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A guest on Friday morning’s episode of NBC’s ‘Today with Hoda and Jenna’ (February 7), media mogul Oprah Winfrey burst into tears when quizzed on how her best friend, Gayle King, was holding up after the enduring backlash she faced over her recent interview with Lisa Leslie (click here for more on that).
During the sit-down with the WNBA legend, King repeatedly questioned Leslie about her thoughts on the impact Kobe Bryant‘s sexual assault allegations would have on his legacy. The line of interrogation rubbed many viewers the wrong way, including celebrities who have taken to their respective social media handles to defend Bryant’s honor (click here to read more on that).
Just a day after responding to the hoop-la herself (click here to watch), Gayle’s bestie (Winfrey) has hit the press to carry on in her stead.
Snoop Dogg is not a fan of Oprah Winfrey.
The Hip-Hop icon has taken aim at the media mogul and her friend Gayle King – accusing them of disproportionately targeting black male figures while ignoring the controversy of others (such as Harvey Weinstein).
Moments ago, Snoop slammed Winfrey and Gayle (who made headlines this week for what many have deemed to be ill-advised comments about recently deceased NBA star Kobe Bryant).
Despite their efforts to fight for the rights of sexual abuse victims for several decades, Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King now find themselves accused of turning a blind eye to crimes committed by powerful figures they once called friends.
Much of the criticism comes from spectators who feel that the powerful women are targeting black men accused of rape in an effort to sink their legacies.
The latest man they say has been targeted by the pair? The late Kobe Bryant.
Gayle’s response to the conspiracy theory?
Find out below…
When it comes to Emmy and Academy Award winner Viola Davis, ‘booked and busy’ is quite the understatement.
As fans of hit drama ‘How To Get Away with Murder’ prepare themselves for the show’s May 14th finale, its leading star already has her sights set for Showtime as a recent announcement’s revealed she’s teaming with the premium cable network for the forthcoming venture, ‘First Ladies.’
Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson have joined forces for new Lionsgate thriller ‘Spiral.’
Issued as the latest chapter from the book of SAW, the flick tells the tale of a sadistic mastermind who unleashes a twisted brand of justice.
Rock, who also executive produces, takes on the role of Detective Zeke Banks, who is tasked with helming a murder investigation (alongside Jackson’s character). One that that mirrors some of the city’s worst criminal atrocities.
In the process, he finds himself caught in quite the predicament himself.
Watch the first trailer below…
Mo’Nique has never been one to hold her tongue, even when the tide hasn’t been in her favor.
Recent years have seen her take aim at Oprah Winfrey and other media moguls, who she has accused of facilitating her blacklisting in Hollywood (after the ‘Precious’ promo fiasco).
And while her career seems to be slowly gaining traction again, Mo isn’t letting up in her public spar with Winfrey.
Moments ago, she went live with an open letter in which she slammed Oprah for making her life “harder,” as well as probed the differences in her approach to Harvey Weinstein and other controversial narratives.
Mo, in her own words, below…