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12th August 2013

"I'm gonna go to a real theatre, pay the money, I'm taking my girls. I'll be there Friday night, helping the box office. Help that box office, yo!" Oprah Winfrey is planning to give the...

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Oprah Winfrey Feared Failure Ahead Of The Butler Acting Return

12th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey was hesitant to make her movie return in Lee Daniels' The Butler because she feared she would "embarrass" herself after the box office flop of her 1998 film Beloved.The talk show icon earned...

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Swiss Shop Claims Oprah Winfrey Handbag Incident: "Nothing To Do With Racism"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 11th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey seems to have been the victim of racism whilst visiting Switzerland. The claim follows an incident in which a shop assistant refused to show Winfrey a bag, saying it was "too expensive".Oprah Winfrey...

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11th August 2013

"Turns out the store clerk did me a favor. Just found out that bag was #38K!!! She was right I was Not going to buy it." African-American media mogul Oprah Winfrey appears to have forgiven...

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Oprah Receives Apology From Swiss Tourism Office, Racism Debate Continues

By Victoria Pavlova | 11th August 2013

Earlier this week, Oprah caused some uproar with her story of an incident of racism she encountered at a high end store in Switzerland. The media magnate recounted on several shows how she went into...

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The Butler Movie Looks Ready To Be The First Major Oscar Contender Of The Year

By Joe Wilde | 10th August 2013

The Butler movie could very well be the first real contender for next year's Academy Awards when it is released next Friday (16 August) as critics have already singled the film out as a wonderfully...

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Oprah Winfrey Accuses High-end Swiss Shop Of Racial Abuse

By Joe Wilde | 10th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey may be one of the most famous faces on the planet, not to mention one of the richest people in the entertainment industry, but that doesn't mean that she doesn't go unnoticed every...

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Swiss Tourism Officials Issue Formal Apology To Oprah Winfrey

9th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey has received a formal apology from Swiss tourism representatives after the media mogul allegedly became the victim of racism while shopping in Zurich last month (Jul13).The talk show icon and actress claimed earlier...

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Is Oprah's Confrontation With A Shop Clerk A Sign Of The Times?

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey is a billionaire and a well-known and respected media magnate, but even she is occasionally faced with prejudice and discrimination. The much publicized incident Winfrey recently went through at a high-end Zurich store...

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A Week In Movies: Ford Joins The Expendables, Thor Strikes Back, And Get Ready For The Biopics

By Rich Cline | 9th August 2013

The big news this week was that Harrison Ford will join the Expendables for their third film adventure. Sylvester Stallone tweeted the announcement, then went on to mention that Bruce Willis won't be around this...

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Boutique Boss: 'Oprah Winfrey Row Was A Misunderstanding'

9th August 2013

The owner of a Swiss boutique at the centre of a 'racism' row has apologised to Oprah Winfrey, branding the incident a "misunderstanding".The U.S. Tv host alleged earlier this week (beg05Aug13) that a shop assistant...

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Zurich Store Denies Refusing Oprah Winfrey £24k Tom Ford Bag

By Michael West | 9th August 2013

The owner of luxury store in Zurich has denied refusing to sell Oprah Winfrey a designer bag on account of her race.In two U.S interviews this week, Winfrey - one of the richest women on...

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'The Butler' - Was Oscar Talk A Tad Premature? Reviews Are In!

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th August 2013

While The Butler seemed like an early contender for Oscar contention, the early reviews suggest it may have fallen short in some areas. Praised were the performances, especially Forest Whitaker's, but criticized is the depth...

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Oprah Winfrey Suffered Racial Prejudice, Handbag Shopping In Switzerland

By Lauren James | 9th August 2013

US talkshow host Oprah Winfrey has suffered a humiliatingly racist shopping experience in the Swiss city of Zurich. The 59 year-old, currently the world's only African-American billionaire, was told she couldn't even see a £24,477...

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Oprah Winfrey And Loretta Lynn Among Medal Of Freedom Recipients

9th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey, country legend Loretta Lynn and former U.S. President Bill Clinton are among the 16 recipients of this year's (13) Presidential Medal of Freedom.The honour is given to those who have made contributions to...

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Simon Cowell & Howard Stern Are Tv's Biggest Earners According To Latest Polls

By Joe Wilde | 9th August 2013

What do Simon Cowell and Howard Stern both have in common? They're both dirty, stinking rich; that's what and according to the latest figures, they're both about $95 million richer than they were this time...

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Oprah Winfrey Had A Brush With Racism In Switzerland

9th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey was the victim of racism during a recent trip to Switzerland when a retail assistant allegedly refused to serve her in an upmarket store - because she was black.Winfrey, who has earned $77...

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Simon Cowell Named Highest Paid Tv Personality

8th August 2013

Simon Cowell and Howard Stern are the highest-paid TV personalities in America.The 'X Factor' supremo and the 'America's Got Talent' judge each earned an estimated $95 million between June 2012 and June 2013, making them...

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Mariah Carey Opens Up On Shocking Racist Abuse She Suffered

By Lauren James | 8th August 2013

Promoting her new film, The Butler, Mariah Carey shared personal experiences that have affected the rest of her life and career. The movie, out soon, follows an African-American butler working in the White House as...

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Lindsay Lohan Cancels Europe Trip On Oprah Winfrey's Advice

8th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan has cancelled a planned trip to Europe after Oprah Winfrey warned she would be tempted back into drinking during a sun-soaked break in Italy.The troubled actress, who recently completed a 90-day stint in...

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Forest Whitaker: 'Oprah Kept Up Affectionate Behaviour Off-screen'

8th August 2013

Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey felt so comfortable playing a husband and wife in new movie The Butler that they continued their affectionate behaviour once the cameras stopped rolling.The pair portrays Cecil and Gloria Gaines...

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Oprah Winfrey Mentoring Lindsay Lohan, Who Is "Doing Everything Oprah Tells Her"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey has decided to mentor Lindsay Lohan through her transitional post-rehab period. The talk show host has already convinced the 27-year-old actress to cancel her trip to Europe. On Tuesday's (6 August) Good Morning...

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Mariah Carey Was Spit On In Racist Attack

8th August 2013

Mariah Carey was spit on during a racist attack when she was a child.The '#Beautiful' singer, whose mother, Patricia, is Irish and late father, Alfred, was of African-American and Venezuelan decent, experienced abuse for her...

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Chaka Khan's Supportive Statement Gratefully Received, On Twitter, By Post-rehab Lindsay Lohan

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th August 2013

Chaka Khan has made a public statement in support of Lindsay Lohan following her release from rehab. The statement, released today (Wednesday 7th August), discusses the dangers of legal prescription medication.Lindsay Lohan at the L.A....

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Lee Daniels' The Butler" Premiere Gathers Celebrities For Some Heavy Social Commentary [Trailer] [Pictures]

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th August 2013

Lee Daniels has earned his reputation as the director of difficult, socially loaded pictures and his latest, The Butler, is no exception to the rule. The film, based on a true story, details the life...

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Lindsay Lohan Annoyed Chaka Khan In Rehab

7th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan allegedly annoyed Chaka Khan with her ''diva behaviour'' in rehab.The 60-year-old singer sought treatment at the Cliffside medical centre in Malibu, California, at the same time as the 'Mean Girls' actress - who...

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Lindsay Lohan Focusing On Oprah's Advice

7th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan is following all of Oprah Winfrey's advice.The talk show host has confirmed that she warned 'The Canyons' actress, who left rehab after 90 days of court-ordered treatment last week, not to travel to...

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Lee Daniel's 'The Butler' Is A Clear Oscar Contender [Stills + Clips]

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th August 2013

Hollywood and the film industry seem more confident in taking on the issue of slavery in a cinematic context. Last year saw Django Unchained and Lincoln prove popular, and this year will see more films...

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Oprah And Forest Hit 'The Butler' Ny Premiere, While Mariah Carey Makes A Fashion Statement Out Of An Arm Injury [Photos]

By Holly Williams | 6th August 2013

'The Butler' looks set to be one of the most memorable movies of the year with an all-star cast that glittered on the red carpet at the New York premiere last night (August 5th...

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Oprah Winfrey Gave Inspirational Speech To Lindsay Lohan

6th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey gave an inspirational speech to Lindsay Lohan after interviewing the troubled actress for an upcoming Tv special.The Mean Girls star recently completed a court-ordered 90-day stint in rehab and she sat down for...

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