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Oprah Winfrey doesn't cry on cue

Oprah Winfrey doesn't cry on cue

Nov 15 2013, 11:28am CST | by Bang Showbiz

Oprah Winfrey struggled to cry on cue for Steven Spielberg. The media mogul and talk show host says acting allows her to leave herself behind and take on a new role as a character, but she doesn't...

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Oprah Winfrey doesn't cry on cue

Nov 15 2013, 11:28am CST | by Bang Showbiz

Oprah Winfrey struggled to cry on cue for Steven Spielberg.

The media mogul and talk show host says acting allows her to leave herself behind and take on a new role as a character, but she doesn't always find it easy.

She told UK TV's 'Loose Women': "I think my greatest acting lesson was the time I couldn't cry ... Steven Spielberg asked me to cry and I couldn't cry.

"And my [co-star in 'The Colour Purple', Adolph Caesar] said, 'You have to learn to give yourself over to the character and let the character take control and if she wants to cry she will cry and if she doesn't want to cry then not even Steven Spielberg can make her."

Oprah told how the guidance from Adolph - who passed away in 1986 - made her learn to really embody the characters that she was portraying and helped her with her latest role as Gloria Gaines in 'The Butler'.

She added: "I learnt to give myself over to that space with Gloria."

The 59-year-old star gave up fronting 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' two years ago after 20 years, but insists despite what people say, she's not a control freak.

She explained: "I think people think that because I run my own show and have my own business and run a network, that I have the need to be in control. Well, I really don't. What I have the need for is to surround myself with people who know what they're doing and are willing to do it."

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Oct 28 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

Raven-Symone started being publicly awesome when she was just a very, very young child on "The Cosby Show," and she hasn't stopped since. She was especially awesome a few weeks ago when she discussed labels with Oprah Winfrey, and how she didn't agree with them. You remember:"I'm tired of being labeled. I'm an American. I'm not an African American; I'm an American. ... I mean, I don't know where my roots go to. I don ...
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Oct 12 2014 9:23pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Poor Thang: At The Tender Age Of 67 Vivica A. Fox Admits She Regrets Not Getting Knocked Up And Starting A Family!

Oct 10 2014 8:09am CDT | Source: Bossip.com

Vivica says she wished someone knocked the cobwebs off her womb! Now, at the age of 50, the Hollyweird actress is revealing she wished she took her personal life more seriously to Oprah. Vivica A. Fox Admits She Regrets Not Having Children Via S2S Magazine reports: If she has a biggest regret in life, Vivica A. Fox said it’s that she never had a child. “Of course, if that’s the biggest regret of my life that I have was that I didn’t have a child, but I’m a good godmoth ...
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VIDEO: Did Gayle King Say, “I’m Gay”?

Oct 8 2014 11:04am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(CBS) Gayle King blurted something that sounded like, “I’m gay!” on Wednesday’s “CBS This Morning.” The TV personality, who, like her best friend Oprah Winfrey, has long been the subject of sexuality speculation, was chatting with co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and Charlie Rose about relationships when she joked that she and Rose would make a good couple. King then laughed and declared, “I’m just kidding,” followed by what TMZ and other outlets claim is, “… I ...
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James Franco and Seth Rogen Bare All in the Woods + More of What You Missed on Instagram

Oct 6 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

View Photo Gallery James Franco is known for his interesting Instagram behavior. This weekend he shared a few shots of himself and his pal Seth Rogen gallivanting in the woods… completely naked. James captioned the photos with “Naked and Afraid,” which leads us to wonder if they’re taking a spin on the Discovery Channel reality series of the same name. After their “Bound2″ par ...
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Has Amber Rose Already Moved On From Wiz Khalifa?

Oct 6 2014 11:05am CDT | Source: Scandalist

Fans were shocked when Amber Rose filed for divorce from rapper Wiz Khalifa a few weeks ago. But is the buxom hip-hop beauty already sinking her teeth into a new man? The Gossip Table has the scoop! In other news, it seemed Oprah Winfrey cut ties with Lindsay Lohan after the starlet’s docu-series ended on OWN. However, the media maven was spotted by Lilo’s side and The Gossip Table has the details. Check out the v ...
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Did Raven-Symoné Cross the Line Into Race Shame? No, And This is Why

Oct 6 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

Raven-Symoné shouldn't have to conform to what others think of her sexuality or her personal identity -- so why should she face racist, classist backlash when she refuses to identify as "African-American"? During a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, Raven was asked about her love life, and whether or not she was gay. Raven claimed that she wasn't into being labeled, but confirmed that she was in a relationship with a woman. Raven continued her war on others' p ...
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Blake Lively Is Pregnant with First Child, Nick Hogan’s Naked Photos Get Hacked + More in Today’s First Dibs

Oct 6 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are expecting their first child, Nick Hogan becomes the celebrity phone hackers’ first male victim, and Lindsay Lohan wasn’t so bad in Speed the Plow. All that and more in First Dibs. Blake Lively is pregnant with her first child. She announced the news via her website, Preserve. This is the first child for both Blake and husband Ryan Reynolds. [US Weekly] Raven-Symone says she doesn’t “want to be labeled gay” w ...
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Mario Lopez: I Lost My Virginity at Age ...

Oct 6 2014 6:47am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

You don't need The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story to give you dirt on Mario Lopez, as he officially authorized the release of tons of it in his new memoir. Just Between Us contains plenty of eye-popping details, including the age at which the actor and Extra host lost his virginity. Spoiler alert: He wasn't old. “I started having sex so young. The day before my 13th birthday,” he reveals. “I know I made ...
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