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Oprah Winfrey had a suicidal attempt in 1981 when she discovered the man she was in love with, DJ Tim Watts was married with children

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...and died from AIDS. According to another source: “Tim feels horrible about the way he treated Oprah but he’s asked for forgiveness. “Oprah believes in forgiving people, so she did. They’ve been able to start their relationship over, remembering the good times, not the bad.” The story about Oprah Winfrey relationship with Tim Watts is the latest in a series of upheava...

Juror B37 in the George Zimmerman trial has revealed that at no point did the largely-white all-female jury consider the motivation behind the killing of Trayvon Martin

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...ng to remain anonymous and it is unknown if they will conduct interviews as the project proceeds due to the reaction to the verdict. Sharlene Martin has represented books written by high-profile writers, including Honor Bound by Raffaele Sollecito and Picture Perfect: The Jodi Arias Story by Shanna Hogan, due out in September. Mystery still surrounds the identities of the jury members and there is...

Beyonce stopped her concert and called for a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin

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...Russell Simmons called for peace after George Zimmerman was acquitted by a Florida jury in the death of the teenager. There was a wide range of reactions from celebrities after jurors cleared George Zimmerman late Saturday of all charges in the 2012 shooting death of the unarmed 17-year-old Martin. Beyonce took a moment to honor Trayvon Martin during her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour concert at Brid...

The Department of Justice confirmed that it will investigate the death of Trayvon Martin in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal

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...ne petition and the NAACP has written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Department of Justice to press civil rights charges against 29-year-old George Zimmerman. In his first public statement since the verdict, President Barack Obama called for calm on Sunday after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, saying his death w...

Lawyers for George Zimmerman argued he acted in self-defense and with justifiable use of deadly force in the death of Trayvon Martin

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George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watchman who shot dead unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last year, has been found not guilty. Lawyers for George Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defense and with justifiable use of deadly force in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The jury retired on Friday to consider its verdict on charges of either second-degree murder or manslaught...

Trayvon Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, said they are shocked and disgusted the jury in George Zimmerman's trial found him not guilty of murdering their son

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...?” Today was the first day the two had spoken out about the verdict on TV. They also appeared on the Today show where they told Matt Lauer they are still in disbelief over the verdict. “Is this the intent for the justice system to have for victims. Trayvon wasn’t doing anything wrong,” Tracy Martin said. “We felt in our hearts that we were going to get a conviction. We thought that the killer of o...

Protests are under way across the US, a week after George Zimmerman was cleared of murdering unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin

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...21; rallies outside federal court buildings in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Al Sharpton told supporters on Saturday morning in Manhattan that he wanted to see the scrapping of “stand your ground” self-defense laws, such as that in force in Florida. “We are trying to change laws so that this never, ever happens again,” he said. Trayvon Martin’s mother, Syb...

Oprah Winfrey, one of the world's richest women, claimed an assistant refused to serve her in a Zurich upmarket handbag shop

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Trudie Goetz, the owner of Zurich store where Oprah Winfrey says she encountered racism, has called the incident a “misunderstanding”. Oprah Winfrey, one of the world’s richest women, claimed an assistant refused to serve her in an upmarket handbag shop. She was apparently told one of the bags on display was “too expensive” for her. Trudie Goetz told the BBC that Opr...

Trayvon Martin backers call for Florida boycott

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...it might be yours.” Sybrina Fulton, her son Jahvaris, and Al Sharpton joined the rally as it marched to One Police Plaza at noon, where they were joined by Jay Z and his wife Beyonce, according to the New York Post. Beyonce had shown her support for the case last week, asking for a moment of silence at a concert after the not guilty verdict was recorded. While Trayvon Martin’s mother was in...

In the upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna opens up about her relationship with Chris Brown

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In the upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna opens up about her relationship with Chris Brown. And what Rihanna has to say about her ex-boyfriend, who was convicted of assaulting her three years ago, in the prerecorded interview will come as a surprise to some. Rihanna, 24, tells Oprah Winfrey: “I felt like the only person they hate right now is him. It was a weird, confusing space to be...

President Barack Obama has called on Americans to spend time in "calm reflection" after neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman was cleared of murdering black teenager Trayvon Martin

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...y, but for America”. He added: “I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in the wake of the verdict, I know those passions may be running even higher. President Barack Obama has called on Americans to spend time in “calm reflection” after neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman was cleared of murdering black teenager Trayvon Martin “But we are a nation of laws, an...

Protestors gathered in major cities across the US late into the night after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the Trayvon Martin case

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...in major cities across the US late into the night after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the Trayvon Martin case Demonstrators outside the court started chanting “Justice for Trayvon”, according to USA Today. Other shouted “The system has failed”, in front of the courthouse where they were gathered en mass. People held up banners reading “End racial oppression” as they chanted and others j...

Oprah Winfrey graces the cover of her O magazine in huge 3.5 lbs afro wig

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Oprah Winfrey is wearing a giant afro wig on the cover of the September issue of her magazine O. Oprah Winfrey, 59, who is featured on the cover of every issue, released the image on her social media accounts on Monday. In her monthly magazine column, the media mogul nicknamed the wig Wild Thang and likened wearing the 3.5-pound weave to “carrying around an extra head”. “I wish I could say it was...

Bobbi Kristina Brown said she is doing the first interview after Whitney Houston’s death with Oprah Winfrey because she trusts the talk show host and entertainment mogul

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...ends. Bobbi Kristina Brown said she is doing the first interview after Whitney Houston’s death with Oprah Winfrey because she trusts the talk show host and entertainment mogul Sources also say that Oprah Winfrey was one of the first people who reached out to Bobbi Kristina after Whitney Houston’s passing. Airing one month following Whitney Houston’s death, the exclusive OWN interview will a...

Trayvon Martin’s family is considering whether to sue George Zimmerman in civil court for liability over the death of the unarmed black teenager

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Trayvon Martin’s family is considering whether to sue George Zimmerman in civil court for liability over the death of the unarmed black teenager. George Zimmerman’s attorney, however, is convinced that his client is immune from such a suit. Having already admitted to shooting Trayvon Martin and with the burden of proof lower in civil court than in criminal court, George Zimmerman may not emerge v...

Michelle Obama objected to her husband’s close relationship to Oprah Winfrey, claims Edward Klein in his new book, The Amateur

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...sually jealous” and has so little trust in Barack Obama that she turns up unannounced during the day to see what he is doing. The First Lady also objected to her husband’s close relationship to U.S. chat show queen Oprah Winfrey – and shunned her because she “hates fat people”. The explosive claims are likely to feed the image of Michelle Obama as an “angry black woman”, a label she herself...

Oprah Winfrey showed off her vast selection of wigs on the set of her new film The Butler

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Oprah Winfrey showed off her vast selection of wigs on the set of her new film today. Oprah Winfrey, 58, tweeted a photo of her make-up free self in front of a whole wall of hairpieces, writing “me and my <<girls>> in the make-up trailer”. The usually glamorous star has been seen wearing some of the less than flattering hairpieces as she films her new movie The Butler. Oprah Winfrey p...

Lindsay Lohan has admitted to Oprah Winfrey that she is the one to blame for her troubles

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...irst time Lindsay Lohan has been seen addressing her addiction issues since her release from 90 days of court-ordered rehab. Linsay Lohan left rehab at the end of July and quickly took on a guest-hosting stint on Chelsea Lately. Oprah Winfrey’s television network OWN also has an eight-part docu-series planned that will chronicle Lindsay as she tries to rebuild her career and stay sober. The...

Oprah Winfrey has come under fire for her interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown and family members of the late Whitney Houston

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Oprah Winfrey has come under fire for her interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown and family members of the late Whitney Houston. The interview aired last Sunday on Oprah Winfrey’s struggling OWN network and was its biggest ratings getter since the network started. More than 8 million people tuned in, hoping to find some answers that could explain tragic end of one of America’s most-love music icons....

Oprah Winfrey has snagged an exclusive interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown for Oprah’s Next Chapter airing Sunday, March 11 at 9 pm

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...lusive interview with the late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, for Oprah’s Next Chapter airing Sunday, March 11 at 9:00 p.m. In addition to Bobbi Kristina, Oprah Winfrey will speak to Whitney Houston’s sister-in-law and manager Patricia (Pat) Houston, and brother Gary Houston. According to a release from the network (OWN): “Bobbi Kristina shares personal memories...

Oprah Winfrey is playing a White House butler's wife in Lee Daniels-helmed The Butler

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In a recent interview, Oprah Winfrey – who is playing a White House butler’s wife in Lee Daniels-helmed The Butler – has said she feels the time is finally right for audiences to embrace films that tackle slavery and civil rights. Oprah Winfrey, 59, told BBC she was “so happy” a number of new titles cover the topics. She revealed one of these movies, 12 Years a Slave, move...

Oprah Winfrey was in mid-sentence during her interview with WGN's Morning News show, when the call was abruptly disconnected

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Oprah Winfrey was in mid-sentence during her interview with Chicago-based TV station WGN’s Morning News show on Tuesday, when the call was abruptly disconnected. Oprah Winfrey, 59, was the first guest on the new expanded hour of the show to discuss her role in the recently released film Lee Daniels’ The Butler. The talk show maven was telling the four anchors about her Oprah Winfrey N...

Oprah Winfrey claims Trois Pommes sales assistant refused to show her a black crocodile leather bag because, seeing a black woman, she automatically assumed she would not be able to afford it

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The Swiss sales assistant who refused to show Oprah Winfrey a luxury handbag costing nearly $35,000 claims the superstar lied about what happened in the Trois Pommes luxury boutique where she works. Speaking anonymously to Sunday newspaper SonntagsBlick, the Italian bag lady said she felt “powerless” and in the grip of a “cyclone” after Oprah Winfrey went on TV in America to claim she had been th...

Mitt and Ann Romney have opened up to Oprah Winfrey for the first time

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...r couple welcomed the media mogul into their roomy New Hampshire holiday home on Lake Winnipesaukee, to talk about family, religion, food and, of course, politics. Casually dressed in jeans, with the top button of his shirt undone, Mitt Romney even took it upon himself to pack Oprah Winfrey a doggie bag for the road, as they finished off in the kitchen. “Ann makes these little meatloaf cakes with...

Lindsay Lohan negotiates $2 million deal for docu-series on Oprah Winfrey’s network

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...m which she has subsequently been transferring from – even before she was properly on the road to recovery. Lindsay Lohan negotiates $2 million deal for docu-series on Oprah Winfrey’s network   Her mother, Dina Lohan, is thrilled her daughter is set to follow in the footsteps of Lance Armstrong and Rihanna by being given a chance to tell Oprah Winfrey her story. Dina Lohan recently gus...