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While billionaire businesswoman Oprah Winfrey was in Atlanta for the Tyler Perry Studios’ grand opening a few weeks ago, the multimedia maven also dropped off a “major bag” at Morehouse College. That “bag” was to the tune of $13 million for the legendary all-male, historically black college, adding to the total of a foundation she…

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Oprah Winfrey has the talk show itch again. Arguably the greatest daytime talk show host of all time, Winfrey admits that she often yearns to bring back “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” which was phenomenally successful and made her a billionaire. The multifaceted media maven just doesn’t want to do a talk show all the time…

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Oprah Winfrey is launching her own line of frozen pizzas. The 64-year-old media mogul is expanding her O, That’s Good! food range from grocery-store refrigerated soups and side dishes to the freezer section, and is starting off with pizzas with a crust that is one-third cauliflower. Oprah said in a statement: “Pizza is a favorite,…

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Oprah Winfrey finally sold her spectacular Chicago co-op that she never even lived in, for millions, but the sales price was considerably less than what she originally paid for it,  the Chicago Tribune reports. The eight-room, 4,607-square-foot Streeterville co-op unit in Chicago was taken off of the talk show queen’s hands for $2.75 million. Strangely, Winfrey never actually…

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It still boggles the human imagination that an abused country girl with distinctive “African” facial features who hailed from a dysfunctional upbringing would ever become the richest black woman the world has ever seen. Today, the empress’s media empire has her acting as a television host, producer, actress, philanthropist and creator of her OWN television…

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Oprah and her execs over at the struggling OWN cable network are rethinking programming strategy to appeal more to her African American audience. According to The Hollywood Reporter, execs at OWN are taking note of the success of “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” a “docuseries” (reality show) starring the 71-year-old owner-operator of a soul food restaurant in…

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It has been almost 25 years since Oprah Winfrey didn’t get an Academy Award for her critically-acclaimed portrayal of Sophia in the Spielberg-directed film, The Color Purple, and, right about now, the folks at the Academy have to be hoping she’s not holding that against them. Now that the undisputed queen of talk’s 25-year reign…

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