Actress Rae Dawn Chong is going hard after Oprah Winfrey personally. Their characters famously fought in “The Color Purple,” with Squeak saying to Miss Sofia, “You just a big ol’ heifer!” before the latter knocked her under the juke joint.
Chong claims she’s a self-centered fat “biotch” who would have been a “house n**ger” during slavery — all in a backhanded attempt to praise her as someone who has come so far in life.
Rae Dawn, who’s part black, appeared on “Matty P’s Radio Happy Hour” and talked about how her personal relationship with Oprah went from good to really bad back in the 1980s.
Chong says Oprah was “lovely” to her during filming of “The Color Purple” in 1985, but when she moved on to her next movie, “Commando” with Arnold Schwarzenegger – who was married to Winfrey’s friend Maria Shriver – Winfrey became “a total biotch,” she said.
“She invited me to come do her show when I starred in ‘Commando’ and she just wasn’t having me. She’s competitive, she didn’t like me. She just wasn’t having me,” Chong said, before going on to bash Oprah like nobody’s business.
Here are some excerpts:
– “If you look at the way [Oprah] looks, she looks like 60 years ago she would have been a housekeeper luckily. She would have not been a house n**ger, she would have been a field n**ger.”
– “She’s so enormously insecure. If you wanna distill Oprah Winfrey down to like her most basic components. She wants to be beautiful.”
– “Imagine being [Oprah]. She has all of the world. All the power in the world … and she only wants something that is only chemical, purely impossible.”
– “The thing that’s really great about Oprah that you can’t take away from her is that she’s a great brown-noser.”
Rae concluded the interview with a compliment wrapped in yet another attack — “No matter how vile she is…you kinda gotta go, ‘hello hats off’ like, you’ve done an amazing thing you have actually shifted the DNA of the universe…”
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