All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Oprah Winfrey’

Kirstie Alley Pitches Jenny Craig, Oprah Winfrey Touts Weight Watchers–Which Celebrity Endorsement Will Reign Supreme?

Kirstie Alley is pitching the Jenny Craig method of weight loss as Oprah Winfrey touts the merits of Weight Watchers and the fact that she can eat bread–every day. The average person looking to shed a few pounds in the New Year has these two big-name endorsements to consider when deciding how to implement a weight loss plan. Will one …

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Oprah Winfrey Tweets About Love of Bread, Weight Watchers Stock Soars

Many diets would have you abstain from carbohydrates like bread – but not Weight Watchers. And this is perfect for Oprah Winfrey, who loves bread. Like, a lot. And she says she’s lost 26 pounds on Weight Watchers while eating bread every single day. “This is the joy for me,” Oprah says in a Twitter video. “I love bread. I …

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Oprah Winfrey Is Writing a New Memoir

Oprah Winfrey is writing a new memoir. Flatiron Books, an imprint of Macmillan, has announced The Life You Want, and new memoir from Oprah. The book is set to be published in January of 2017. Oprah says her goal with the book is to “inspire other people to live the highest, fullest expression of themselves” and show that “anyone can …

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Oprah Winfrey Buys into Weight Watchers and Stock Soars

Oprah Winfrey has purchased a 10 percent stake in the Weight Watchers diet company, and it’s sent the company’s stock soaring. In speaking with NPR, Winfrey said that she didn’t even have to think about the investment. Weight Watchers asked, and she said yes. “They called me and asked would I be interested in talking to them about establishing a …

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Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow and Oprah Winfrey To Be Honored In ”Power of Women’ Event

Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow and Oprah Winfrey are set to be honored at the upcoming Variety Power Of Women Event, which celebrates the entertainment industry’s most inspiring and charitable females. Actress Anna Kendrick and YouTube boss Susan Wojcicki will also be among the honorees at the ceremony set for Oct. 9 in Beverly Hills. “The women we are honouring this …

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Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Passing: Oprah Winfrey, Taraji P. Henson, and More Share Their Grief

Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away on Sunday at the age of 22. The only child of the late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, she was in a hospice facility outside of Atlanta, surrounded by close family members and friends, when she died. It was back on January 31st that Bobbi Kristina was discovered facedown in her bathtub–an eerily familiar scenario …

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Candace Cameron Bure, Raven Symone Clash Over Lesbian Wedding Cake on ‘The View’

Candace Cameron Bure served as co-host of The View on Tuesday and got into a heated argument with Raven Symone over lesbian wedding cake. Yes, you read that correctly. It was a lesbian wedding cake clash. The clash stemmed from the owner of an Oregon bakery refusing to fill an order for a lesbian couple planning to marry. “The Oregon …

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Bobbi Kristina Brown: Alleged Death Bed Photo Circulates, Whitney Houston’s Bodyguard Visits Hospice

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s condition continues to deteriorate as a photo taken of her lying on her death bed is shopped to the tabloids. An extended family member of Bobbi Kristina allegedly entered her room and snapped a photo without the rest of the family knowing. Some media outlets have already passed on buying the picture, but others are said to …

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Bobbi Kristina Brown: Tyler Perry Joins Family at Her Hospice Bedside

Bobbi Kristina Brown received a visit from Tyler Perry on Sunday, as he joined family members at her bedside in a hospice outside of Atlanta. Bobby Brown, Cissy Houston, Pat Houston, and more have kept a vigil at her bedside since she was moved there last week. Tyler Perry has long been a friend of the Brown and Houston families. …

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Joel Madden, Nicole Richie Divorce Rumors Not True–Per Lionel Richie

Joel Madden and Nicole Richie aren’t getting a divorce–at least that’s what her dad, Lionel Richie, told Hello! magazine during a recent interview. “They’ve bought a new house and the moving van was pulling up at their old house to move to the new one,” the former Commodores singer said. “Hence the story they are breaking up.” Rumors of a …

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Oprah Knew About Josh Duggar Molestation Years Ago?

According to a report released by TMZ, Oprah Winfrey knew about Josh Duggar’s molestation accusations as far back as 2006. Josh Duggar, one of the cast of 19 Kids and Counting on TLC, has been in the middle of an incredible scandal that has out the future of his family’s show at potential risk. Accusations sirfaced that Josh Duggar molested …

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Josh Duggar: ’19 Kids and Counting’ Star Cited in Police Report for Allegedly Molesting Minors

Josh Duggar, the eldest son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame, is cited in a police report from back in 2006 for having allegedly molested five underage girls when he was around 14 years old. A copy of the 2006 report from the Springdale Police Department shows that Josh Duggar was accused of “forcible …

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Maya Rudolph Channels Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey at Tulane Graduation

Maya Rudolph was the commencement speaker at Tulane University’s graduation this past weekend, and she ‘brought’ guests with her up onto the stage. Rudolph channeled a couple of mega-stars at specific points during her speech, getting huge laughs from the crowd. Tulane’s Green Envy a cappella group had a big surprise for Maya Rudolph before she started speaking, however. They …

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David Letterman: Guests for 28 Final Shows Announced

David Letterman is nearing the end of his late night talk show reign, and has just announced the guest lineup for his final 28 shows. His final weeks on The Late Show are filled with a wealth of A-listers. May 20th will mark the last time David Letterman sits behind his dest at the Ed Sullivan Theater, and leading up …

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Betty White to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Next Month’s Emmy Awards

Betty White will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award next month at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced this in a press release on Monday. “Betty White is an American institution,” Bob Mauro, president of the NATAS, said in the statement. “Betty’s career as a female pioneer has followed television …

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Eddie Murphy to Star in Richard Pryor Biopic

Eddie Murphy will reportedly star in an upcoming biopic about legendary comic Richard Pryor. He is set to play the late comedian’s father, LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor, who was a boxer and WWII veteran, in the Weinstein Co. drama. Lee Daniels–best known for The Butler and Empire–will direct the biopic. The role of Richard Pryor will be played by actor …

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Jennifer Hudson to Perform at the Oscars

Jennifer Hudson will perform at this year’s Oscars. The Academy announced that the Dreamgirls star will be singing for the big event. “We’re creating several musical sequences for the Oscars and we couldn’t be happier that our friend, Jennifer Hudson, will be performing in one of them,” the show’s producers, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, said. Hudson is excited about …

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Anna Kendrick: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Star to Perform at the Oscars

Anna Kendrick is set to perform at the Oscars on February 22nd, but it’s uncertain exactly what the Pitch Perfect 2 and Into the Woods star will do. The shows producers, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, have merely said that Kendrick will do “something special that is sure to be an ‘Only on the Oscars’ moment.” Kendrick sang a hit …

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Jessica Chastain Floored by Racial Trolling Following Her Diversity Speech

Jessica Chastain says she is floored by the amount of racist comments directed at her following a recent speech encouraging more diversity in Hollywood. While accepting her Most Valuable Player Award at last Thursday’s Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony, Jessica Chastain urged Hollywood executives and actors to support more diversity. Jessica Chastain was responding to the underwhelming recognition of actors of …

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Jennifer Hudson to Make Much-Awaited Broadway Debut in Oprah Winfrey-Backed ‘The Color Purple’

Jennifer Hudson will make her Broadway debut this fall, starring in the Oprah Winfrey-backed revival of The Color Purple. This will be the Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe-winner’s first foray in a Broadway production. The Dreamgirls actress will take on the role of Shug Avery, a sultry blues singer, in the musical. According to the New York Post, Winfrey reached …

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Christopher Darden, O.J. Simpson Prosecutor, Says He Is Now ‘Pissed Off’ Over the Outcome of the Trial

Christopher Darden, the prosecutor in the 1995 historic O.J. Simpson trial that has been dubbed the “trial of the century,” says he is “pissed off” at the outcome of the proceedings that set the football player accused of killing ex-wife Nicole Simpson-Brown free. The trial was watched around the world and became the first completely televised court proceeding. At the …

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Kristin Cavallari Felt Manipulated on ‘Laguna Beach’

Former Laguna Beach reality television star Kristin Cavallari opened up to Oprah Winfrey during an Oprah: Where Are They Now? segment, and revealed that her memories of the MTV series are not very fond. Cavallari was 17 at the time production of Laguna Beach began, and was dating fellow Orange County, California high school student Stephen Colletti. Cavallari alleges that …

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Kristin Cavallari Says MTV ‘Used and Manipulated’ Her on ‘Laguna Beach’

Kristin Cavallari, who began her career on MTV’s Laguna Beach, recently opened up on Oprah: Where Are They Now?about the process of landing a role on the reality show and how she feels about it now. “I was a junior in high school and MTV showed up and did open casting,” she recalls in the episode, which airs this Sunday. …

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Bill Cosby’s Wife, Camille Cosby, Maintains Silence on Allegations of Rape Made Against Her Husband

Bill Cosby‘s wife, Dr. Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, is just as silent as her husband over accusations of rape by the comedian that have surfaced this week. Cosby‘s wife of 50 years has spoken candidly in the past about integrity and honor, and many are wondering how she is faring after the latest allegations against her husband have surfaced. Over …

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Brooke Shields Talks Agassi’s Trophy Smashing Fit

In her soon to be released memoir There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me, actress Brooke Shields writes about her failed marriage to tennis icon Andre Agassi, and alleges he has a jealousy complex. Shields, 49, goes on the mention an instance in which Agassi, 44, smashed his Wimbledon trophy after the actress made …

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George Clooney: Married to Ellen DeGeneres for Halloween

George Clooney likely had no idea that on Halloween he would be married to Ellen DeGeneres. The holiday has long been a favorite of DeGeneres’ and she goes all out each year with pranks and creepy things on the set of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Her biggest pleasure, however, is her annual Halloween costume, which receives much regalia as it …

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Oprah Winfrey in Atlanta on ‘Life You Want’ Tour

Oprah Winfrey spent the first stop of her ‘Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend,’ in Atlanta on Friday and Saturday. On Friday night the talk show host and owner of the OWN television network addressed her audience at the Phillips Arena for more than two hours. She shared the inspirational story of her rise from poverty to fame. As Winfrey …

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Ellen DeGeneres Kicks Off 12th Season, Marriage With Portia de Rossi Saved

Ellen DeGeneres certainly has a lot to be grateful for. Her daytime talk show is set to kick off its twelfth season on Monday, September 8th–and even more importantly, her marriage with Portia de Rossi has reportedly been salvaged. This doesn’t mean everything is going perfectly for the talk show host and comedienne, but Radar Online does report that the …

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Lindsay Lohan Allegedly On a Crusade to Star on UK’s Reality Show ‘TOWIE’

Lindsay Lohan is apparently on a crusade to finagle her way on to the popular UK reality show The Only Way is Essex — aka TOWIE. While Lohan has not publicly declared her desire to star on the show, a source made it clear she is obsessed with the idea. “Lindsay’s obsessed with all things Essex and she’s watched every …

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Truffles Are Oprah’s Food Obsession

Truffles, those tasty little fungi, are what makes Oprah drool. “I’m a truffle freak,” she said of her fungus obsession. “I walk around with truffle salt. That’s on my rider for the hotels — truffle salt, truffle oil. I want to go to Alba [in Italy] and do the truffle hunt with the pigs.” Hmmm. Hunting with pigs. Sounds fun. …

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