The Butler

Where do we begin? After infamously parting ways with Jay Z in 2004, Dame Dash made it clear that he doesn’t feel entitled to “nothing [Jay Z’s] got.” Apparently, the same sentiment does not go out to Lee Daniels, as Dame is suing the famed director for $25 million of what he’s got. Whoa. TMZ reports […]

It’s Oscar season and aside from the horrible hosts (we’re rooting for you, Ellen!), the beautiful gowns and hopefully, Jared Leto and his bun, that means something else. The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards. And frankly, it’s the most important part of the night. But when noms were announced on Thursday morning, some of […]

This just in – the nominations for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced this morning in L.A., and a lot of our favorite actors and actresses have been recognized. As per their amazing performances in 12 Years a Slave and The Butler respectively, two black actors have been nominated for top awards: […]

We all watched (and nearly cried) as Forest Whitaker and Oprah told the story of Black people being oppressed, mistreated, enslaved, and unlawfully victimized in America – yes, The Butler was an amazingly heartbreaking tale. But tears didn’t only well up in our eyes, even President Obama has come clean about almost crying during the […]

A movie theater in Silver Spring, Maryland [Regal Cinemas Majestic Stadium, to be exact] had a seriously heightened security presence during the opening night of The Butler this weekend…as the majority of the audience was black. A woman named Tiffany Flowers live tweeted the entire ordeal, explaining that the theater checked customers’ tickets twice before being […]

Oprah Winfrey cut loose on “Watch What Happens: Live” with Andy Cohen. The veteran talk show host sipped on Cohen’s vodka tonic warning him that if she had more than a sip, she’d be messed up! The duo delved right in to one of the Bravo TV clubhouse’s favorite games: Plead the Fifth. Andy fired questions […]

Comedy, drama, action, romance – The Butler has it all! Director Lee Daniels takes viewers back to the 1960s, a racially turbulent time in America’s history.  The film follows Cecil Gaines, played by Forest Whitaker, as he serves as a butler to eight United States presidents. During his time as a butler in the White House […]

Oprah Winfrey may have decided to star as an alcoholic wife, but a murderer she is not and may never be! According to recent reports, Lee Daniels approached the multimillionaire about playing a serial killer in another movie before he offered her her current role as Gloria Gaines in the highly anticipated movie The Butler. In […]

The multi-talented Forest Whitaker took a few moments to sit down with GlobalGrind and discuss his new film Lee Daniel’s The Butler.  The highly anticipated movie chronicles the life of a black man and his family, who joins the White House staff as a butler. He witnesses and becomes involved in the political and social turmoil of […]

Another day, another movie premiere for Lee Daniels and The Butler movie cast! All month, co-stars Oprah and Forest Whitaker have been hitting the red carpet, gearing up for the movie’s nationwide release date on August 16. They were joined by a handful of celebrity friends, including Jane Fonda, Gladys Knight and Minka Kelly, just to name a few. While everyone looked fab at […]

Oprah twerking?! This we gotta see… In an interview with Blogxilla for GlobalGrind TV, Oprah spoke about the importance of her movie Lee Daniels’ The Butler – and what it was like livin’ the rapper lifestyle (sorta). Blogxilla asked: “You drank, you smoked, you twerked in this movie! How did that make you feel to play […]

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Mariah Carey, with her blinged-out cast, Nick Cannon, Terrence Howard, and Forest Whitaker were a few of the first to hit the red carpet for the New York premiere of Lee Daniels’ The Butler at the Ziegfeld Theater on Monday. Mariah stole the spotlight in a Tom Ford dress with Valentino shoes, and of course, […]