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This is a video of Oprah Winfrey accepting an award, she did it beautifully! she thanked most of the parties involved and explained how everyone was an inspiration and how they helped her get there. Like come on, its Oprah!! no one could do it better.

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Apparently Miss Bobbi Kristina is not too pleased about Cissy Houston’s new book about her mom, the late Whitney Houston called “Remembering Whitney.”

Although Bobbi Kristina doesn’t come right out and say why, she’s boycotting the book and wants her fans to do likewise.

Here’s what she tweeted to her (nearly 120,000) followers: “Anything concerning my grandmother’s book, I and @nickgordon of course personally have nothing to with.”

She continues: “I haven’t read and won’t … I find it to be disrespectful to my mother and me being her daughter won’t tolerate it.”

Meanwhile, Cissy pretty much knew her granddaughter had a problem with the book being released, but went ahead with it anyway. When she was on with Oprah earlier in the week, she was asked whether Bobbi Kristina wanted the book to be released.

“That’s what I heard. I guess somebody telling her something. I don’t know.”

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Joanne Guidoccio

oprahayanaAfter reading the first chapter of The Twelve TribesofHattie,  Oprah knew she had found her second Book Club 2.0 pick. On yesterday’s Super Soul Sunday, she sat down for an interview with author Ayana Mathis.

Ayana started by describing her experiences at the prestigious Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Grateful for this opportunity to work with Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson and other up-and-coming writers, she talked openly about the hopes, dreams and frustrations that lie behind those hallowed walls. When she arrived at the workshop, she was working on another book, a fictionalized memoir. At one critique session, Robinson suggested that her characters were “insufficiently complex.” Ayana took the criticism to heart, had her ugly cry and then turned to writing short stories. Her first story was a hybrid of the first and last chapters of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie.

Inspired by Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth…

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Journalism Blog

http://now.msn.com/oprah-winfrey-protested-for-endorsing-face-cream-made-from-foreskins

http://www.drmomma.org/2009/10/foreskins-in-oprahs-facecream.html

http://www.alternet.org/story/47421/foreskin_face_cream_and_other_beauty_products_of_the_future

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/01/23/oprah-protested-for-endorsing-face-cream-made-from-foreskins

Earlier this week Oprah endorsed a product called Skin Medica. An anti-aging cream that gives the user a very youthful appearance, but this cream has some controversy attached. This  skin correcting agent has human foreskin in it!

The ingreidents for the TNS Recovery Complex are

Key Ingredients

Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media (TNS®) → A physiologically balanced, naturally secreted and stabilized combination of multiple natural messenger proteins

Ingredients

Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media, Isoceteth-20, Ethoxydiglycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Fragrance/Parfum, Hydroxycitronellal, Linalool, Coumarin, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Geraniol, Isoeugenol

Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media (TNS®) are “mature” stem cells, which means they are not in the embryonic stem cells. Doctors can retrieve these cells from new born baby foreskin cells and human fat cells. While most people may think that this is a little bizarre and a new innovation in skin 

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