Tag Archives: Oprah Winfrey

  • OWN Orders More Episodes of All Four Tyler Perry Shows

    Feb 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Oprah Winfrey’s OWN has ordered additional episodes of four of his series: 23 hourlong episodes of “The Haves And The Have Nots” and 22 for its companion drama “If Loving You Is Wrong,” 22 half-hours of comedy “Love Thy Neighbor” and 20 of sitcom “For Better Or Worse,” reports Deadline.com. Perry’s shows are consistently strong […]

  • Oprah Winfrey Shocks Blogger With Emergency Pee Stop

    Feb 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *When Oprah Winfrey has to pee, heaven and earth must be moved. Luckily, her “Selma” director Ava DuVernay was there to assist the TV legend when her bladder became unbearably full between Oscar parties. TMZ reports: We’re told that on Thursday around 10:30 p.m., a black SUV pulled up in front of an anonymous office […]

  • Is BWIM the New Oscars? Essence and Lincoln Motors’ Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon Set for Feb. 19

    Feb 18, 15 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment

    *Oscars week is heating up, with preparations in Hollywood underway at the Dolby Theater for the show to air live this Sunday (Feb. 22). But the hoopla surrounding this years’ ceremony has tongues of color wagging with disapproval. Many in the black community feel The Academy (AMPAS) has taken leaps backwards this year in terms of […]

  • And the Godparents of Tyler Perry and Gelila Bekele’s Baby Boy Are …

    Feb 17, 15 by Qwest7 7 Comments

    *This past Valentine’s Day weekend was a joyous one for Tyler Perry and Gelila Bekele as they celebrated the christening of their son Aman Tyler Bekele-Perry with a star-filled affair. According to MadameNoire.com, the event, which was held inside a custom-built church in the backyard of Perry’s Beverly Hills home. The program for the dedication […]

  • Cynthia Bond’s ‘Ruby’ is Oprah’s Latest Book Club Selection

    Feb 11, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Things are about to get kicked up a notch for Cynthia Bond, whose novel “Ruby” was selected for Oprah Winfrey’s book club. According to the Associated Press, the entertainment mogul was hooked on the page-turner, which arrives in paperback Tuesday, from the very first sentence. “I thought, ‘Wow, this is so good I have to […]

  • Does Race Have Anything to Do with Brian Williams’ Situation?

    Feb 10, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Brian Williams’ future with NBC is currently up in the air after he admitted lying about being on a helicopter shot down by enemy fire in Iraq. But as Richard Prince notes in a recent Journal-isms story, could the race card be in the mix in comparison with black journalists who experienced similar circumstances? Prince referenced an […]