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Pandemic-era celebrities struggle to strike appropriate tone

May 02, 2020 - 4:43 PM

Whether messages of the rich and famous fascinate or leave a bad taste, that attention remains 'says more about our culture than these actual celebrities,' says professor Cheryl Thompson of Toronto's Ryerson University

PANDEMIC FAME. Gal Gadot and Ellen Degeneres are just some of the celebrities that have faced backlash for supposedly 'out of touch' posts in the coronavirus pandemic. Screenshots from Instagram.com/galgadot and Instagram.com/theellenshow

Prince Harry, Oprah to team up for mental health documentary series

Apr 10, 2019 - 9:55 PM

Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey are working on an 'enlightening, inclusive and honest' documentary series on mental health with Apple

5 golden moments at the Golden Globes

Jan 06, 2019 - 5:28 PM

The Golden Globes had its moments in the news through the past years

Actress and TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN

'A Wrinkle in Time' review: Never lacking in color

Mar 17, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Make no mistake, 'A Wrinkle in Time' is a feast for the eyes

Storm Reid is Meg Murry, Deric McCabe is Charles Wallace Murry and Reese Witherspoon is Mrs. Whatsit in Disney’s A WRINKLE IN TIME.

Fil-Am actor Deric McCabe shines in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Mar 14, 2018 - 11:54 AM

The 9-year-old star is described by director Ava DuVernay as 'a tremendous Filipino actor'

YOUNG STAR. The Fil-Am actor acts alongside Hollywood heavyweights in 'A Wrinkle in Time.' Screenshot from Instagram.com/dericmccabe

Oprah confirms no plans to run for U.S. president

Feb 16, 2018 - 11:09 AM

'I am actually humbled by the fact that people think that I could be a leader of the free world, but it's just not in my spirit,' says Oprah

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Oprah Winfrey arrives with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in the press room during The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Oprah for president? Speech sparks fevered speculation

Jan 09, 2018 - 10:16 AM

Hollywood, liberals and fans are abuzz with speculation that the TV talk show host and self-made tycoon is haboring White House ambitions

Satu warna, satu rasa di 'Golden Globe Awards 2018'

Jan 08, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Ketika para selebriti Hollywood bersatu, bersuara melawan diskriminasi, pelecehan seksual dan kekerasan di lingkungan pekerjaan mereka

WATCH: Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring speech at the Golden Globes 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:27 PM

'I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon,' she says

OPRAH WINFREY. The actress and TV talk show host poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. Photo by Frederic J. BROWN/ AFP

FULL LIST: Golden Globes 2018 winners

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:26 PM

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' wins Best Picture Drama, Best Supporting Actor for Sam Rockwell, and Best Actress for Frances McDormand

And the Golden Globes goes to... press freedom

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:20 PM

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces they are giving $1 million each to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the Committee to Protect Journalists

WATCH: Teaser for Disney's 'A Wrinkle In Time' released

Jul 16, 2017 - 2:55 AM

Oprah Reese Witherspoon Chris Pine and Mindy Kaling star in the film directed by Ava DuVernay

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Jake Zyrus on his journey as a transgender man

Jul 01, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Jake Zyrus formerly known as Charice opens up about choosing his name coming out and his experience as a transgender man in the Philippines Tune in

President Oprah? Winfrey doesn't rule out 2020 run

Mar 02, 2017 - 1:39 PM

The TV host reacts to the possibility of running for the highest position in US government

WATCH: Ellen DeGeneres' celebrity 'Magic Mike' parody

Sep 02, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Meet Magic Michelle Honeydew Peppermint and Linda Peterson

Screengrab from Instagram/EllenShow

Rebel Wilson on her comments about Kardashians, asks for 'smear campaign' to stop

Nov 12, 2015 - 3:57 PM

This after her previous comments that the Kardashians seem a bit superficial and their careers are not really based on talent

REBEL WILSON. The actress says that she's willing to debate with the Kardashians, following her comments on them on Kyle and Jackie O's radio show. In the photo, she is at the World Premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Pitch Perfect 2' at Nokia Theatre LA on May 2015. File photo by Nina Prommer

Why Philip Stein is an ‘affordable, luxury technology brand’

May 31, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Co founder and president Will Stein shares how the brand is growing its unique selling proposition continuous belief in the growing Philippine market and an upcoming ‘treat’ for Filipino customers

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Charice to Oprah on coming out: 'I was ready to lose my career'

Oct 20, 2014 - 12:37 PM

From dark times to great success to more challenges – Charice talks about how these experiences have made her stronger

Charice: 'My soul is male'

Oct 20, 2014 - 12:51 AM

The singer opens up about her sexuality and gender identity in her latest interview with Oprah Winfrey

How Charice and mom Raquel patched up their relationship

Sep 22, 2014 - 4:16 PM

Things are better now for the singer and her mom There s also an upcoming Charice Oprah interview to air in October

Lindsay Lohan on her miscarriage, sex list, and filming 'Lindsay'

Apr 22, 2014 - 4:33 PM

The former child star is still struggling with years of back to back scandals that are catching up to her now

LINDSAY LOHAN. Seen in this 2013 photo, Lindsay attends the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) New York Gala to kick off Fall 2013 Fashion Week in New York on 06 February 2013. Controvery has recently surrounded the young actress. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

SEE THE LOOKS: Critics' Choice red carpet 2014

Jan 17, 2014 - 12:45 PM

More low key than the Oscars the Critics Choice awards still gave us some very good looks

SEEING STARS. Photos by Christopher Polk and Ethan Miller/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

Obama awards Winfrey, Clinton top civilian honor

Nov 21, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Obama says Winfrey has built a massive following on the basis of her message you can

PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM. Oprah and other honorees represent 'what JFK understood to be the essence of the American spirit.' AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

'The Butler': Small-scale epic

Sep 12, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Film is a window to the mind of an observer survivor in US racial history

WINDOW TO THE MIND. Whitaker's 'Butler' beholds history. Photo from the film's Facebook

Obama tears up over 'Butler' film

Aug 28, 2013 - 8:55 PM

The epic film 50 plus years of civil rights history and a dozen US presidents

FOR CIVIL RIGHTS. 'With dignity and tenacity, they got up and worked every single day,' says Obama

#PugadBaboy: No-pork diet

Aug 24, 2013 - 5:00 AM

PDAF distribution suspension and the legislators

'The Butler' serves up US civil rights history

Aug 16, 2013 - 11:46 AM

Oprah Winfrey back in advocacy film also starring Forest Whitaker

BECAUSE IT HAPPENED. 'Why don't these stories get told more?' says Whitaker. Screen grab from the trailer

Oprah: No apologies needed

Aug 14, 2013 - 12:24 PM

Talk queen says luxury shop incident no indictment on Switzerland

PLAYING IT DOWN. 'I'm really sorry that it got blown up,' says Oprah

Racism greets Oprah in Swiss shop

Aug 10, 2013 - 10:58 AM

Talk Queen shops for a handbag gets segregation courtesy

IT STILL HAPPENS. Talk Queen with racism's great enemy, Nelson Mandela. Photo from her Facebook page

Charice plays lead in own life story

Aug 09, 2013 - 5:47 PM

Magpakailanman: The Charice Pempengco Story aims to present the real Charice says the singer

TV BIO. 'This is my journey,' says singer. Photo from the Charice Pempengco fans ^_^ (chasters) Facebook page

Obama to honor Clinton, Oprah with presidential medal

Aug 09, 2013 - 9:34 AM

US President Barack Obama will give a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey

Tina Turner weds longtime beau

Jul 19, 2013 - 10:12 PM

R B legend s 27 year old romance blossoms in marriage

LOVE'S GOT TO DO WITH IT. With Bach, a new life for the singer. Photo from the Tina Turner Blog Facebook page

Oprah is Forbes' top power celeb

Jun 27, 2013 - 4:52 PM

Talk Queen heads list of movers and shakers in entertainment

VISIBILITY. Winfrey scored well in press mentions and social networking

Charice: 'Love is good for my career'

Jun 07, 2013 - 2:58 PM

Charice Pempengco talks about her love career tattoos and Aiza Seguerra

FREEDOM. Charice Pempengco says she doesn't miss her long hair and that love can only be good for her career. Screen grab from YouTube (ANCalerts)

Thich Nhat Hanh: 'Peace is every breath'

May 15, 2013 - 11:32 AM

Our spiritual practice can be there at any moment as we cultivate the energy of mindfulness and concentration

PEACE IS EVERY BREATH. Thich Nhat Hanh's meditative calligraphy. Image courtesy of Rina Angela Corpus

Reading with Flips Flipping Pages

May 13, 2013 - 12:01 PM

While curling up with a book and a mug of tea is a wonderful solitary activity sometimes hearing what other people have to say about a book is a refreshing change

CO-MODS. Head moderator Honey de Peralta and co-moderators Florianne Jimenez and Carljoe Javier. All photos by Rhett de Jesus

Oprah Winfrey back in film with 'The Butler'

May 09, 2013 - 10:04 PM

Oprah Winfrey makes a film comeback in historical drama The Butler

BACK TO ACTING. Oprah stars in 'The Butler' alongside Forest Whitaker. Photo from the Oprah Winfrey Facebook page

Entertainment wRap: Daft Punk, Cannes, more

Apr 15, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Here is the Entertainment wRap for April 8 to 13

DAFT PUNK. After 8 years, Daft Punk launch their newest album in the small town of Wee Waa. Photo from the Daft Punk Facebook page

Oprah to speak at Harvard commencement

Mar 06, 2013 - 6:34 PM

Oprah Winfrey will deliver the Harvard graduation address joining the list of illustrious speakers of the past

THE OPRAH FACTOR. Oprah Winfrey will speak at the Afternoon Exercises of the Harvard Commencement on May 20. Photo from the Oprah Winfrey Facebook page

Life and Style wRap: Oprah and the new Kate Moss

Feb 23, 2013 - 5:20 PM

Oprah s fryer tweet postal service fashion and the British model cause such a buzz

THE NEXT KATE MOSS? Cara Delevingne smoulders with her gamine looks and enchants with her fun personality. Photo from Cara Delevingne Facebook page

Armstrong interview pulls 3.2 million in US: Oprah network

Jan 19, 2013 - 1:17 PM

It was the most watched show ever on the fledgling OWN network after Oprah s March 2012 conversation with the family of late singer Whitney Houston

This photo received on January 15, 2013, courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, shows Oprah Winfrey’s exclusive interview with Lance Armstrong. AFP/Harpo Studios/George Burns

Banned Armstrong says he wants to compete again

Jan 19, 2013 - 11:44 AM

Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong wants to compete again and doesn t believe he deserved the death penalty of a life ban

Cyclist Lance Armstrong talks to Oprah Winfrey. GEORGE BURNS / AFP

Lance Armstrong apologizes for doping

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:51 PM

Cyclist Lance Armstrong finally admits using performance enhancing drugs

DEEPLY FLAWED. Lance Armstrong, admits he used performance enhancing drugs and tells Oprah he has a deeply flawed character. AFP Photo.

Rappler Newscast | January 18, 2013

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:29 PM

A US Navy ship goes into battle mode when Tubbataha personnel approaches the stranded ship |The Department of Foreign Affairs evacuates 34 Filipinos from an Algerian gas field attacked by Islamist gunmen | Justice secretary De Lima is criticized for the re enactment of the Atimonan shooting

Armstrong admits career was 'one big lie'

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:16 PM

I made my decisions They re my mistake And I m sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say I m sorry for that I view this situation as one big lie that I repeated a lot of times he tells Oprah Winfrey

[LIVE BLOG] Lance Armstrong admits to doping on Oprah

Jan 18, 2013 - 8:29 AM

After years of denying accusations of doping cyclist Lance Armstrong finally admits to using performance enhancing drugs on Oprah s Next Chapter

Cyclist Lance Armstrong talks to Oprah Winfrey. GEORGE BURNS / AFP

Oprah banks on Armstrong to lift her network's profile

Jan 17, 2013 - 10:48 AM

Oprah Winfrey s exclusive interview with Lance Armstrong is a coup for the talk show diva as she strives to pull her upstart OWN network to the front of the crowded TV peloton

This photo received on January 15, 2013, courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, shows Oprah Winfrey’s exclusive interview with Lance Armstrong. AFP/Harpo Studios/George Burns

Armstrong confession not enough: anti-doping chief

Jan 16, 2013 - 9:32 AM

In the wake of Lance Armstrong admitting to doping in an Oprah Winfrey interview World Anti Doping Agency director general David Howman says hsis confession is not enough

CONFESSION. Lance Armstrong has admitted to talk show host Oprah Winfrey that he used performance-enhancing drugs. Photo by AFP.

Lance Armstrong admits doping: US media

Jan 15, 2013 - 9:45 AM

UPDATED Cyclist Lance Armstrong has admitted to talk show host Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs in a lengthy interview to be aired later this week

Lance Armstrong apologizes in person to Livestrong staff

Jan 15, 2013 - 9:03 AM

Fallen cycling hero Lance Armstrong personally apologized Monday January 14 to staff members of the Livestrong cancer charity ahead of his much anticipated interview with talk show diva Oprah Winfrey