Tag Archives: Gayle King

Netflix Documentary: Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” is star-studded tearjerker

First Lady releases solid documentary. Blog King, Mass Appeal CHICAGO — “Tadow! How you like me now?” Named after her 2018 memoir, Michelle Obama’s Netflix documentary, “Becoming,” is a star-studded tearjerker that feels stagy in spots; mainly because through the years she’s learned to “be much more scripted” to curtail media scrutiny. But the ‘Girl Power’ conception is still must-see ...

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Oprah Winfrey contributes $10 million to coronavirus fund to help feed the hungry

Oprah donates to coronavirus relief.  Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — Say what you want about Oprah. But, when it comes to charitable benefactions, her efforts are nonpareil. Known for her riveting broadcasts and deep pockets, the 66-year-old television honcho cut a check for $10 million on Thursday to aid coronavirus relief endeavors. The mazuma will be earmarked as follows: ...

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Through hell and back: Michelle Obama discusses adversity at Essence Festival

Michelle Obama talks adversity.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — “Ain’t no mountain high enough…” Michelle Obama raised eyebrows Saturday night at the 2019 Essence Festival when she drew parallels between black women in politics and mountain-climbing. Donning a sexy curly fry hairdo, the former First Lady told CBS News anchor Gayle King she traveled through hell and back ...

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