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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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46.

DonnaT    

#28 (Gina)---you are dumb as a box of rocks. Try comparing apples with apples. 50 can talk about Oprah like Rosie talks about gays and whites talk about other whites (duh?). People like you are always trying to justify the bad behavior of white people towards blacks.

As for 50 cents--2 quarters--50 pennies--1/2 dollar--whatever his damn name.

Oprah is not an oreo. She's RICH BITCH! She can do whatever her black behind pleases. 50 and the other rappers of the so-called hip-hop generation do nothing but exploit the pain and suffering of the hood. They don't give back to their communities--especially to Black youth who if it weren't for them--hip hop wouldn't have even gotten off the ground. Oprah on the other hand is building a school in Africa--what is 50's black ass doing. Todays rappers are nothing but a bunch of sellouts themselves. They're a bunch of materialistic, color-struck racist--and stupid with it.

Oprah and a whole lot of other black people are tired of rappers like 50 disrespecting the lives of black women and children. They don't value African-Ameircans and black lives period. They are fed up with their fixations with the violent acts and deeds of "dead dago gangsters" all the while showing disdain and direspect for Africa and African-American leaders such as Mandella, Dr. King, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King--and other black leaders who made it possible for them to be "free" to do what they do today. I don't understand what white suburban youth see in them except that their antics pander to the stereotypes whites have of them. Instead of running around calling Oprah an oreo, 50 and all those other so-called gangsta rappers need to stop and take a hard look at how they are influencing and fueling the violence among young black males. Even if Oprah was as orea (which she isn't)--she's not the real problem in the hood--they ARE!!!

I hope Oprah never has rappers on her show. They don't deserve to mingle with intellectuals--especially Black intellectuals. But if for some reason she ever does, she needs to cut them a "new butt whole." She needs to challenge their warped value system and let them know what it really means to be "Black." She more than any one knows the true meaning of Black Power. So--shut the hell up 50--listen up--ya Black ass might learn something.

2791 days ago
47.

Cindy    

Great question Gina, I would like to know the answer to that myself.

2791 days ago
48.

phoenix    

SUGE KNIGHT HAS ALOT OF NERVE, HE FORGETS THAT REPORTS CAME OUT ABOUT HIM BEING A RAT`A. HE IS JUST CRYING CAUSE NOBODY GAVE A SH*T ABOUT HIM WHEN HE WENT TO PRISON FOR 8 YEARS! HE TRIED TO WEEZLE HIS WAY OUT TOO, AND IT DIDNT WORK. THE HIP HOP WORLD SHOULD REMEMBER THAT SH*T. BESIDES SNOOP DOGG IS WAY MORE CULTURALLY FABULOUS THAN THAT FAT ASS WILL EVER BE, NOT TO MANY PEOPLE WILL BACK HIM UP OVER SNOOP!

2791 days ago
49.

Cindy    

I would love to see Oprah have 50 cent on her show. I would like to see her ask him questions about his songs and why rappers think it is ok to degrade women and to break the law. I can just imagine his lame ass answers (excuses).

2791 days ago
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Gail    

It just goes to show that 50 cent is a racist....just as much as Michael Richards is.

2791 days ago
51.

Manager    

I think 50 Cent should grab a dictioinary and look up the word PROGRESSION. O is a strong sister with a show that caters to the progression of all women. I've seen her show change the life's of women and actually give them drive to be whatever they desire. I'm a manager in the music industry and I ask on a daily that one of these over glamorized rappers give something that someone would want to sit down and take notice of.

As for Snoop being a snitch. I think anyone from the turf knows that, but I think by Suge saying something to provoke Snoop shows that he's only big in size and still small in mind. To try and rule out of fear has alway's been something done by the truly fearful. Wise up my man and be the man.

Don't be fooled people there are alot of Snitches in the rap business and the bigger the artist the bigger the snitch. Yea I can give names but won't.

2791 days ago
52.

acg    

It pisses me off to see black people insinuating that Oprah is an oreo just because she doesn't behave like an uneducated thug. Sorry, black rapper people, but everyone of any class, regardless of the color of their skin, thinks that rap is vulgar, violent and incites the wrong types of behavior. I, for one, think Oprah is a wonderful role model for young black kids. She's what happens when you get an education, work hard and act right. Maybe it's time we teach the black youth that they can do more with their lives than sling crack, dribble a ball or cut a rap album!! 50 cent, you, and your whole posse of thugs are a bunch of idiots. Pull up your pants, for Christ's sake!!

2791 days ago
53.

lulu    

50 is so lame......like he doesn't cater to middle America. Most of the people who have bought his albums are white teens......He seriously needs to get over himself. Just cause Oprah isn't ghetto doesn't make her not black. Just because she knows how to class up her money doesn't make her an oreo.

2791 days ago
54.

billyboyhere    

Another example of a gangsta wanting to "keeping it real" by bashing any black, especially a woman who did take the time to read, learn, educate herself, kiss some ass on the way up like most succesful people had to do, work hard, be creative and make something of herself....this whole "keeping it real" shtick of "not acting white" by being a bad ass, foul mouthed, non working, non parenting, getting high kind of lifestyle is getting to be an old shtick.

hey 50cent, it be harder to try to live the life of a gangsta than living a life of doing the right thing...aint gotta pack heat, aint gotta look around the corner for cops or other thugs who both are looking for you.

easy for you to throw stones, you got the dough my friend---your listeners dont cept for the suburban white boys who eventually tire of the sound and than get on with their lives, the right way....the way Oprah did too.

2791 days ago
55.

sharyn    

Now that Nicole has earned this "title" maybe she will spend more time with her KIDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2791 days ago
56.

Alix    

Suge is a f***ing bully. He still has to answer for some dead rappers. Both Snoop and Suge are too damn old to be going through these changes. Or perhaps they are going through "the change".

2791 days ago
57.

Es    

50 Cent. . . what a joke! Coming from a guy whose audience is probably mostly upperclass white teenagers. What a load!

What the F has he contributed to society other than a dumb song about it being your birthday, another dumb song about window shopping and yet another dumb song about his magic stick. MEANWHILE Oprah, rich as she may be, is helping the impoverished, enabling people who are suffering to change their lives, and making a big difference in many people's lives. So WHAT if she enjoys her wealth. . . I'm sure 50 Cent does too, except he probably wastes his money on jewelry, booze, and "hos" since that's what "caters" to black people, right? (being sarcastic) That guy needs to shut up before he loses what little fame he has left.

2791 days ago
58.

Whatever    

Oh 50 cent leave Oprah alone. She sh*ts bigger than you and all your tacky tattoos!

2791 days ago
59.

Me    

Now 50 Cent's gone and done it. Oprah's gonna be up all night, worryin', pacin' the floor, won't be able to sleep, he gone and done hurt her feelins. Hey, I live in Chicago. Maybe I can go over to her posh apartment and bring her some hot chocolate while it's snowing. I mean she's gonna be up all night an' all....

Memo to 50 Cent: I don't think she much cares about your thoughts. Nor has she. Nor will she ever. Get over your stupid rap self.

2791 days ago
60.

getrich83    

As SC/Hova/Jay Z would say "Show me what you got"

And O has alot- duh?

I like J's tip- let 's all just get on the WATER FOR LIFE bandwagon so we all can be OREOs.........and how! It's bull%$#@ when we get hung up on the wrong thang!

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