In the early days of his hip-hop career, LL Cool J, short for Ladies Love Cool James, lived up to his nickname. Watch as LL reveals how he went from being a naughty boy to being ready to settle down with the love of his life. Plus, LL explains how the lyrics to his hit song, I Need Love, are true forever.
Watch as Oprah asks LL Cool J's four children what the best thing their father ever taught them was. LL's son, Najee, says his dad taught him he can do anything he wants if he puts his mind to it. Find out how his three daughters answered the question.
Before he was hip-hop legend LL Cool J, he was a boy named James Todd Smith. Watch as LL opens up to Oprah about the darkest days of his childhood and the physical abuse he suffered at the hands of his mother's friend.
When LL Cool J was 4 years old, his father shot his mother and grandfather. Now, LL explains how he and his mother learned to forgive. Plus, LL shares what his father's mistakes taught him about mercy.
LL Cool J's wife, Simone, tells Oprah how shared spiritual beliefs, compromise and mutual respect help make their marriage work. Plus, Simone reveals why she dislikes the music video for her husband's hit song 'Doin' It.'
On August 22, 2012, sometime after 1 a.m., an unarmed intruder broke into LL Cool J's home. Watch as LL describes how he subdued the intruder. Plus, hear why he thanks God that he was home that night.
As the first anniversary of Whitney Houston's sudden death draws near, Oprah sits down with the singer's mother, Cissy Houston, in her New Jersey home for her first in-depth, sit-down interview since her daughter's passing.
Oprah sits down with LL Cool J at his home in Los Angeles for a rare interview. LL opens up about his career, marriage, abusive childhood and the night he woke up to find a stranger in his home. Later, his wife, Simone, and their four children join the conversation.
On Sunday, Oprah conducts a rare interview with hip-hop legend and actor LL Cool J at his home in Los Angeles. Then, on Monday at 10/9c, Oprah sits down with Cissy Houston, mother of music icon Whitney Houston, for her first in-depth, sit-down interview since her daughter's passing.
In a tabloid culture obsessed with how soon celebrities shed baby weight, Drew Barrymore says the last thing she's worried about is her appearance. Hear why she wants nothing to do with the "hamster wheel from hell." Plus, find out what makes her feel beautiful.