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'Selma' Honoured At Naacp Image Awards After Oscars Snub

Civil rights drama Selma has been named ‘outstanding film of 2014’, at this year’s NAACP Image Awards, held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The film. which chronicles the journey of Martin Luther King Jr. in...

Ava Duvernay Thinks Selma Tells An Important Message

Ava DuVernay thinks 'Selma' reinforces the idea that ''you're never too small to make a difference''.The Oscar-nominated film starring David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey tells the story of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights...

Stars Flock To The White House For Selma Screening

David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey were among the stars who turned out for a special screening of their movie Selma at the White House.The British actor, who plays Martin Luther King, Jr. in the civil...

Oprah And Selma Castmates March Through City To Mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Oprah Winfrey and her Selma castmates celebrated America's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day early on Sunday (18Jan15) by marching through Alabama with civil right activists.Hundreds joined Selma producer and star Oprah, director Ava DuVernay and...

Selma Cast To March In Alabama To Mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Selma stars David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey and Common are set to retrace Martin Luther King, Jr.'s steps on Sunday (18Jan15) by marching in Alabama to mark the civil rights icon's birthday.The revered activist led the...

Critic's Choice Awards Honour Oscar-snubbed Movies [Photos]

While the Academy Award nominations may have angered quite a few people, the Critic's Choice Awards took place on the same day (15th January 2015) at the Hollywood Palladium. Hosted by Michael Strahan, this year's...

Jennifer Hudson To Make Broadway Debut In 'The Color Purple'

Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson is to take to the Broadway stage for the first time in an upcoming revival of ‘The Color Purple’, it was announced on Friday.Producers Scott Sanders, Roy Furman and Oprah...

Jennifer Hudson To Star On Broadway

Jennifer Hudson is set to make her Broadway debut in 'The Color Purple'.The 33-year-old Oscar and Grammy winner will play Shug Avery in the revival of the musical, which will be co-produced by Oprah Winfrey,...

Oprah Winfrey's Satellite Radio Network Closed

Oprah Winfrey's radio network has been dumped by satellite bosses.SiriusXm executives opted not to renew The Oprah Channel and broadcasts ended on 1 January (15), according to the New York Daily News. A statement...

Oprah Winfrey Reflects On Her 'Selma' Character Annie Lee Cooper

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s story of his 1965 march through Alabama is told in all its harrowing detail in Ava DuVernay's forthcoming biopic 'Selma', a movie in which Oprah Winfrey spent no time at...

Kanye Jumped 'Up And Down On Soundboard' When Making Madonna Track

Kanye West was ''jumping up and down on the soundboard'' while producing a track for Madonna's album.The 56-year-old singing star rush-released six tracks from her new album 'Rebel Heart' on Saturday (20.12.14) after unfinished demos...

David Oyelowo: Being British Helped With Selma

David Oyelowo thinks being British helped his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr.The 38-year-old actor plays the civil rights activist in 'Selma' and thinks having more of a distance from the freedom fighter than a...

Oprah Winfrey Ticks Truffle Hunting Off Her Bucket List

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey was inspired to add truffle hunting to her bucket list after receiving a gift from Lisa Marie Presley.The Lee Daniels' The Butler star recently embarked on a trip to Italy and...

Oprah Winfrey Battling Flu During Movie Promotional Tour

Media mogul/actress Oprah Winfrey is battling the flu as she promotes her new movie Selma.The Lee Daniels' The Butler star has been making the media rounds for the new movie, but during an appearance on...

David Oyelowo Credits Oprah With Bringing 'Selma' To Fruition

David Oyelowo became involved with Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma' seven years ago; a project which saw many pitfalls along the way - from financing to director selection - but is now here to tell...

Madonna Name Checks Obama And Lady Gaga In Leaked Track Illuminati

Madonna sings about President Barack Obama and Lady Gaga in a leaked track titled 'Illuminati'.The 56-year-old musician's 13th album - tentatively named 'Iconic' - leaked online in full yesterday (17.12.14), and features one track on...

Oprah Winfrey Almost Rejected Selma Role

Oprah Winfrey almost turned down the chance to star in civil rights movie Selma after learning her character would have to lash out at a policeman - because she refused to become known as "the...

Oprah Winfrey Wanted Own Church

Oprah Winfrey always wanted her own church.The 60-year-old talk show host ''idolised'' pastor and civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. when she was younger and admits moving into television was the closest career path...

Selma Stars Hope Film Inspires Peaceful Protests After Cop Killings

Selma stars Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo hope their new film about the American civil rights movement will inspire U.S. protesters to keep current demonstrations peaceful in the aftermath of two controversial police killings.Oyelowo has...

Oprah Winfrey Says Having Children Would Have Hindered Career

Oprah Winfrey has undoubtedly had one of the most successful media career's ever. Spanning over 3 decades, the 60 year-old has thrived as a talk show host, actress, producer and is even the CEO of...

Jared Leto And Will Smith Confirmed For Suicide Squad

Jared Leto and Will Smith are among the stars confirmed for 'Suicide Squad'.The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor and 'Men In Black' star are among the star-studded cast confirmed for the upcoming Warner Bros. supervillain movie...

Oprah Winfrey's Tuna Sandwich Agreement

Oprah Winfrey only agreed to be in 'Selma' after learning her character used to watch her talk show while eating tuna sandwiches. The 60-year-old star appears as civil rights activist Annie Lee Cooper in the...

Tom Cruise Is Selling House For $59 Million

Tom Cruise is selling his Colorado estate for $59 million.The 'Edge of Tomorrow' star has put his lavish 298-acre ranch in Telluride, where he once lived with ex-wife Katie Holmes and daughter Suri, eight, before...

Simon Cowell And Howard Stern Top Earners In Entertainment

Simon Cowell and Howard Stern have been named the Top-Earning Personalities in Entertainment.The 'X Factor' mogul and the controversial DJ - who is also a judge on Simon's TV show 'America's Got Talent' - earned...

Lupita Nyong'o: Dark Skin Was Unacceptable

Lupita Nyong'o was made to believe that having dark skin was ''unacceptable''.The Academy Award winning actress has revealed that she was taught to aspire to have lighter skin because it would help her find love.Talking...

Oprah Winfrey Helps Woman After Driver Runs Over Foot

Oprah Winfrey rushed to help when her driver accidentally ran over a woman's foot on Saturday night (25Oct14).The media mogul was leaving Prime 112 restaurant in Miami, Florida when the driver of her sports utility...

Oprah Winfrey's Driver Runs Over Woman's Foot

Oprah Winfrey's driver ran over a woman's foot.The chat show host was left horrified when the driver of her SUV allegedly almost broke Lori Geller Bender's ankle after accidentally reversing onto her toes outside a...

Oprah Winfrey And Neil Patrick Harris Are Among 2014'S Fascinating People

Oprah Winfrey, actor Neil Patrick Harris, comedienne Chelsea Handler and actress Scarlett Johansson will be feted by veteran U.S. newswoman Barbara Walters as part of her 2014 10 Most Fascinating People Tv special.Last year's broadcast...

Carmen Electra Knew Marriage To Rodman Was A Mistake

Carmen Electra knew her marriage to Dennis Rodman was a mistake as she tied the knot with him when she was in ''self-destruction'' mode.The former 'Baywatch' star met the controversial basketball player in 1998 shortly...

Stars Honour Simon Cowell At Tv Convention

U.S. President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and members of One Direction were among the stars who paid tribute to Simon Cowell as he picked up a prestigious award at a Tv conference in France this...

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