Skip to main content


Showing posts with the label oprah winfrey

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Oprah Winfrey slams 'awful' and 'fake' report claiming she was arrested for sex trafficking

Oprah Winfrey has  not  been arrested — she’s in self-quarantine like many others amid the coronavirus pandemic. Early Wednesday morning, the TV icon and OWN honcho took to Twitter — where her name was trending — to slam the false internet rumor that she had been arrested for a role in a global sex trafficking ring. Winfrey, 66, called it an “awful FAKE” rumor and “NOT TRUE.” She said she hadn’t “been raided, or arrested.” In fact, she just been at home “sanitizing and self distancing with the rest of the world.” Just got a phone call that my name is trending. And being trolled for some awful FAKE thing. It’s NOT TRUE. Haven’t been raided, or arrested. Just sanitizing and self distancing with the rest of the world. Stay safe everybody.🙏🏾 — Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) March 18, 2020 According to the  Washington Post , the fake story was started by the far-right group QAnon, which is known for spreading outrageous conspiracy theories by an alleged "deep state" agai

Oprah Winfrey becomes the first black woman to win the Cecil B DeMille award at the Golden Globes.

    Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey,    became the first black woman to win the Cecil B DeMille award at the Golden Globes and she honoured the  women who have come forward to tell their stories in the wake of the sexual harassment scandal in Hollywood. Read part of her speevch below.    “I want to say that I value the press more than ever before as we try to navigate these complicated times, which brings me to this: What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. And I’m especially proud and inspired by all the women who have felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories. “Each of us in this room are celebrated because of the stories that we tell. And this year we became the story. But it’s not just a story affecting the entertainment industry. It’s one that transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics, or workplace. So I want tonight to express gratitude to all the women who

Jennifer Lopez Tops Forbes' 100 Powerful Celebrity List

        American pop star Jennifer Lopez has topped the annual Forbes list of the 100 most powerful celebrities in the world, taking over from fellow pop singer Lady Gaga and beating out media mogul Oprah Winfrey .      The 42-year-old singer and actress jumped a surprising 50 places from last year's list that measures power by entertainment related earnings, media visibility and social media popularity.      Forbes estimated Lopez' earnings in the past 12 months at $52 million, through her gig as a judge on the popular "American Idol" television talent show, a new clothing line and an upcoming tour.        Winfrey, who has admitted struggling with her OWN TV network after ending "The Oprah Winfrey Show" syndicated TV chat show last year after 25 years, kept her No. 2 slot from last year, earning an estimated $165 million.      Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, 18, also stayed at No. 3 where he debuted last year, earning $55 million, with Forbes repo

Oprah Winfrey Interviews Whitney Houston's Family [Video]

                                                                Oprah hugs bobbi kristina     Media Mogul, Oprah Winfrey sat down with whitney houston's only daughter Bobbi Kristina , Patricia Houston and other family members.    Bobbi Kristina Brown said she's " doing as good as I possibly can ", and recalled the tender last moments she shared with her superstar mother before her sudden death last month. " She's always with me," said the 19-year-old, Houston's only child and sole heir. "Her spirit is strong, it's a strong spirit. I feel her pass through me all the time". Watch the interview below.

Beyonce and Jay Z Choose Oprah Winfrey as Blue Ivy's godmother

Jay Z and Oprah     The A-List Couple  Beyonce  and  Jay Z  have reportedly chosen the media mogul  Oprah winfrey  as the godmother of their daughter Blue Ivy Carter.      Mediatakeout reports that   Oprah has become a close personal friend to the couple, so it was a no-brainer for them that they would choose her to provide guidance to Blue.     While Kanye West was rumoured to be a godfather,  Jay-Z’s pal, T yran “Ty Ty” Smith ,has been chosen as Blue's godfather, the website reports, noting the power couple wanted to make sure their godparents weren't blood-related.     The couple welcomed Blue Ivy on January 8 in Newyork city.

Oprah Winfrey's Girls Academy in South Africa Holds First Graduation

Oprah with the Girls     Media Mogul, Oprah Winfrey is set to graduate her first set of Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls tommorow saturday 14th January 2011.    Oprah opened the school which took $40 Million and six years to build  in January ,2007   on  52 acres in the small town of Henley-on-Klip, Johannesburg, South Africa.    Of the nearly 3,000 applicants, 152 of the country's brightest young girls were selected to attend the boarding school.     72 students will be graduating on Saturday and a ll are headed to universities in  South Africa  and the United States to pursue such studies as medicine, law, engineering and economics.   The school currently has about 400 students. © celebregion

Oprah winfrey receives honorary oscar for Humanitarian work

      Oprah Winfrey received an honorary Oscar for her charitable work on Saturday in what she called an unimaginable moment for a black woman who grew up poor in Mississippi and rose to the top of Hollywood stardom.      The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annually bestows its Governors Awards on people who have made an impact in the industry. This year, the honorary Oscars went to Winfrey, actor James Earl Jones and makeup artist Dick Smith at a black-tie affair that brought out stars such as John Travolta, Glenn Close and Alec Baldwin.       Talk show host and film actress Winfrey, who was nominated for a supporting-actress Academy Award in 1985's "The Color Purple," was given a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by a young woman who was sent through high school on a financial grant she earned from Winfrey's foundation. Winfrey teared up when accepting her honorary Oscar and described the moment as "unimaginable" given her humble roots grow

Oprah winfrey and lady gaga are the highest paid women in Entertainment

      The former queen of daytime talk tops our list of Hollywood’s Highest-Earning Women with $290 million in earnings between May 2010 and May 2011. Winfrey is worth $2.7 billion, by our estimation, ranking her 139th on our list of the 400 richest people in America.         Lady Gaga was a distant second with $90 million in gross earnings, followed by Frankel with $55 million. Frankel, who launched her own diet and lifestyle brand, sold her Skinnygirl Margarita cocktail mix for an estimated $100 million and has been expanding her brand, which will soon include food, supplements and a possible talk show. Four women, model Gisele Bundchen, a singer Taylor Swift, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and Judge Judy Sheindlin, each earned $45 million last year and tied for fourth place. full list on

Oprah Winfrey to receive oscars

         Oprah Winfrey, James Earl Jones and makeup artist Dick Smith will be getting Oscars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the three will be honored with Oscar statuettes at the Governors Awards in November.

Facebook founder to give $100 million gift

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg--who placed as the 35th richest person on   the just-released Forbes 400 list -- is giving troubled schools in Newark, N.J.,   an enormous $100 million gift on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on Friday .