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Oprah's an Oreo, Says Rapper

11/30/2006 10:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Oprah Winfrey has morphed into a middle-aged white woman, says 50 Cent, and "caters" to their needs more than she does her black sisters.

The loose-tongued rapper accuses Oprah of being an Oreo – black outside, white inside – in an interview in the January issue of Elle (via Page Six), saying that the Queen of All Media "started out with black women's views but has been catering to middle-aged white American women for so long that she's become one herself." Former drug dealer Fitty – along with Ice Cube and other rappers – has previously taken shots at O for not having rap artists as guests on her show. Oprah, for her part, has also criticized rappers for their "hateful" and degrading lyrics. And, just to add fuel to 50 Cent's fire, O just bought a new apartment on one of Chicago's most exclusive blocks.

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Suge Calls Snoop A Puking, Weepy Weenie Rat

Suge Knight, rap mogul and founder of Death Row Records, says that there's a reason why Snoop Dogg keeps avoiding jail time despite repeated arrests for drug and gun possession – he's a narc.

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Brother Harold, S.J.    


2893 days ago


Comparing Oprah to an oreo is too funny!!!! HA!!! I love it!!

2893 days ago

in the know    

Nicole had practically no career when she was made to Tom Cruise. When they split up, she became more successful than him an even won an oscar. He has been nominated but never won. Now Katie is forced to give up her acting and currently is staring in the role of a stepford wife

2893 days ago


That just shows you how stupid rappers are. Any time a black person makes it big and gets a long with white people the other racist blacks call them names and accuse them of being white. With people like 50 cent( which is all he is worth) out there Jesse Jackson & Al Sharpton will have a job for life. And then the idiots Suge and SNoop, please give me a break. This is what young blacks look up too? That is the problem. They are the kind that give blacks a bad reputation and dishonor their ancestors and Martin Luther Kings legacy. If you get a long with whites you are a sell out to the black people. You put kids on a playground and they get along fine no matter what the skin color, but you throw in some adults like these and that is where the problems begin.

2893 days ago


I agree with 50 cents and other reguarding Oprah the OREO being an black women when I watch her show sometimes I get disgusted with her topics an her character maybe thats' the reason I stopped watching right before she got rid of the weight. Oprah is defentily WHITE on the INSIDE!!! I guess she feels like I got 2 make my money an the whites is were it's @.

2893 days ago


I agree with 50 cents an others about Oprah the OREO she just look like she wants 2 say Gosh I wish I were white don't U 2 Gail

2893 days ago

Chris Jacobson    

"likely TOO busy to deal with it" should it read...


2893 days ago


Oprah is a wonderful role model for young African Americans. She is well spoken, intelligent, charming, altruistic and ambitious.
Those rappers are an evil influence and role model.

Having said that, I do think Ms Winfrey's actual skin color seems to have lightened through the years.

Black men are sooo threatened by strong black women. A rising tide lifts all ships.

2893 days ago


The operative word in "Fifty year old white woman" is Fifty.There are virtually no fifty year olds,black or white,interestesed in gangster rap! Why the hell should Oprah degrade herself and her audience by bringing people on her show that show no repect to women?

2893 days ago


Why in the world would 50 cent have such a negative opinion of Oprah. I can guarantee she has done more for people of all races, especially in Africa than he ever has or will.

2893 days ago

So who's the next rapper to get shot??

2893 days ago


If anyone should know an Oreo when they see one it would be 50 Cent. LOL That's like the kettle calling the pot black. Too funny.

2893 days ago


50 cent needs to shut up. So what if Oprah caters to middle aged white women? That's her perogative. And black women should be mad at his remark... he is basically implying that they can't relate to the same issues, as if they aren't on par. And who can blame Oprah for not wanting to glamorize rap? 99% or rap is just degrading music that puts blacks in a bad light. Oprah is a good role model for ALL women.

On a side note, if it wasn't for teenaged suburban white boys buying his CDs, he wouldn't be as rich and famous as he his.

2893 days ago


I love the hypocrisy. White people get beaten over the head daily with "be colorblind!", but black people hate it when other people of their race succeed because it makes that person less black. I don't like Oprah Winfrey but dammit the woman gave millions of dollars to African children. I'm sorry, how is that catering to white women? Condoleeza Rice and Colin Powell are highly educated but because they've worked for Republicans they are branded "less black" by members of their own race. This is why racism still exists on both sides. How can you get along with another race when they clearly show that they despise yours?

2893 days ago

Laurie R    

can someone please tell me why cameron diaz is in the top five of highly paid actresses???? seriously, who goes to see a movie of her's where she's not part of some ensemble cast??? i'm at a loss here.....she's rude to the press....wrestles w/paparazzi.....made JT into a sourpuss w/the press....yuck! maybe w/all that money she'll go disappear somewhere.

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