Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg



Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955),[3] known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (/ˈhwʊpi/), is an American actress, comedian, author, and television host. She has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television and is one of the few entertainers to have won an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. She was the second black woman in the history of the Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar.

In the period drama film The Color Purple (1985), her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe. In the romantic fantasy film Ghost (1990), Johnson played Oda Mae Brown, an eccentric psychic who helped a slain man (Patrick Swayze) save his lover (Demi Moore), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and a second Golden Globe, her first for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1992, she starred as a pretend nun in the comedy Sister Act, earning a third Golden Globe nomination, her first for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical and reprised the role in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993).[4] Her other film roles include Made in America (1993), The Lion King (1994), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Girl, Interrupted (1999), For Colored Girls (2010) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014). In television, Johnson is known for her role as Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and since 2007, she has been the moderator of the daytime television talk show The View.



Toy Story 3
Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 2014 American action adventure film based on the Mirage Studios characters of the same name.
Sister Act
Sister Act is a 1992 American musical comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Joseph Howard.
Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, and Rick Aviles.

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LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE Returns to Gotham Comedy Club
  –  January 25, 2018
She also appeared along side Whoopi Goldberg on television show MAD TV. Tammi credits also include appearances on TV shows like Judging Amy, That's Life, The Division and HBO's Entourage. Cubilette is also the co-creator and stars on the web-series GET SOME!
What’s the Best White Button-down for Men?
  –  January 25, 2018
Jacob Gallagher, men’s fashion editor, The Wall Street Journal Ascot Chang for the Armoury Pinpoint Spread Collar Shirt “Like noted EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg, I wear a lot of white shirts. Probably my favorite one is the royal oxford-cloth button ...
The View Hosts Had Thoughts About Brandi Glanville's Beef with Gerard Butler
  –  January 25, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg affected a vocal fry to imitate Brandi as she led a discussion about whether it was appropriate to bring up those movements in the blog post. Goldberg found it believable that Butler wouldn't have any clue about Brandi having been on the ...
And now, for the worst thing you'll see all week
  –  January 24, 2018
But there's more: MSNBC obliged the morning host's ego Monday by producing a “Stand” music video featuring footage of Handmaid’s Tale enthusiasts, Whoopi Goldberg (?), a close-up shot of White House senior adviser Stephen Miller (??) and a close-up ...
Does Megyn Kelly really deserve this vitriol?
  –  January 24, 2018
Cohost Whoopi Goldberg ended by comparing Fonda’s antiwar activities to a controversial segment from Kelly’s time at Fox News: “You know, Megyn, if I can forgive you for telling all my friends’ black children that Santa is only white, you can step ...
Broadway star comes home for Dallas run of The Color Purple
  –  January 24, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg earned her first Oscar nomination in the Steven Spielberg-directed film adaptation. The story was then turned into a musical, a Broadway hit back in 2005, but the 2015 John Doyle-directed revival quickly became a critical darling ...
'The View' Mocks Brandi Glanville for Bringing #TimesUp and #MeToo Into Gerard Butler Battle
  –  January 24, 2018
"I think she wanted some attention and he wouldn't give it to her," says Whoopi Goldberg. After feeling slighted by Butler cringing at her name and claiming he had "no idea" who she was on "Watch What Happens Live" this week, Glanville unloaded on him with ...
‘The View’ Hosts Side With Jane Fonda Amid Megyn Kelly Feud
  –  January 24, 2018
“The View” hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Meghan McCain and Sunny Hostin recently weighed in on Jane Fonda and Megyn Kelly’s feud. Goldberg appeared to side with Fonda and said that if the 80-year-old actress does not have the right to lecture ...
Ana Navarro & Meghan McCain’s Battle On ‘The View’ Continued Backstage, Claims Report
  –  January 24, 2018
Their differences of opinion about the government shutdown was nothing short of serious to both women as they tried to get their points across and it got so heated that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to interrupt it to calm them down. After Ana and Meghan did ...
“The View” goes in on Megyn Kelly for petty rant against Jane Fonda
  –  January 24, 2018
Thursday on "The View," co-host Whoopi Goldberg began by catching up audience members on the conflict, which began when Kelly asked Fonda in September about her plastic surgery. Fonda seemed uncomfortable at the time, wanting less to discuss her ...
Jordan Peele says he ugly-cried over Oscar noms: 'Get Out' is a piece of entertainment, but it's also a cry for justice'
  –  January 24, 2018
His voice caught. "I'm getting emotional now. I was inspired by Whoopi Goldberg winning her Oscar. And sort of paying it forward to the next generation, the idea that people could be inspired, is crazy." Right now I’m just thinking about everyone who ...
Is Whoopi Goldberg Tired of L.A. Views? She's Selling $8.8M Palisades Estate
  –  January 23, 2018
It looks like Whoopi Goldberg has tired of “the view” in Los Angeles, where she has placed her home on the market for $8.8 million, according to Variety. The outspoken co-host of “The View,” whose given name is Caryn Elaine Johnson, purchased the ...
Ann Curry says 'meanness' at 'Today' show should not be tolerated
  –  January 23, 2018
But before Curry could respond, co-host Whoopi Goldberg cut to a break. "The View" co-hosts wasted no time jumping right back into Curry's time at NBC when the morning show returned. "During the break, we were talking about the sexual allegations against ...
Meghan McCain Ripped Ana Navarro Backstage After On Air Fight: ‘Get Away From Me!’
  –  January 23, 2018
Navarro replied: “Because I’m a Hispanic, immigrant Latina.” PHOTOS: Boos, Feuding & More: 10 Shocking Moments From The Republican Convention Day 3 While Whoopi Goldberg tried to diffuse the conversation, Navarro blamed the Republican Senate Majority ...
Whoopi Goldberg seeks a buyer for David Niven's old place in Pacific Palisades
  –  January 22, 2018
Comedian-actor-talk show host Whoopi Goldberg has listed a house with a Hollywood history for sale in Pacific Palisades at $8.795 million. The residence was also once the home of actor David Niven. Designed for grand-scale entertaining, the 1933 house ...
Whoopi Goldberg goes all in at the 2018 Women's March
  –  January 22, 2018
On Monday’s episode of The View, Whoopi Goldberg reflected on Saturday’s Women’s March, where she not only stood up and spoke among thousands of fellow protesters in NYC, but she also went into the crowd and interviewed some amazingly brave woman.
Whoopi Goldberg Lists Pacific Palisades Home for $8.8 Million After Purchasing It for $2.5 Million
  –  January 22, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg is looking to turn a truly impressive profit. The View host recently listed her Pacific Palisades home for a whopping $8.8 million, over $6 million more than the $2.5 million she bought the property for in 1993. According to Trulia ...
Whoopi Goldberg Says Women Are Part Of The Resistance "Whether You Like It Or Not"
  –  January 22, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg, speaking to BuzzFeed News at Saturday's Women's March in New York City, said women everywhere are part of the so-called anti-Trump resistance "whether you like it or not," and those who can't join the nationwide demonstrations still have ...
Whoopi's whopping profit: Goldberg puts her $8.8million pink Pacific Palisades mansion on the market after buying it for just $2.6million (and yes it's got a nice View)
  –  January 21, 2018
She is said to boast a net-worth of a staggering $45million. And Whoopi Goldberg has reportedly put her $8.8million pink mansion in Los Angeles on the market, after 25 years as the owner. The 62-year-old View host snapped up the luxurious property in ...
Whoopi Goldberg at the Women’s March: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Spoken to Like You Own Me'
  –  January 21, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg made a surprise speech at Saturday's Women's March. She joined a sea of speakers at a pre-rally march in Columbus Circle, including the singer Halsey, actress and activist Rosie Perez, actress Veronica Dunne, and activist Nadina LaSpina.
Whoopi Goldberg Makes Surprise Speech at New York Women’s March
  –  January 21, 2018
"The only way we're going to make a change is if we commit to change," said Goldberg on Saturday. Today thousands of men and women in New York City participated in the second annual Women's March. It didn't take long for the entire Upper West Side to turn ...
Whoopi Goldberg
  –  January 20, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from ...
Whoopi Goldberg Cries On “The View” Interviewing Deported Jorge Garcia And His Family (VIDEO)
  –  January 19, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg cried on “The View” on Thursday after interviewing Jorge Garcia and his family. The married father of two appeared via satellite after recently being deported to Mexico, while his wife and children were in the talk show’s New York ...
Whoopi Goldberg Lists Longtime Los Angeles Estate
  –  January 18, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg is cutting her West Coast real estate ties, listing her longtime residence in the posh, sea breeze-licked Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles with an asking price of $8.795 million. The acclaimed actress, comedian, children’s book ...
Whoopi Goldberg criticises Aziz Ansari accuser: 'Whatever happened to ‘Stop or I’m going to knock you in your nuts?’'
  –  January 17, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg has criticised the woman who accused Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct. The actor was discussing the babe interview in which a Brooklyn photographer recounted her experience of a recent date with Ansari which, she alleges, almost became ...
Whoopi Goldberg defends Aziz Ansari, says ‘non-verbal cues’ are not enough
  –  January 16, 2018
A 23-year-old Brooklyn photographer’s account of a night with comedian Aziz Ansari has provoked both ire and solidarity across the internet. Whoopi Goldberg and her co-hosts on The View are the latest media celebrities to add their two cents ...
Whoopi Goldberg Lists L.A. Home for $8.795 Million
  –  January 16, 2018
Whoopi Goldberg is putting her pink Pacific Palisades home on the market for $8.795 million. According to property records, the actress paid $2.55 million in 1993 for the California home using her real name, Caryn Johnson. With a pink exterior, the house ...
Whoopi Goldberg Delivers Shocking Suggestion to Avoid Date Rape — And Then All Hell Breaks Loose
  –  January 16, 2018
In the aftermath of accusations against actor Aziz Ansari — in which a date said the actor had misread her “nonverbal cues” — the #MeToo movement was complicated with the added discussion of verbal and nonverbal consent. That discussion made its ...
Whoopi Goldberg Doesn’t Buy Aziz Ansari’s Accuser’s ‘Non-Verbal Cues’ Defense
  –  January 16, 2018
In the aftermath of Aziz Ansari being accused of sexual misconduct by a Brooklyn-based photographer, a heated debate has broken out on whether or not it was indeed assault or simply a “bad date” — as the incident seems to reside in a murky area no ...
Whoopi Goldberg Complains President Trump is “Actively Trying to Kill The Press Off!”
  –  January 13, 2018
Thursday on ABC’s The View, co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Joy Behar sparred with co-host Meghan McCain and guest host, actress and singer Keke Palmer, over the trustworthiness of the media. Behar and Hostin complained that no one trusted the media anymore ...


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