Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, moms of all moms, spent part of the United State of Women Summit in a Q&A session, discussing topics such as self-worth, Obama’s plans post-first-lady and, of course, how to deal with your fucking haters.
Oprah Winfrey, queen of Earth, is starring in an HBO movie about Henrietta Lacks, a black woman whose cells were controversially used to make major discoveries in medical research. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks—adapted from Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 New York Times bestseller—will play out from the perspective of…
Say you’ve got two men in your life—a long-term guy who isn’t ready to commit, and somebody exciting you’ve known for all of two weeks. Which one do you pick? Well, why not ask a panel of guests on The Oprah Winfrey Show, including Queen Latifah?
Were you aware that silver screen goddess and tireless AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor claimed she’d had a near-death experience in London, circa the early 1960s? Obviously, she told Oprah all about it in the early 1990s, a prime time for stories about near-death experiences.
Rejoice, for our empress of everything the light touches has returned to the art form that gave us The Women of Brewster Place. Yes, minions: Oprah has returned to scripted television. Queen O will appear on a melodrama called Greenleaf...on the network she owns (OWNs?).
In August 1990, as “U Can’t Touch This” approached absolute inescapability nationwide, MC Hammer stopped by The Oprah Winfrey Show to show off his moves and even demonstrate how to replicate them. As you can see from this clip, Oprah was slightly skeptical.
The Internet has found its highest, best purpose: to serve as a repository of throwback clips from The Oprah Winfrey Show. For instance, this 1987 exchange with Goldie Hawn, in which the actress talks about getting a Ouija message that predicted the arrival of her next child.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Oprah makes her staff go on a hike, Barbara Streisand has a fish and please stop stalking Zayn.
Chill out, you’re not getting a memoir. But Book Club enthusiast Oprah Winfrey is, and it’s about time.
Last month, when Iyanla Vanzant’s Fix My Life returned to television for its fifth season, it marked the second decade of her relationship with America as television’s tell-like-it-is auntie. For 20 years, she’s been offering life advice and therapeutic expertise, perhaps more enduring than any other self-help expert…
Weight Watchers has gotten a new backer who happens to be one of the biggest media names in the world: Oprah Winfrey. The OWN channel owner has purchased a 10 percent stake in the diet company and added her name to their board. Because counting calories is part of how you’re going to live your best life.
OWN is trashing a series it was supposed to air about a man with 34 kids.
Oprah Winfrey is auctioning off items from her Chicago condo that she put up for sale last summer. And yes, you're right, this is your moment, this is your time to own a piece of the Harpo Queendom.
In January, Oprah's OWN is airing Light Girls, the sequel to the 2011 documentary Dark Girls that explores issues of colorism in the black community.
The organization Girls Inc. held its annual entertainment-industry luncheon Wednesday, bringing together some of the most powerful women in television for a host of inspirational speeches. And Mara Brock Akil, pioneer of this current era of women in television with Girlfriends and The Game, had some of the best…
Whatever intern runs the YouTube account of the OWN network has been hitting out of the park this week, as the channel now features several vintage clips of Oprah interviewing people who claim to have encountered ghosts. All of the clips are their own flavor of spectacular, but this clip from Halloween 1988 with an…
As promised, Billy Bob Thornton's appearance on Oprah's Master Class was full of both incredible wisdom and incredible "Huh?"
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey on Thursday night, former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky's adopted son Matt Sandusky detailed how he had been sexually abused by Jerry as a child. "90 percent of the time with Jerry Sandusky was everything a child would want," he said, explaining that the desire for a stable family…
Oprah's Master Class and Oprah's Lifeclass are probably the best shows on OWN. (They are almost identically named and their content is virtually the same but they are not the same.) Why? Because while Master Class and Lifeclass air episodes with visionaries like Maya Angelou sharing their thoughts about Living Your…
Vanessa Williams opened up to Oprah about childhood sexual abuse she suffered (at age 10) at the hands of a teenage girl, and explained why she kept it a secret for so long.