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Oprah and Stedman's visit to the Serengeti continues: She posted two videos of a breathtaking sunrise hot-air balloon ride this morning.
You can check out the videos on her Facebook page and click over to see a few more photos of her trip—of Mount Kilimanjaro in the clouds, zebras, and an ostrich and an elephant.
Oprah is posting more from her trip to the Serengeti, including close-ups with elephants and one brief glimpse of an ostrich.
Oprah also had a very intimate encounter with an African elephant. Check out the video on her Facebook page.
See more photos of her trip on our previous post.
"Great shot at the watering hole. Picture taken by Alf my safari guide armed with shotgun and Canon."
"Ready for my closeup. I love this one. Another shot by Alf I need his camera. #SerengetiSafari"
"My first time seeing a real ostrich.#SerengetiSafari"
Oprah and Stedman are taking a few days to visit the Serengeti, and Oprah is already sharing photos of the trip.
She posted this breathtaking photo to Instagram with the message, "Hello Kilimanjaro ! On our way to Serengeti Safari."
And this photo with Stedman—and some very curious zebras.
"Hello African Plains .. #zebrawelcome"
OWN has a new Primetime Emmy nomination under its belt. Oprah's Master Class has been nominated for Outstanding Informational Series or Special.
Tune into see if we take home an Emmy!
Have you missed any lessons from the masters? Gain wisdom from their experiences—visit the Oprah's Master Class website to hear their stories.
Statement from OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network:
OWN will air an exclusive interview with Oprah and Lindsay Lohan that will tape and air in August and an eight-part documentary series with Lindsay for 2014.
— OWN spokesperson
Cheryl Strayed and her family stopped by for a visit with Oprah in Maui!
Oprah posted a photo of her guests on Instagram along with the comment, "Guess who came to visit? @CherylStrayed and her fam. #WILD http://instagram.com/p/bmUO7OSS46/."
Oprah and Iyanla are prepping for tonight's tapings of all-new "Fatherless Sons" and "Daddyless Daughters" episodes of Oprah's Lifeclass. But, first they have to warm up!
"Warming up for #LifeClass w iyanlavanzant. ( freezing cold in studio) upload your pics #LifeClassStudents http://instagram.com/p/aq5eS-yS9I/ "
A special message from Oprah:
At Essence magazine's sixth annual Black Women in Hollywood pre-Oscars® luncheon, Gabrielle Union received the Fierce and Fearless Award. She started her acceptance speech: "We live in a town that rewards pretending" and had our rapt attention. A minute later my jaw literally dropped (I was sitting next to Iyanla who turned to me and whispered, "Close your mouth") when she said “I used to revel in gossip and rumors. I lived for the negativity inflicted upon my sister actresses or anyone who I felt, whose shine diminished my own. I took joy in people's pain and I tap danced on their misery.
I had never heard anyone be that honest in public or private about the competition and fierce drive to be seen and succeed in Hollywood.
That competition is even more charged for women of color because of the dearth of roles.
So I was inspired by Gabrielle's speech to break open the truth and have a real conversation.
This Sunday on Oprah's Next Chapter four of the world’s most accomplished actresses: Viola Davis, Alfre Woodard , Phylicia Rashad and Gabrielle Union join me to talk about their work. Getting roles; how the world sees them and they see themselves.
After Next Chapter we’re going even deeper airing Dark Girls—a phenomenal documentary from Bill Duke that opens the door on the light skinned/dark skinned issue around the world.
Watch Gabrielle’s poignant and powerfully self-reflective speech below. Tweet me your thoughts and join me this Sunday at 9/8c for a special night on OWN.
Get more details on the event by visiting the Black Women in Hollywood page.
I happen to love Charlotte Olympia accessories—the London-based designer’s creations are always witty, feminine and sexy. And her latest capsule collections don’t disappoint: Birthday Shoes features supersoft suede flats embellished with an enamel zodiac symbol and Swarovski crystals, a different design and color scheme for each of the 12 star signs. (Zodiac Pandora is a line of Perspex clutches that match each shoe.) I think they’re so fabulous; in fact, I’m getting a pair of the light gray Aquarius shoes for Oprah. Shoes, $695, bags $995; Charlotteolympia.com
Anyone who knows me knows I love animals, especially dogs. (Don’t believe me? Look at the cuties I cast in a skirt story last October). That's why I’m crazy about the new, expanded Our Cause for Paws collection from London Jewelers. With items like turquoise and yellow gold charm bracelets and sterling silver mini-paw earrings, each piece is not only beautiful—a portion of each sale benefits the Rescue Paw Foundation, a New York-based charity that funds no-kill animal shelters throughout the country. The most woof-worthy part? More than 3,000 dogs have been rescued so far. Prices start at $49; LondonJewelers.com