Whoopi Goldberg initially REJECTED starring role in The Color Purple

Whoopi Goldberg has revealed that she initially rejected Steven Spielberg’s offer for her to take on her career-making role in the classic film The Color Purple. The actress, 65, has admitted that she believed taking on the starring role as Celie in the critically-acclaimed 1985 classic would be ‘too big’ of a project for her … Read more Whoopi Goldberg initially REJECTED starring role in The Color Purple

Whoopi Goldberg responds to claims that Ghost was the ‘blockbuster Hollywood forgot’

Whoopi Goldberg has hinted that racism impacted the success of Ghost, after the 1990 movie was deemed the ‘blockbuster Hollywood forgot’. The star, 64, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role, responded to an article published in Forbes Magazine, which looked upon how the roaring hit scooped ‘no sequels or spinoffs, nostalgic … Read more Whoopi Goldberg responds to claims that Ghost was the ‘blockbuster Hollywood forgot’

Amanda Craig, Charlotte Wood, David Trueba and Nicola Maye Goldberg: This week’s best new fiction

From Amanda Craig’s pacy drama to The Weekend by Charlotte Wood, David Trueba’s latest and a sinuous novel by Nicola Maye Goldberg, this week’s best new fiction By Madeleine Feeny and Simon Humphreys For Event Magazine and Eithne Farry For Event Magazine and Hephzibah Anderson Published: 09:32 BST, 28 June 2020 | Updated: 09:32 BST, … Read more Amanda Craig, Charlotte Wood, David Trueba and Nicola Maye Goldberg: This week’s best new fiction