British actor Idris Elba, star of the Nelson Mandela biopic, 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,' says his portrayal of the late anti-apartheid revolutionary was inspired by his own dying father, Winston. Now, Idris opens up about the grieving process and how he's dealing with the loss of his father.
Prior to Nelson Mandela's death, Oprah sat down with Idris Elba, the actor who portrays Mandela in the new biopic 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.' Watch as Idris opens up about preparing for the role of a lifetime with a trip to Robben Island.
Despite his fame, Michael B. Jordan, the 26-year-old actor receiving rave reviews for his role in 'Fruitvale Station,' says he's never had a serious girlfriend. Watch as Michael shares his dating philosophy, which Oprah says should be a rule for all men.
Oprah talks to the actors behind some of the year's best performances including Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) and Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station).
In April 2013, Magic and Cookie Johnson's family made headlines when their 20-year-old son, E.J., was videotaped holding hands with a male friend. E.J. was publicly outed by the media, but Magic and Cookie tell Oprah that they had known for years that he was gay. How does Magic feel about his son's sexual orientation? Find out now.
After dating long distance and surviving years of 'on-again, off-again' status, Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Earlitha 'Cookie' Kelly finally wed in 1991. Now, 22 years later, Magic opens up about his enduring love for the woman he calls his soul mate.
In 1991, medical tests revealed that Earvin 'Magic' Johnson had contracted HIV. At the time, Magic's wife, Cookie, was pregnant with their son E.J. Watch as Magic tells Oprah about the day he received his diagnosis and how he broke the news to his wife.
Earvin 'Magic' Johnson takes Oprah on a tour of his Los Angeles Laker-themed man cave and reveals which of his five championship rings holds special meaning.
Magic Johnson says that, in the '80s, women lined up to sleep with him. Did it ever occur to him to have protected sex? Magic gets real about his sexual history.
Oprah visits NBA legend Earvin 'Magic' Johnson at his Los Angeles home to talk about his historic career and his life since contracting HIV. Later, Magic's wife, Cookie, joins the conversation as she and Magic discuss their support for their openly gay son, E.J., and Magic's health today.