Oprah sues podcast hosts for using her signature ‘O’ logo

There are some people out there that admire what Oprah Winfrey has done throughout her career, but that doesn’t mean that you should go and steal her company’s signature logo. According to TMZ, Winfrey’s talk show host company, Harpo, has filed a lawsuit against two podcasters who launched a series this year called “Oprahdemics.” In […]

Oprah Winfrey’s father dies at 89

The father of billionaire media magnate Oprah Winfrey, Vernon Winfrey, has died. He was 89. Vernon Winfrey lost his battle with cancer on June 8, 2022, after a long fight, the maven told her Instagram followers on Saturday afternoon. Winfrey, who is known mononomously worldwide as Oprah, ensured that her ailing father, who could no […]

D.L. Hughley gives hilarious response to Mo’Nique’s apology to his family

D.L. Hughley doesn’t even want to acknowledge Mo’Nique by her name anymore after their monthlong feud. Earlier this month, No’Nique apologized for remarks she made in reference to his family. During a performance on June 19, she said, “I want to publicly apologize if I hurt anyone’s feelings. I want to publicly apologize to his […]

Onyx Collective and OWN announce guests for docuseries ‘The Hair Tales’

On June 9, Disney’s Onyx Collective and OWN jointly announced the guests for “The Hair Tales,” from executive producers Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela Angela Davis. Oprah Winfrey, who also serves as executive producer, will be featured alongside Issa Rae, Chlöe Bailey, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Marsai Martin, and Chika. The six-part limited docuseries will premiere […]

50 Cent wants to see Black women win; what he plans to do

50 Cent explains

50 Cent has been supporting Mo’Nique on his Instagram because he wants her to win. After the disagreement mess between Mo’Nique, Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry, 50 Cent has an idea. On March 14, 2022, 50 Cent went to Instagram once again to support the comedian and actress. He posted a video to share his thoughts […]

Mo’Nique and Tyler Perry to meet?

The Mo’Nique and Tyler Perry drama is still alive. On Feb. 16, Mo’Nique was a guest on the show “Turnt Out with TS Madison,” where she explained her long history with Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey. Throughout the show, she explains how she was blackballed by Perry and Winfrey because she didn’t want to promote […]

Rihanna and Beyoncé make ‘Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women list

Rihanna and Beyoncé have made Forbes‘ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. The “Work” hitmaker became a billionaire in the summer when the business bible reported that the 33-year-old star was estimated to be worth a whopping $1.7 billion, thanks to her hugely popular music career as well as her Fenty fashion and beauty brands, […]

Kym Whitley hosts debut of ‘The Big Holiday Food Fight’ on OWN Network

Three home cooks will do their best to impress celebrity chefs, Gina Neely, Darnell “SuperChef” Ferguson, and James Wright Chanel in the upcoming holiday series, “The Big Holiday Food Fight.” Kym Whitley will host the holiday-themed competition and crown a new king or queen each episode for whipping up the best holiday family recipe. The […]

Why Oprah Winfrey’s circle of friends is small

Oprah Winfrey reveals she only has three close friends, although she’s started to expand her “circle” more recently. The 67-year-old television icon admitted while she has “expanded [her] circle” over the past few years, she is only really close to writer Maria Shriver, O, The Oprah Magazine editor-at-large Gayle King, and personal trainer Bob Greene. […]

Gayle King becomes a grandma (photos)

“CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King can officially add grandma to her titles. Oprah’s best friend revealed on Monday, Sept. 20 that her daughter Kirby Bumpus recently gave birth to a son, Luca Lynn Miller, with her husband, Virgil Miller. “Please allow me to introduce to the world Luca Lynn Miller. His middle name Lynn. Virgil […]

Sidney Poitier to be honored by the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opens on Sept. 30 in Los Angeles and will mark the occasion by paying tribute to legendary actor Sidney Poitier. The venue’s opulent 10,000 sq. ft. foyer currently will also be named after the iconic Oscar winner. The trailblazing 94-year-old actor earned an Academy Award for Best Actor in […]

H.E.R. to make acting debut in ‘The Color Purple’ remake

R&B singer H.E.R. will be making her Hollywood entrance real soon as the “Best Part” hitmaker just landed her first acting role and will play Squeak in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of Broadway’s “The Color Purple.” H.E.R. scored the role of Squeak, who goes from a juke joint waitress to an aspiring singer in the […]

Common connects with Oprah to produce docuseries on the criminal justice system

Common and Oprah Winfrey continue to build on their relationship since they both starred in Ava DuVernay’s Selma in 2014 and now he’s producing a new docuseries about the criminal justice system that will appear on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and discovery+. OWN and discovery+ have given a straight-to-series order to “Justice, USA,” — a […]

Actor Kwame Patterson says it’s OK for Black men to express their feelings

Actor Kwame Patterson encourages black men to feel comfortable opening up and expressing their feelings. Kwame Patterson stars in season 2 of OWN’s award-nominated, critically acclaimed drama series “David Makes Man.” The second season features his character – David, a successful businessman – as he deliberates an opportunity that will change him and his community […]

Ben Crump hired by the family of Henrietta Lacks to sue pharma companies

The family of Henrietta Lacks has retained attorneys Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Christopher Seeger of Seeger Weiss to pursue justice concerning the unauthorized use of her cells for medical research. Lacks was a cancer patient at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore when her cells were collected by researchers without her knowledge and […]

Tika Sumpter embracing life and new love after bittersweet series finale

Eight seasons, over 194 episodes and millions of fans later, Tyler Perry’s hit series, “The Haves and the Have Nots” has finally come to an end. Tika Sumpter’s character was a pivotal force in the show and took Sumpter’s career to new heights. According to OWN, the show was the most-watched scripted cable series with […]

Oprah Winfrey and Tracee Ellis Ross connect for new Black hair series (video)

Real life girlfriends Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela Angela Davis have teamed up to executive produce the upcoming docuseries “The Hair Tales.” The series will focus on the beauty of Black women through the distinctive identity of Black hair. The series will begin production later this year for a 2022 premiere in an unprecedented partnership […]

Oprah opens up about being raped by cousin as a child (video)

More than 50 years after Oprah Winfrey suffered childhood trauma from being raped by her cousin, she still breaks down in tears at the harrowing memory. Winfrey, 67,  went into detail over that excruciating chapter in her life in the Apple+ show “The Me You Can’t See” that focuses on mental health. “At nine and […]

Hollywood stars show support for Black-owned Micheaux Film Festival; winners list

The Micheaux Film Festival is a multicultural film festival that focuses on BIPOC creators and celebrates diverse representation in the entertainment landscape. With a cutting-edge and fresh take on the traditional festival experience, they brought independent creatives together while curating an environment for artists to build community with future collaborators in the television, film and […]

Oprah Winfrey had ‘flashbacks of Emmett Till’ watching Derek Chauvin trial

Oprah Winfrey had “flashbacks of Emmett Till” watching the Derek Chauvin trial. The 67-year-old talk show host admitted to being emotional as she watched the police officer be convicted for the murder of George Floyd, revealing she saw similarities between the case and the story of the 14-year-old African American who was lynched in 1955. […]