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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for herself-titled, multi-award winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history.[1] She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, [2] the greatest black philanthropist in American history,[3][4] and was once the world's onlyblack billionaire.[5][6] She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world.[7][8] Read More

Articles About Oprah Winfrey

Nicole Richie
Nicole Richie on What It’s Like to Be Married to ‘The Voice Australia’ Coach Joel Madden

By IBTimes AU

Being married to “The Voice Australia” coach Joel Madden is great, according to his wife Nicole Richie. The “Candidly Nicole” star sat down with Oprah Winfrey and revealed what makes her marriage to the rocker work. (3:18 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, LINDSAY LOHAN

Befallen Tour de France Champ Lance Armstrong Writes Foreword on Whistleblower Emma O'Reilly's Book that Bares All About the Doping Controversy

By IBTimes AU

In a bizarre turn of events, disgraced seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong personally wrote the foreword on the whistleblower Emma O'Reilly's new book entitled "The Race to Truth, Blowing the Whistle on Lance Armstrong and Cycling's Doping Culture: My Story. (Jul 04)

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. celebrates his victory over Marcos Maidana of Argentina following their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 3, 2014. Mayweather improved his record to 46-0. REUTER
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Shares World’s Most Powerful Celebrities List on Instagram, He is Number 7 on the List

By IBTimes AU

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the undefeated boxer and also the world’s highest-paid athlete. Recently, he took to Instagram and shared the Forbes list of World’s Most Powerful Celebrities. Who is the number 1 celebrity? (Jul 03)

BET CEO Debra Lee (L) presents the humanitarian award, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, to Mrs Myrlie Evers-Williams, on behalf of all who worked for civil rights, during the 2014 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California June 29, 2014.
BET Awards 2014: Winners and Honorees

By IBTimes AU

The African Americans hip hop community and other celebrities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment flocked to the Nokia Theatre L.A. in Los Angeles, California to honor the winners of the BET Awards 2014. (Jun 30)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, CALIFORNIA, SOUTH AFRICA, NIGERIA, GHANA, LOS ANGELES

Actress and singer Keke Palmer arrives at the 2014 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California June 29, 2014.   REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
BET Awards 2014 Live Stream: Where to Watch Red Carpet and Backstage Online [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

The BET Awards are here as it is the biggest night for hip-hop. It is considered as one of the finest nights for music, especially hip-hop music. Stars like Drake, Nicki Minaj, John Legend and Pharrell have gathered under one roof to celebrate this genre. (Jun 30)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, LOS ANGELES

Oprah Winfrey (R) laughs with poet Maya Angelou during the taping of "Oprah's Surprise Spectacular" in Chicago in May 17, 2011 .
Oprah Paying $900K Bail For Felon Jeremy Meeks 'Not True,' McMug's Nude Photos Leaked

By IBTimes AU

Oprah Winfrey, an American talk show host, has denied posting a bail worth $900K for Jeremy Meeks, a 30-year-old felon who became an Internet sensation for his "sexy" mugshot. (Jun 25)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Oprah Winfrey (R) laughs with poet Maya Angelou during the taping of "Oprah's Surprise Spectacular" in Chicago in May 17, 2011 .
Oprah Winfrey Movies Update: As Annie Cooper, A Civil Rights Heroine In 'Selma'

By IBTimes AU

Oscar-nominated Oprah Winfrey has joined the cast of "Selma," where she will be playing as civil rights heroine, Annie Cooper. (Jun 13)

MORE TOPICS: CIVIL RIGHTS

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling (C), his wife Shelly (L) and actor George Segal attend the NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, December 22, 2008
Bids for Los Angeles Clippers Franchise Range from $1 to $1.2 Billion

By IBTimes AU

The Los Angeles Clippers franchise is up for grabs and bids are reportedly from $1 billion to $1.2 billion. Shelly Sterling, the husband of the much-maligned owner Donald Sterling, who was embroiled in a racism controversy that started the mess in L.A. (May 29)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, STEVE BALLMER, STEVE JOBS, ORACLE, LOS ANGELES, SILVER

Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan Parties in Cannes Festival, Lawsuits Now Resolved but Future Seems Bleak

By IBTimes AU

Life hasn't been easy for the former child star Lindsay Lohan during these past few years and this year was no good too, but everything seems to be going her way now as she was seen partying in the Cannes International Film Festival. (May 21)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, LAWSUIT, SETTLEMENT, LINDSAY LOHAN

University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam runs through drills during the 2014 NFL Combine in Indianapolis
Oprah Acquires Rights to Make Documentary for First Openly Gay NFL Player Michael Sam

By IBTimes AU

After negotiations of roughly two months, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has announced that it has purchased the rights to make a documentary on Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be taken in the NFL Draft. (May 15)

MORE TOPICS: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, SEC, NFL DRAFT