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  1. Oprah Winfrey on Closing Harpo Studios, OWN Expansion, Broadway Plans (Exclusive)

    8:15 am 3/3/2015

    The mogul also reveals plans for international speaking engagements (though no 'Life You Want' tour follow-up), more scripted shows and why she's passing on Broadway production ' 'night, Mother': “I just didn’t want to be in the space of suicide every night for six months.” Read more

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  2. Giuliana Rancic Makes Somber On-Air Apology to Zendaya Coleman For Dreadlocks Comment (Video)

    4:51 pm 2/24/2015

    The 'E! News' host made a televised apology for comments she made about the Disney star's hair on Monday's 'Fashion Police.'Read more

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  3. Kelly Osbourne "Questioning Staying" on 'Fashion Police' Amid Zendaya-Giuliana Rancic Dispute

    3:14 pm 2/24/2015

    The violet-haired 'Fashion Police' host is at odds with Rancic over her comments about the dreadlocked Disney star.Read more

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  4. Zendaya-Giuliana Rancic Dreadlocks Dispute: Ava DuVernay, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg Back Disney Star

    10:51 am 2/24/2015

    Meanwhile, Rosie Perez doesn't think Rancic's apology served its purpose, saying her comment amounts to "doubling down on an insult."Read more

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  5. John Legend Accepts 'Selma' Oscar: "More Black Men Under Correctional Control Today Than Were Under Slavery"

    8:22 pm 2/22/2015

    'Selma' took home its first Oscar on Sunday night following an emotional live performance of the winning song "Glory." Read more

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  6. 'Selma' and the Sex Tape Controversy: MLK Historian Assesses Film's Accuracy

    8:30 am 2/20/2015

    Historical veracity was a hot-button issue for Ava DuVernay's best picture-nominated biopic on Martin Luther King Jr. Sometimes, however, the truth is unknowable, as a top academic appraises two versions of the movie's script centered on scandal.Read more

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  7. This Is What Zoe Saldana Taught Us at Alfre Woodard's Pre-Oscars Dinner

    12:01 pm 2/19/2015

    Kerry Washington, Rosario Dawson, Viola Davis and Angela Bassett, among others, also offered words of wisdom during the intimate gathering. Sisterhood doesn't get any better than this.Read more

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  8. Kerry Washington Reveals Her Best Oscars Accessory Ever

    8:55 am 2/19/2015

    Hint: It involved the 'Scandal' star's special plus one at last year's Oscars.Read more

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  9. Spirit Awards 2015: Richard Linklater Wins Best Director

    9:55 am 2/18/2015

    The filmmaker was absent, so Ethan Hawke accepted the honor on his behalf.Read more

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  10. 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay on "Awkward and Weird" First Meeting With Oprah Winfrey

    9:00 am 2/18/2015

    With a nominated best picture, the helmer poses for THR's Oscars Issue with her producer-mentor, who says their relationship recalls her own with the late Maya Angelou: "If only Maya were here to see her."Read more

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