Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media personality, actress, television producer, literary critic and magazine publisher, best known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show. Photo gallery for Oprah Winfrey Show.
Releasing a set of bold statements to the BBC about racism’s past, media queen Oprah Winfrey decided to speak out against the criticism given to President Barack Obama, saying, “There’s a level of disrespect for the office that occurs…because he’s African American.”
The 59-year-old continued, “There's no question about that. And it's the kind of thing no one ever says, but everybody's thinking it.” Oprah sat down with BBC’s Will Gompertz, slamming the president’s critics, specifically singling out Congressman Joe Wilson, for calling Obama a liar during a 2009 speech he gave.
It's that time of the year again, and Oprah Winfrey is ringing in the holiday season by sharing her list of favorite things in the December 2013 issue of O magazine
After rocking a few poses with her favorite comedian Jimmy Kimmel for the Ruven Afanador-shot front page, the 59-year-old talk show host dished about a few items on the list that she absolutely cannot resist.
Fetching quite the pretty penny for all of her old trinkets, media mogul Oprah Winfrey raked in an estimated $600,000, according to reports on Sunday (November 3).
The 59-year-old's "epic yard sale" took place on Saturday, and reports state that 10% of the total earnings, translating to $60,000, was spent on a set of six 18th-century Louis XVI armchairs with hand-embroidered details.
Selling hundreds of personal possessions she has accumulated over the past 30 years, the legendary Oprah Winfrey set up an epic yardsale, taking up three tents on the polo grounds in Santa Barbara, CA. She got rid of treasures and trinkets from her homes in Hawaii, Indiana and California at a giant sale Saturday (November 2).
"I've been accumulating things since 1985," the 59-year-old told Entertainment Tonight. "It's just too much stuff. I talk about it a lot in [O] the magazine. We talk about decluttering. And I realized, I need to declutter my own life. It is very freeing. I am downsizing."
An entire host of celebrities were in on the act, all launching reinforcing tweets for GLAAD, which “leads the conversation for LGBT equality, and changing the culture. As the LGBT movement's communications epicenter, GLAAD is the principal organization that works directly with news media, entertainment media, cultural institutions and social media."