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  1. Danielle Brooks Recreates the Life-Altering Experience of a Hug From OprahRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Time

    Danielle Brooks went on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday to show everyone what it's like to be on the receiving end of Oprah Winfrey's magical touch. When they first met, the Tony-nominated actress was caught up in the song "Glory," from Selma at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood event, and Oprah crept behind her and wrapped her up in a hug.


  2. 5 Things You Didn't Know About OprahRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Oprah Winfrey , 62, continues her exploration of religion and spirituality in Greenleaf , airing Wednesday nights on her OWN network, about a family running a scandalous Southern megachurch. She produces and acts - as Mavis McCready, a wise and compassionate aunt - in the drama.


  3. Why Did A Ticket Agent Congratulate Danielle Brooks For Being In First Class?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsOne

    ... ain things and the condescension that comes along with that. (Remember when an Hermes store clerk wouldn't let Oprah Winfrey buy the bag she asked for?)


  4. Allison Williams catches up with The Color Purple's Heather Headley and Cynthia ErivoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    The actress was all smiles as she chatted with the stars of the show - which recently won a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical - including British star Cynthia Erivo and actor Heather Headley. Broadway style: Allison Williams beamed as she caught up with The Color Purple stars Heather Headley, left, and Cynthia Erivo backstage at The Jacobs Theatre on Wednesday The Girls actress, 28, wore a crisp white dress and matching white sandals as she attended the show, which is executive produced by Oprah Winfrey.


  5. Leave It to The Color Purple Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo to Arm Wrestle During an InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Broadway

    Some Tony winners deliver highly quotable speeches following their achievement while others do the worm . The Color Purple 's Cynthia Erivo wins arm wrestling matches on the late night interview circuit.


  6. 'Explosively amazing': BR native Lynn Whitfield joins Oprah in powerful new TV series 'Greenleaf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Advocate

    Oprah Winfrey Network photo by Guy D'Alema -- Lynn Whitfield, center, stars as Lady Mae Greenleaf in 'Greenleaf,' which is about the powerful family that runs a Memphis megachurch. With her are Gregory Alan Williams, left, who plays her brother, and Lamman Rucker, who plays her oldest son.


  7. Ellen Celebrates Pride and Coming Out With Touching MontageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Advocate

    Ellen DeGeneres is as well known for making people laugh as she is for coming out on Oprah Winfrey's show in 1997 , paving the way for other LGBT celebrities to be who they are. Over the years, Ellen has had the opportunity to speak with many out LGBT guests including Elton John , Ellen Page, and Caitlyn Jenner.


  8. Video Odds & Ends: Josh Groban Gets Juicy, Menzel, Groff & Gad Tapped for More Frozen & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Broadway

    Groban's growing a beard for the "very juicy sliver of War and Peace ," which will begin performances on October 18 at the Imperial Theatre. Take a look at the interview below.


  9. Video: Oprah Winfrey Talks Tonys & the Color Purple on 'Live'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On today's LIVE with Kelly, broadcasting icon Oprah Winfrey discussed presenting at this year's TONY AWARDS and Broadway's The Color Purple , which took home the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical. "I have loved that book since it was reviewed in the New York Times," says Winfrey of the production's full-circle moment.


  10. Oprah Winfrey on Her New TV Drama, 'Greenleaf,' and Maya Angelou Inspiring Her CharacterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Essence Magazine

    Oprah Winfrey didn't have to search too hard for the inspiration behind her role as Mavis on the new OWN family drama Greenleaf . Instead, she turned to a woman who lives on in her heart - poet and author Maya Angelou, who died in 2014 at the age of 86. "Mavis lives with a certain assurance there is an order to things," she said of her character at a recent press event in Los Angeles.


  11. Sinners, saints, serial killers and Oprah: Two new dysnfunctional TV familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Philly.com

    ... alike, even those kicked off by the return of prodigal sons or daughters to their rich families. One is the Oprah Winfrey-produced Greenleaf , which makes its two-night, three-hour premiere on Winfrey's OWN on Tuesday and Wednesday. It's about a ...


  12. 'Greenleaf' review: Love, loss and a little bit of OprahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Newsday

    Oprah Winfrey is a blues club owner in "Greenleaf," with Lynn Whitfield as a megachurch matriarch. Photo Credit: Oprah Winfrey Network / Guy D'Alema WHAT IT'S ABOUT Grace Greenleaf and her daughter return to the family home in Tennessee - more estate than "home," actually, and a vast spread funded by the huge success of her father's back for the funeral of her sister, Faith.


  13. 'Orange' pals make their marks on Netflix and BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | USA Today

    ... Daphne's Dive this spring; and Brooks, currently starring in Broadway's The Color Purple as Sofia (the role Oprah Winfrey made famous in the 1985 film). The split shift was particularly challenging for Brooks. Filming Orange last fall, she would ...


  14. The Deal Donald Trump Couldn't CloseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Roll Call

    Way back in 1999, when Donald Trump was toying with the idea of a presidential run, he was asked who would be a good vice president on a ticket and cited Oprah Winfrey, calling her "very special." Just last year, he repeated that choice, saying that together, the two would win "easily."


  15. Arizonans join Obama, Oprah at the United State of Women SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Arizona Republic

    ... on how much they still have left to achieve. Speakers at the summit included the first lady, the president and Oprah Winfrey. And then there was Allen, talking fast and making sure people listened. Buzz around the summit grew last week when a video ...


  16. Broadway Star Scores Race Medal and Tony in the Same MonthRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Runner's World

    Cynthia Erivo has had quite a month. In May, she finished a half marathon . Then three weeks later on June 12, Oprah introduced her onstage at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, where she accepted her first Tony award for Best Actress in a Musical.


  17. Top Tony moments: Miranda's tearful sonnet, Corden's anticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical for 'The Color Purple' with his cast and creative team including Oprah Winfrey, center, and Cynthia Erivo at the Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan ...


  18. Oprah Winfrey's 'Greenleaf,' more small screen rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Newsday

    Oprah Winfrey returns to series TV in a recurring role in "Greenleaf" , a drama set in a Memphis megachurch. Here are five other times we've seen Winfrey on the small screen : BREWSTER PLACE In this warmhearted drama set in 1967, Winfrey starred as Mattie Michael, a strong-willed woman trying to navigate the daily hazards of inner-city life.


  19. newOprah Winfrey cookbook scheduled for early 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Oprah Winfrey, winner of the award for best revival of a musical for "The Color Purple"poses in the press room at the Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in New York. Winfrey's "Food, Health and Happiness: 'On Point' Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life" is scheduled to come out Jan. 3 of next year, Flatiron Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday.


  20. You'll Have to Wait a Little Longer for Oprah's MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Time

    Oprah Winfrey is publishing her first cookbook, Food, Health and Happiness: 'On Point' Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life . The book will come out on Jan. 3, 2017, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.