Tag Archives: Oprah Winfrey

  • Lee Daniels Admits Desire to Snag Oprah for Season 2 of ‘Empire’

    Mar 12, 15 by Qwest7 5 Comments

    *If you haven’t tuned into “Empire,” count yourself among the minority. Fox’s hip-hop “Dynasty” continues its game-changing trek of attracting new viewers with each episode as it heads toward its March 18 season one finale, the question is what does “Empire” have in store for season 2? Chatting with The Hollywood Reporter, Fox Broadcasting’s David […]

  • Oprah Wins Lawsuit against Motivational Speaker over Trademark

    Mar 9, 15 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment

    *Oprah Winfrey won a legal battle against her for using the phrase, “Own Your Power” in her magazine, TV shows and website, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Motivational speaker Simone Kelly-Brown sued Oprah back in 2011 for using her registered trademark of 15 years. But a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit claiming the Queen of Talk […]

  • Oprah Takes a Pass on ‘Night, Mother,’ but Still Eyeing Broadway Debut

    Mar 6, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Oprah Winfrey’s desire to do Broadway is not a secret, but we will have to wait a bit longer for her to grace the stage. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Winfrey revealed that her Broadway debut won’t be opposite Audra McDonald in the George C. Wolfe-directed revival of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “‘Night, […]

  • Common on Why He Didn’t High Five Oprah on Way to Oscar Stage (Watch)

    Mar 3, 15 by Qwest7 5 Comments

    *In the heat of the moment, everybody makes mistakes, right? According to Common, that was the case during the Oscars when he passed by Oprah Winfrey as he and John Legend were making their way to the stage to accept their Academy Award for best original song for “Glory” from the historical drama “Selma.” The […]

  • Oprah Winfrey to Shut Down Harpo Studios in Chicago

    Mar 3, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The last tie linking Oprah Winfrey to her adopted home of Chicago is about to be severed. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter today, Winfrey revealed Harpo Studios in Chicago will be shut down by year’s end in favor of a transition to OWN headquarters in L.A. This move will bring Harpo’s 26-year run […]

  • Terrence Howard Gives Play by Play of his Oscars Debacle (Watch)

    Mar 3, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Finally…an explanation of what really happened as Terrence Howard presented the best picture nominees at the Academy Awards last month. As previously reported, his reading of the teleprompter was filled with painfully-awkward pauses, overly-dramatic intonations, a pause to swallow emotion and at one point, an abrupt knocking noise that sounded like he bumped himself into the […]