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Wanda Sykes's Aha! Moment
Just when she hit rock bottom, comedienne Wanda Sykes got freedom, courage, and a half hour of killer material. In 1998, I experienced the highest point of my career and the lowest
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Wanda Sykes , Dan Bucatinsky and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Discuss Same-Sex Marriage
While there are some who still believe that same-sex marriage will damage the country, comedian Wanda Sykes says she never understood why people get upset about something that doesn't affect them. Watch as actor Dan Bucatinsky, a gay man who's raising two children with his husband of 21 years, argues that if getting married on reality TV doesn't threaten the sanctity of marriage, neither should his relationship. Plus, find out why newlywed Jesse Tyler Ferguson is proud to be able to use the word 'husband.'
Wanda Sykes' Weight Management Program: Maintain
Wanda's weight management program is built on one simple theory: Don't move more than you have to. (If you can't find your heart rate, you're doing it right!) See what happens when Wanda and Kym Whitley put the program to the test.
Wanda Sykes' Comic Panel: The Worst Part About Being a Comedian
Comedians have to deal with more than the occasional angry audience. For comics like Wanda Sykes and Tracey Ashley, the constant traveling can be draining, and Marina Franklin isn't a fan of the so-called 'comedy condo.' Plus, Carmen Lynch reveals the unsettling item she found in her hotel room ...
Sneak Peek: Wanda Sykes Takes Over Harpo Studios
What happens when Wanda Sykes and her favorite up-and-coming female comedians have free reign of Harpo Studios? You've got to see this video to believe it. Plus, watch a sneak preview of the stand-up you won't see anywhere else.
Wanda Sykes' Breast Cancer Scare
Since being diagnosed with Stage 0 breast cancer and undergoing a double mastectomy, Wanda Sykes says her smaller "starter boobs" have their drawbacks and benefits.
Oprah Fridays Live with Wanda Sykes
She's outspoken, outrageous and so opinionated. One of the funniest women in America, Emmy winner Wanda Sykes is raring to go!
Wanda Sykes' "Trifecta of Discrimination"
When she was 44 years old, comedian Wanda Sykes came out during a gay rights rally. Since then, she says, Wanda's faced a 'trifecta of discrimination' because she's black, gay and a woman. Watch as she shares how her family struggled with what the black community would say about her sexuality.
Wanda Sykes : Why Comedy Is Like a Drug
Every comedian has a different story about how he or she got into the business and what keeps him or her motivated on- and offstage. Watch as Marina Franklin, Tracey Ashley, Carmen Lynch and Wanda Sykes explain why they love making people laugh and what professional hurdles they still hope to ...
Wanda Sykes Remakes Oprah's "Run On" Music Video
In 1998, Oprah recorded a song called 'Run On.' It was not only the theme song of Season 13 of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' but also a music video. Watch what happens when Wanda Sykes records a version of her own.