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Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' Already Aiming At The Distant Glow Of The Oscars

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th August 2013

Lee Daniels’ The Butler will only see its US-wide release tomorrow (August 16), but the film, telling the story of a White House butler, who saw eight presidents come and go during his residency, is...

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Oprah Winfrey Gives Away A Car On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

15th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey left an audience member on U.S. Tv's Jimmy Kimmel Live! speechless on Wednesday (15Aug13) by gifting them with a new car.The iconic Tv host was promoting her new movie, Lee Daniels' The Butler,...

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Oprah Winfrey: I Had Breakdown Symptoms

15th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey experienced symptoms associated with a nervous breakdown last year.The 59-year-old media mogul struggled to cope as she worked to save her struggling TV network OWN and filmed her movie comeback in 'Lee Daniel's...

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Lindsay Lohan Lands Eastbound And Down Role

15th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan will guest star on 'Eastbound & Down'.The 27-year-old actress has landed a cameo role on the raunchy sitcom's fourth season, playing the daughter of one of the main characters.HBO confirmed to E! News...

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The Things They Say: 3815780

14th August 2013

"She smokes, so I smoked at the audition. I had an herbal cigarette - but I lit the wrong end!" Oprah Winfrey on preparing for her role as Forest Whitaker's hard-partying wife in Lee Daniels'...

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The Things They Say: 3815449

14th August 2013

"I hate them! I don't want to be jarred. It ruins my day." Tv titan Oprah Winfrey bans alarm clocks in her home.

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Oprah Winfrey: 'Network Troubles Almost Sent Me Into Nervous Breakdown'

14th August 2013

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey forced herself to take a step back from her heavy workload last summer (12) after realising she was on the brink of a nervous breakdown as she struggled to turn her...

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Wait, Did Oprah Winfrey's Switzerland Racism Thing Actually Happen?

By Michael West | 14th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey has made a public apology to an upmarket handbag store in Zurich for claiming they refused to sell her an expensive item based on the color of her skin. Unless you've been living...

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Oprah Winfrey Apologizes For Naming & Shaming Swiss Handbag Merchants In Racism Claim

By Joe Wilde | 14th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey claimed last week that she was the victim of a seemingly racist attack by a store clerk in Switzerland. Nearly ten days ago (5 August), the Queen of chat was speaking with Entertainment...

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Lindsay Lohan Receives Support From Celebrity Friends: Ben Affleck, Oprah Winfrey And Chaka Khan

By Elinor Cosgrave | 14th August 2013

Ben Affleck paid Lindsay Lohan a visit whilst she was in rehab. He advised her on how to remain sober after she leaves the facility. Affleck, who has also been in alcohol rehab, advised the...

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Oprah Winfrey Apologises For Naming Switzerland In "Blown Up" Racial Incident

By Elinor Cosgrave | 13th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey has apologised for naming Switzerland in a recent interview responding to a question on racism.Oprah Winfrey at the L.A. premiere of Lee Daniels' The Butler, held at Regal Cinemas.Winfrey, whilst speaking to the...

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Oprah Winfrey Defends Jay Z Against Harry Belafonte's Criticisms

13th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey has spoken out in support of Jay Z after singer/actor Harry Belafonte criticised the rap mogul for allegedly turned his back on his social responsibility.Last year (12), the musician and civil rights activist...

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A Heart-to-heart With Oprah Could Save Any Career, Even Lindsay Lohan's

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan – Hollywood’s most infamous fallen starlet – and Oprah Winfrey – Hollywood’s most infamous fixer-upper – sat down for a heart-to-heart recently and the blogs are all atwitter about it. The interview will...

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Oprah Winfrey Plays Down Racism Row

13th August 2013

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey regrets revealing the location of her recent racism row as she never meant to tarnish Switzerland's name.The star claimed she was the victim of racism during a recent trip to Zurich...

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Shop Assistant Denies Oprah Winfrey Racism: "I Hope This Nightmare Ends Soon"

By Lauren James | 13th August 2013

The world rallied around chatshow host Oprah Winfrey last week when she claimed to be a victim or racial prejudice whilst out shopping in the Swiss city of Zurich. The 59 year-old, who is the...

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Oprah Winfrey Zurich Racism Row: Sale Assistant Says Claims Are "Absurd"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 13th August 2013

The sales assistant who allegedly refused to show Oprah Winfrey a handbag in an exclusive Swiss handbag boutique, has denied claims that her actions were racially motivated and says that Winfrey's claims are "absurd".Oprah Winfrey...

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Oprah Winfrey Still Searching For Perfect Broadway Role

13th August 2013

Tv titan-turned-actress Oprah Winfrey is determined to make the move to the Broadway stage after returning to the big screen in Lee Daniels' new movie The Butler.The talk show icon, who landed an Oscar nomination...

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Lindsay Lohan Is Her 'Own Worst Enemy'

12th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan believes she is her ''own worst enemy''.'The Canyons' star, who completed 90-days of court-ordered treatment in rehab on July 31, as part of a plea deal to avoid jail after violating her probation...

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The Things They Say: 3810923

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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The Things They Tweet: 3808780

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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