in her own book club as she’s gearing up for the release of a book this fall called “What I Know For Sure.” The TV mogul’s forthcoming tome shares the […]

The sports icon recently sat down with one of our favorites, Oprah Winfrey for OWN TV’s Next Chapter.Magic Johnson has gone on to become a major business mogul, but also one of the 1st faces of someone living with AIDS. Since his glory days of playing on the LA Lakers, Magic has expanded his brand to various business ventures. […]

  Oprah sits down with Reverend Al Sharpton for an open and revealing conversation about race in America, how his role as a civil rights activist has shifted and the moment that changed his life. They also discuss his new book, “The Rejected Stone,” what drives him to stand up for causes he believes in and his dramatic weight loss. […]

  This is the ultimate, ultimate list of my Favorite Things,” says Oprah. Why? Because no matter who’s on your holiday list, you’ll find everything from the whimsical stocking stuffer to the over-the-top indulgence. See a selection of this year’s picks here, then pick up a copy of the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine — […]

  *Oprah Winfrey raised $600,000 on Saturday by unloading her old stuff in what was described as “an epic yard sale,” all for charity According to The Angeles Times, the Oprah touch sent prices on the most mundane items skyrocketing, simply because people wanted something that was Oprah’s – including a teapot that was expected to […]

  It’s been two years since “The Oprah Winfrey Show” was laid to rest, but the Queen of Daytime Television has a new plan in the works to reconnect with her old viewing audience. “One of the things I’m preparing to do is a speaking tour,” she revealed in a recent interview with New York Magazine. […]