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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg (pronounced /ˈhwʊpi/; born Caryn Elaine Johnson; November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, and talk show host. Goldberg made her film debut in The Color Purple (1985) playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award for her role in the film. In 1990, she starred as Oda Mae Brown, a psychic helping a slain man (Patrick Swayze) find his killer in the blockbuster film Ghost. This performance won her a second Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Notable later films include Sister Act and Sister Act 2, The Lion King, Made in America, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Girl, Interrupted and Rat Race. She is also acclaimed for her roles as the bartender Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation and as Terry Dolittle in Jumpin' Jack Flash. Her latest role is the voice of "Stretch" in Toy Story 3. Goldberg has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television. She was co-producer of the popular game show Hollywood Squares from 1998-2004. She has been the moderator of the daytime talk show The View since 2007. Goldberg has a Grammy, two Emmys, two Golden Globes, a Tony, and an Oscar.

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Whoopi Goldberg to Sharon Osbourne -- Your Insults Don't Bother Me!!

Whoopi Goldberg
to Sharon Osbourne: Your Insults Don't Bother Me!!

Whoopi Goldberg says she doesn't give a DAMN if Sharon Osbourne was talking smack about her show ... telling TMZ Osbourne isn't the first hater ... and she probably won't be the last. Osbourne… READ MORE >

Sharon Osbourne -- I'm Sorry I RIPPED 'The View' ... 'I'm Not Well'

Sharon Osbourne
I'm Sorry I RIPPED 'The View' ... 'I'm Not Well'

Sharon Osbourne says she feels TERRIBLE for telling the women of "The View" to go F-themselves ... and today she begged and pleaded for their forgiveness. TMZ broke the story ... Sharon blasted… READ MORE >

- 163 days ago
Whoopi Goldberg on Hurricane Sandy -- 'I'm Just Trying to Get My S**t Rebuilt'

Whoopi on Hurricane
'I'm Just Trying to Get My S**t Rebuilt'

Like most east-coasters, Whoopi Goldberg is trying to rebuild her life after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy ... but yesterday ... she was more concerned about the well-being of OUR CAMERA… READ MORE >

- 522 days ago
Whoopi Goldberg Rips LOUD Fart on 'The View'

Whoopi Goldberg
Rips LOUD Fart on 'The View'

Whoopi "Cushion" Goldberg strikes again -- tearing ass this morning on "The View" so loudly ... she nearly put a hole in her seat.Whoop doesn't even attempt to hide it either, claiming, "Excuse… READ MORE >

- 855 days ago
Whoopi Goldberg -- I Farted On 'The View'

Whoopi Goldberg -- I Farted On 'The View'

Something stinks on "The View" ... and it's Whoopi "Cushion" Goldberg. The ladies were hanging with Dr. Oz yesterday ... when he asked if any of the women had tore some ass during the segment.… READ MORE >

- 1058 days ago
Whoopi's Wondrous Toilet -- The Sing-a-Long

Whoopi's Wondrous Toilet -- The Sing-a-Long

Whoopi Goldberg's high-class kamode is so mind-blowingly amazing -- it's literally something to sing about ... and here's the proof! Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see your local listings! READ MORE >

- 1101 days ago
Whoopi: I Smoked WEED Before My Oscar Speech!

Whoopi:
I Smoked WEED Before My Oscar Speech!

Whoopi Goldberg smoked a BIG, FAT JOINT before she won her Oscar in 1991 -- and was stoned off her ass during the victory speech ... so said the actress herself in never-before-seen footage… READ MORE >

- 1122 days ago
Long Lost Whoopi Letter: Dear Charlie, Quit the Coke

Long Lost Whoopi Letter:
Dear Charlie, Quit the Coke

Months after Charlie Sheen OD'd on coke back in 1998, Whoopi Goldberg sent him a note  containing heartfelt words of support ... and a REALLY bad joke -- and TMZ has obtained the original… READ MORE >

- 1127 days ago
Whoopi Goldberg -- Sorry, New York Times

Whoopi Goldberg -- Sorry, New York Times

Whoopi Goldberg made an odd apology -- on The View -- for putting the New York Times on blast for omitting her from an story about African-American Oscar winners ... but she also took time to… READ MORE >

- 1158 days ago
Whoopi Goldberg PISSED Over NY Times Oscar Snub

Whoopi Goldberg PISSED Over NY Times Oscar Snub

The New York Times did a piece on African-American Oscar winners this weekend ... and left Whoopi Goldberg out -- which did NOT sit well with the "View" host.  READ MORE >

- 1160 days ago

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