11 Updates
Oprah Winfrey paid for dad's divorce

Oprah Winfrey paid for dad's divorce

Nov 12 2012, 1:03am CST | by

Oprah Winfrey agreed to foot the bill when her father Vernon Winfrey filed for divorce from his spouse Barbara.

Oprah Winfrey paid for her father's divorce. Vernon Winfrey, 79, decided to break up with Barbara, his wife of 12 years, after becoming sick of her spendthrift ways, which he says almost cost him...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

2 years ago

Oprah Winfrey paid for dad's divorce

Nov 12 2012, 1:03am CST | by

Oprah Winfrey agreed to foot the bill when her father Vernon Winfrey filed for divorce from his spouse Barbara.

Oprah Winfrey paid for her father's divorce.
Vernon Winfrey, 79, decided to break up with Barbara, his wife of 12 years, after becoming sick of her spendthrift ways, which he says almost cost him his barbershop business, and after confiding his fears to his daughter's long-term partner Stedman Graham, Oprah stepped in to help.
Vernon said: ''One day when Stedman was in town for a speaking engagement, I told him over dinner what was going on and that I didn't know how I was going to handle it but I wanted out of my marriage.
''He asked if I needed help and I said 'Yes I believe so'. He immediately told Oprah and she told me to hire attorneys and she would take care of it.''
Vernon filed for divorce in June and claims his wife spent most of his money and is refusing to leave the $1.6 million Nashville home Oprah bought for him.
He told National Enquirer magazine: ''I've filed for divorce and moved out of the beautiful home Oprah bought me to live in but I don't own it.
''Barbara was spending money as if I were Oprah.''

 
Update
11

2 weeks ago

Revenge Season 4 Episode 6 Recap: The Perils of Live TV

Nov 3 2014 6:35am CST | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Remember when Oprah Winfrey tore James Frey to shreds in a televised sit-down? The interview with David Clarke on Revenge Season 4 Episode 6 made it appear as if Oprah went easy on the Million Little Pieces author. Snarked Nolan to Victoria prior to the event: “I just love live TV. You never know what’s going to happen.” Watch Revenge Season 4 Episode 6 Online Then again, Nolan never would have predicted that David would pull ...
Source: The Hollywood Gossip   Full article at: The Hollywood Gossip
 

 
Update
10

3 weeks ago

Raven-Symone Continues to Be Awesome

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 whe ...
Source: Fish Wrapper   Full article at: Fish Wrapper
 

 
Update
9

4 weeks ago

Charice Tells Oprah That She Thought About Killing Herself

Oct 20 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: X17 Online

All has not been well for Charice, the Filipina singer plucked out of YouTube obscurity by Oprah in 2008. Six years later, the 22-year-old is dealing with the aftermat ...
Source: X17 Online   Full article at: X17 Online
 

 
Update
8

5 weeks ago

Clive Davis on new Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston releases

Oct 12 2014 9:23pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Music mogul Clive Davis has a 1-2 punch of year-end releases up his sleeve. Oct. 21 brings a new studio album “Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,” followed Nov. 10 with “Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances” on CD and DVD.Davis will preview both projects in a question-answer session on Sunday afternoon at — where else? — the Clive Davis Theatre at the Grammy Museum.Davis gave Pop & Hiss an early listen ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
Update
7

6 weeks ago

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 ...
Source: Bossip.com   Full article at: Bossip.com
 

 
Update
5

6 weeks ago

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’m gay.” Of course, this is not quite ...
Source: Gossip Cop  Full article at: Gossip Cop
 

 
Update
4

6 weeks ago

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″ parody last year, we’ll definitel ...
Source: Scandalist   Full article at: Scandalist
 

 
Update
3

6 weeks ago

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 ...
Source: Scandalist   Full article at: Scandalist
 

 
Update
2

6 weeks ago

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 ...
Source: Fish Wrapper   Full article at: Fish Wrapper
 

 
Update
1

6 weeks ago

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 ga ...
Source: Scandalist   Full article at: Scandalist
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Kendall Jenner feels she is like Hannah Montana
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Model Kendall Jenner, who is seen in a reality TV show "Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons", says she feels "like Hannah Montana" while juggling between fashion and TV.
 
 
Professor Green not ready for kids
Professor Green not ready for kids
Professor Green has said he and his wife Millie Mackintosh are not ready to have children yet because their two pet dogs take up so much of their time.
 
 
Taylor Swift's midriff mystery
Taylor Swift's midriff mystery
Taylor Swift has revealed she hides her abdomen because she doesn't want people to know whether she has a belly button or not. The star also joked about having a tattoo on her tummy, because no one would know it was there.
 
 
Wilko Johnson: 'I shouldn't be here'
Wilko Johnson: 'I shouldn't be here'
Wilko Johnson believes that he shouldn't be alive after escaping pancreatic cancer. The star said he is on the mend following surgery to remove a tumour in May and praised doctors at the hospital where he was treated.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Harry Styles: 'I am a mermaid'
Harry Styles claims he is a mermaid. The One Direction hunk recently got a tattoo of the mythical creature on his forearm and explained he had the image emblazoned on his skin because he is himself, a mermaid. Revealing...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Russell Crowe misses his sons
Russell Crowe says the hardest part about being an actor is not being around his sons. The 'Noah' star finds himself away from home for much of the year due to his busy acting schedule, and admitted he is finding it ''...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
28 killed in Kenya attack
Nairobi, Nov 22 (IANS) At least 28 people were killed Saturday in an attack on a bus in Kenya's Mandera county, authorities said. A group of over 100 armed men stopped the Nairobi-bound bus and ordered everyone out at...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
ISL: FC Goa beat FC Pune City to jump to fourth spot
Margao, Nov 22 (IANS) FC Goa beat FC Pune City 2-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Saturday to storm into the top half of the table - into the fourth spot. Winger Romeo...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Over 900 killed by US-led strikes in Syria
Damascus, Nov 22 (IANS) The US-led anti-terror coalition has killed more than 900 people in its strikes inside Syria during the past 60 days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday. The casualties...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Shuttlers Pawar, Saili lose in Scottish Open semis
Glasgow, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian campaign at the $50,000 Scottish Open Grand Prix came an end as Anand Pawar and Saili Rane lost their respective semi-final matches at the Emirates Arena here Saturday. Spanish second...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Former Portuguese PM Jose Socrates arrested
Lisbon, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) Former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates has been arrested as part of investigation into the alleged tax fraud, money laundering and corruption. The former Socialist premier was...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Katy Perry slams Australian 'stalkers'
Katy Perry has slammed the Australian press saying they have ''NO HUMANITY''. The 'This Is How We Do' singer is currently travelling around the country with her 'Prismatic' world tour, and criticised paparazzi in Sydney...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kendall Jenner feels like Hannah Montana
Kendall Jenner feels like Hannah Montana. The 19-year-old star has forged a career as a fashion model after gaining prominence on hit reality show 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', and now feels like the Disney Channel...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Philippines renews commitment to resolve Maguindanao massacre
Manila, Nov 22 (IANS) On the fifth anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre Sunday, the Philippine government renewed Saturday its commitment to serve justice to the victims of the worst election-related violence in the...
Read more on Politics Balla