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Whoopi Goldberg Says Being Black Meant She Wasn't A Sex Symbol

Whoopi Goldberg insists being black meant she was never seen as ''sexy''.The 'Fatal Beauty' actress opened up about her role in the 1987 blockbuster - in which she starred as detective Rita Rizzoli - and...

Michelle Rodriguez: Liam Neeson Isn't Racist

Michelle Rodriguez has insisted Liam Neeson isn't racist, in the wake of his recent controversial interview.The 40-year-old actress has come to the defence of her 'Widows' co-star Liam after he came under fire for candidly...

Dwayne Johnson Claims He Rejected Oscars Job

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson claims he was ''first choice'' to host the Academy Awards.The 46-year-old actor hoped to make the 2019 Oscars ''fun and entertaining'' but his commitments to 'Jumanji 2' ruled him out of...

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Liam Neeson Amid Racism Row

Whoopi Goldberg has insisted Liam Neeson isn't racist in light of his recent controversial interview. The 63-year-old actress has defended her pal after he came under fire for candidly confessing to trying to provoke...

Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez And More To Present At Oscars

Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez and Whoopi Goldberg are among the presenters confirmed for the Oscars.The Academy confirmed on Monday (04.02.19) that the 'Spectre' star, 'On The Floor' hitmaker and 63-year-old screen legend will be joined...

Whoopi Goldberg's Dog Wedding

Whoopi Goldberg's ''granddog'' is getting married.The 'View' co-host will be getting her best hat ready because Filmore, the pet of her daughter Alex Martin-Dean and Instagram favourite Izzy the Frenchie, will tie the knot in...

Whoopi Goldberg Is Still 'Game' To Host Oscars

Whoopi Goldberg is still ''game'' to host the Oscars. The 63-year-old media mogul has already hosted the prestigious ceremony four-times, first in 1994, 1996, 1999 and in 2002, however the 'Sister Act' star said to...

Samuel L. Jackson Celebrates 70th With Birthday Bash

Samuel L. Jackson celebrated his 70th birthday with a star-studded party.The 'Snakes on a Plane' actor marked the upcoming milestone with the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, George Lucas, Spike Lee and Anne Hathaway, whilst Stevie...

Tiffany Haddish's Joy At Working With Hero Whoopi Goldberg

Tiffany Haddish admits it is a dream come true to work with Whoopi Goldberg - because the Hollywood funnywoman is the person who inspired her own career.Whoopi, 62, plays the mother of Tiffany's character in...

Whoopi Goldberg Was Routing For Fergie

Whoopi Goldberg has praised Sarah Ferguson as a ''great'' person who has raised two ''fun'' daughters.Like millions of others, the 'Ghost' actress was watching on TV as Fergie's daughter Princess Eugenie tied the knot with...

Robin Williams Didn't Feel Successful

Robin Williams ''didn't always feel'' like a success, according to his son.The late actor - who tragically took his own life aged 63 in August 2014 - suffered from severe depression before his death, and...

Oscar Winning Director Jordan Peele Hopes His Story Will Inspire Others

Director Jordan Peele made history at the 2018 Oscars - becoming the first black person to win a statue for Best Original Screenplay for his directional debut, Get Out. Now the 39-year-old has said he...

Whoopi Goldberg 'Visisted By Patrick Swayze's Ghost'

Whoopi Goldberg has joked about being visited by the ghost of Patrick Swayze.The 'Ghost' actress was talking about working with her late co-star on Jerry Zucker's 1990 movie during an appearance at the upcoming Academy...

Whoopi Goldberg Explains Her 'Comfortable' Oscars Outfit

Whoopi Goldberg says she opted for comfort over style at this year's Academy Awards. The 62-year-old actress wore an unconventional outfit for the annual awards bash in Los Angeles on Sunday (04.03.18), pairing her bold...

Whoopi Goldberg's Daughter Persuaded Her Not To Quit The View

Whoopi Goldberg's daughter persuaded her not to quit 'The View'.The 61-year-old actress and television personality has admitted the rumours that she was leaving the ABC talk show after 10 years were true to some degree,...

Kevin Spacey Had Tony Hosting Nerves

Kevin Spacey needed a ''couple [of] drinks'' before hosting the Tony Awards.The 'House of Cards' actor was a little bit nervous about taking the reins of the prestigious ceremony on Sunday (11.06.17) evening, but was...

Sara Gilbert Apologises For Mangling Daytime Emmys Announcement

The former Roseanne actress flubbed names including The View's Sara Haines, Jedediah Bila and Sunny Hostin, and The Real's Adrienne Houghton and Jeannie Mai, during the announcement, and was called out for her mistakes by...

Whoopi Goldberg Plans To Sue Over Fake News Article

The grieving wife of Ryan Owens, who was killed during a raid in Yemen in January (17), was given a standing ovation led by the Republican as she attended his first joint address...

James Cameron's Avatar Land At Disney Is A Real Dream Come True

The director currently boasts the highest-grossing movie in box office history following the huge success of the 2009 fantasy epic, and he is preparing to release the first of four long-awaited sequels next...

Samuel L. Jackson Leads Criticism Of Ben Carson After He Dubs Slaves 'Immigrants'

Carson was making his introductory speech to staff at the HUD when he made the controversial comparison of people brought to the United States against their will and those who relocate to America from their...

Patrick Stewart Wants Us Citizenship

Sir Patrick Stewart is applying for US citizenship so he can protest against President Donald Trump.The British actor - who has lived in America for several years - is strongly opposed to the viewpoints of...

Whoopi Goldberg Lost Out On Poop Emoji Role To Patrick Stewart

The Ghost actress shared the surprising news during Thursday's (02Mar17) episode of her U.S. talk show The View, on which her Star Trek: The Next Generation co-star was a guest. "I just...

Lin-manuel Miranda Isn't Interested In Landing Gig To Host Oscars

The multi-talented actor and playwright will attend the glitzy Jimmy Kimmel-hosted ceremony on Sunday (26Feb17) for the first time, as he is nominated for best original song for How Far I'll Go from Disney's animated...

Whoopi Goldberg Stands Up For Tiffany Trump After Fashion Week Controversy

Tiffany Trump, whose mother is actress Marla Maples, found herself sitting alone at the Philipp Plein showcase on Monday (13Feb17) after a number of fashion editors purposefully switched seats so they wouldn't have...

Patrick Swayze 'Refused To Star In Ghost Without Whoopi Goldberg'

The 61-year-old actress made the revelation while on U.K. chat show Loose Women on Friday (10Feb17), and she explained Patrick would not commit to the 1990 romantic drama unless casting directors had hired...

Whoopi Goldberg Says Patrick Swayze Wouldn't Star In Ghost Without Her

Whoopi Goldberg has revealed Patrick Swayze refused to join 'Ghost' without her.The 61-year-old 'Sister Act' star believes she has the late star, who died in 2009, to thank for her getting the role of Oda...

Octavia Spencer Working On New Project With Mentor Whoopi Goldberg

The Help star had just finished high school when she muscled her way on to the set of Whoopi's 1990 film The Long Walk Home, which was shooting near her home in Alabama,...

Whoopi Goldberg Makes Surprise Appearance In Aladdin Musical

The Sister Act star hit the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York last week (ends22Jan17) dressed up as the Genie, complete with velvet blue jacket, matching harem pants and pointed...

Whoopi Goldberg Desperate For Doctor Who Cameo

Ghost actress Whoopi has previously appeared on cult sci-fi series Star Trek: The Next Generation, but she still has ambitions to travel through time with British TV icon Doctor Who, currently played by actor Peter...

Whoopi Goldberg Indebted To Maggie Smith For Support During Mum's Health Crisis

The Color Purple actress was playing Mother Superior in the West End production of Sister Act, based on the 1992 comedy she starred in, back in 2010 when she learned her mum Emma...

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