Washington, Feb 9 : Oscar nominees Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon have been added to the presenters' list for the 87th Oscars.
While Cotillard and Witherspoon are nominated in the Best Actress category, for 'Two Days, One Night' and 'Wild' respectively, Cumberbatch is the run for Actor in a Leading Role for 'The Imitation Game', Streep as Supporting Actress for 'Into The Woods,' and Winfrey for Best Picture as one of the producers of 'Selma,' Deadline. com reported.
The 87th Oscars would air live on February 22 on ABC. (ANI)
Los Angeles: 'Selma' actor and co-producer Oprah Winfrey has joined hands with the film's director Ava DuVernay to create a new original drama, adapted from the novel 'Queen Sugar' by Natalie Baszile.
Winfrey, 61, will also star on the TV series, which will air on her channel, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. DuVernay is set to write, direct and executive produce the project in her TV series debut, reported Deadline. Winfrey will executive produce. This is the first time that Winfrey would be acting in a series for her network. Filming is scheduled to begin later this year.
Washington, Jan 3 : Oprah Winfrey has been slammed been slammed by protestors over her recent comment about lack of leadership among them.
The sentiment provoked outrage from protest organizers on Twitter , most of whom are young and who have purposefully embraced a diffuse, leaderless approach and they pushed back against the insinuation that they have not articulated any demands, and accused Winfrey of being out of touch and elitist, Washington Post reported.
Washington, Jan 2 : Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she is looking for some kind of leadership to come out and clarify what people want.
The TV host said that the leader should make it clear the changes the protesters want to see and the steps that they need to take to make these changes, and what they are willing to do to get it, People Magazine reported.
New York, Dec 16 : Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she wanted to be Martin Luther King Jr. growing up.
The 60-year-old media mogul, who walked the red carpet at the Ziegfeld premiere of her film 'Selma' despite being down with the flu, said that she was so fascinated by Dr. King, that she wanted to have her own church, run her own congregation and be her own order and lead the people, the New York reported.
Washington, Dec 14 : Oprah Winfrey has revealed that her life and career would not have been possible if she had been a mother.
The talk show host said during an interview with Barbara Walters that she doesn't miss having to do a show every day because she knows that she's only as good as the last show, ABC News reported.
Winfrey added that the 25 years are a blur to her because she just worked. (ANI)
New York, Dec 2 : Oprah Winfrey's studios had been on the target list of terrorists.
According to the New York Post, a small group of terrorists has plans to attack the media mogul's Chicago studios back in 2009, where she had filmed the 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' from 1990 to 2011, however, they were seized before their U-Haul van packed with explosives arrived in the Windy City.
Washington, Nov 14 : David Oyelowo, who stars in the film 'Selma' as Martin Luther King Jr., jokingly said that Oprah Winfrey is going to be in ' Salt 2 .'
The 60-year-old media mogul, who not only produce but also appear in the civil rights drama, plays Annie Lee Cooper, a real-life Alabama woman who became best known for punching Selma sheriff Jim Clark, in the movie, E! Online reported.
Wellington, Nov 7 : Oprah Winfrey has released her list of "Favorite Things" for Christmas for 2014.
Winfrey has published the list on her website and in the latest edition of Oprah magazine which has revealed that the entire list would cost about 16,965 dollars, Stuff. co. nz reported.
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey, who is currently on 'The Life You Want Weekend' tour, has said that even though she never had a bucket list, she is planning to do something unusual this time.
The American TV personality told an attendee of her tour in a video that she had planned this every summer and never did it, but this time, she will stop in Italy and will go on a truffle hunt with the pigs and the dogs, the Huffington Post reported.
London, Sept 15 - Lindsay Lohan says that Oprah Winfrey's show is responsible for her leaving the US
The 28-year-old actress, who starred in Oprah Winfrey Network's docu-series in 2013, told the Telegraph that the paparazzi and attention that followed post the show, kept stalking her around her house which made her leave America on September 14th 2014.
Washington, Aug 18 : Oprah Winfrey will pay a tribute to Robin Williams by airing the late actor's first and second interview on talk show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'.
The OWN Network will telecast both the interviews out of legendary comedian's 14 appearances on the Winfrey's talk show, Contactmusic reported.
Los Angeles - TV star Oprah Winfrey has posed for the first time in a black suit on the cover of her magazine.
Winfrey, 60, looks stunning in a body-hugging suit and smoky eye makeup along with hair styled in chic ponytail on the cover of September issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, reportedly.
"I like pretending I`m a movie star,` she said about her look, adding, she was initially nervous. "I`m feeling pretty phenomenal on this cover.
Los Angeles, June 1 - Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has expressed disappointment over losing out on a chance to buy the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team.
Winfrey, who is currently filming Martin Luther King's biopic "Selma", failed to match $2 billion offer placed by Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft and missed out on the chance to own the basketball team, reports contactmusic. com.
Washington, April 10 : Oprah Winfrey, who shows no intention of slowing down in her career, believes 60 is the new 40.
While talking to O Magazine, the 60-year-old media mogul confessed that thanks to exercise and hair color, which she believes to be the best invention of all time for women, people can do whatever they want, ABC News reported.
Washington, April 8 : Oprah Winfrey, one of the richest women on the planet, has opened up about how people approach her to borrow money.
The 60-year-old TV personality told TMZ. com that people ask her for money based on how much they think she's worth, ABC News reported.
For instance, when she earned 22,000 dollars a year, people asked for 50 dollars, and when she got 50,000 dollars, they needed 500, she said.
Washington, March 25 : Oprah Winfrey is moving her 3-year-old cable channel, Oprah Winfrey Network, from Miracle Mile offices to the new office space on The Lot in West Hollywood later this year.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the newly constructed five-story building's three floors will be occupied by OWN employees.
Washington, March 24 : Oprah Winfrey accidentally pocket tweeted on her Twitter handle.
The 60-year-old talk show host had tweeted several random symbols and letters, but 2 hours later spotted her social media mishap and tweeted an apology to her 23 million followers, ABC News reported.
She had earlier told her followers that she would live tweet her Kevin Hart interview. (ANI)
Washington, March 20 : Starbucks, the world' largest coffee chain, has introduced a new tea based drink called " Oprah Chai", which is created by none other than Oprah Winfrey.
According to Fox News, Starbucks' chief Howard Schultz and Winfrey announced the debut drink on Wednesday at the company's annual meeting, and revealed that the drink will go on sale at Starbucks and Teavana stores in the US and Canada on April 29.
Los Angeles, March 20 : Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is launching her own blend of tea named as Oprah Chai Tea.
This tea will be sold at Starbucks and Teavana stores in the US and Canada from April 29 onwards. Howard Schultz, CEO Starbucks announced Wednesday that Winfrey is expanding her empire by launching her very own blend of tea, reports people. com
Melbourne, March 14 - Oprah Winfrey has finally opened up about her friendship with Gayle King .
The 60-year-old talk-show host said that she is really proud of her friend Gayle, News. com. au reported.
She said that in 1976 they were both on a local TV station and became friends especially after a big snowstorm, and that she even asked King to quit her job and come to her new Oprah magazine to help her.
New York, March 13 : Oprah Winfrey is working on a new book that will be a collection of her ' What I Know For Sure' essays that she wrote for O, The Oprah Magazine.
The 60-year-old queen of talk shows' book will be organized by themes, including joy, awe, and gratitude, the New York Daily News reported.
Melbourne, Mar 6 : An irate Oprah Winfrey told Lindsay Lohan to "cut the bull****" during the chaotic filming of her new reality TV show.
The first trailer for Lohan's docu-series, Lindsay , gives a glimpse into the never-ending chaos surrounding the troubled actor.
New York, Mar 6 : Princess Diana's former chef Darren McGrady has spilled the beans about how she once tricked Oprah Winfrey during a meal.
McGrady said one day while the two were eating tomato mousses, Winfrey had asked Diana how she managed to stay so slim by eating rich food like this, to which Diana had replied that she just ate small portions and worked out, the New York Post reported.
Washington, Feb 21 : Oprah Winfrey has bought her half-sister a new house in Wisconsin, it has been revealed.
The TV host is helping her half-sister achieve her career goals by paying for her college education too, according to the National Enquirer.
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