TV maven Shonda Rhimes has achieved unprecedented success in Hollywood in the typically male realms of TV show creation. Rhimes began her career as a writer, slowly evolving in Hollywood until  her breakout success as the showrunner and creator of the hit TV show “Grey’s Anatomy.” SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  Along with her achievement […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey stands to see the value of her investment in Weight Watchers shrink after the company said it hasn’t signed up as many subscribers as it hoped this winter and expects its profits to suffer. Weight Watchers International’s stock tumbled more than 30 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday. If that […]

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Oprah Winfrey has achieved success far beyond her earlier circumstances, and continues to be a living inspiration to all. We take a look back at the life of the influential media pioneer, businesswoman, author, and public figure on her birthday. Born Orpah Winfrey in Kosciusko, Mississippi, the name morphed to “Oprah” due to people saying […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — As Oprah Winfrey reflected Thursday on this week’s election, she said she was initially in disbelief after learned Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. But the media mogul, who was vocal in her support for Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton, found some comfort in watching President Barack Obama and president-elect […]

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Weight Watchers stocks have skyrocketed yet again because of Oprah Winfrey. The weight loss company’s shares soared on Wednesday (from $3.68 to $23.05) thanks to her new TV commercial, which had an emotional impact on viewers. In the spot, past footage of Winfrey working out is shown as the TV icon talks candidly about her struggle with weight. […]