Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte & Shonda Rhimes honored at Harvard University

Oprah Winfrey & Shonda Rhimes

Oprah Winfrey & Shonda Rhimes

Oprah Winfrey, performer-activist Harry Belafonte and Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes were honored at Harvard University Tuesday at its annual celebration of African-American culture.

The university presented its annual W.E.B. Du Bois Medals to eight people, including British architect David Adjaye, civil rights hero U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen and movie producer Harvey Weinstein. Winfrey accepted a posthumous award for author and poet Maya Angelou, who she has called a mentor.

The billionaire philanthropist said one of her fondest memories of Angelou, who died earlier this year, was sitting at her table and eating biscuits.

Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte

Winfrey & Harvey Weinstein

Winfrey & Harvey Weinstein

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Kerry Washington Pregnant?

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SCANDAL! Congratulations to expetant actress Kerry Washington and her husband NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha.

The couple got married on June 24, 2013 in Hailey, Idaho.

How will this pregnancy affect the show Scandal? Will her character get impregnated or will they try to hide it?

Well congrats to the couple.

Simon Cowell Gets Close friend’s wife pregnant Lauren Silverman

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Simon Cowell couldn’t had seen this in the future because he just found out his friend’s wife Lauren Silverman a New York Socialite is 10 weeks along with his baby.

Sources say’s he feels blindsided by the news.

“The pregnancy has taken him by surprise. He assumed she was using birth control,” a source close to Cowell said.

“Simon thought this was a friends with benefits relationship. The pregnancy was not planned. He is feeling tricked,” said the source.

The socialite Lauren Silverman, 36,  and Simon Cowell, 53, and Andrew Silverman, 37, her real estate mogul husband were seen last year in the Carribean.

They are now going through a nasty divorce which Andrew Silverman filed on July 15.  Rumors insist the divorce came from this secret love affair.

WHAT A SCANDAL! 

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Simon Cowell with ex fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy, along with Andrew & Lauren Silverman on a yacht in St. Barths Jan. 4th

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Simon and Lauren in St. Barths,  Andrew was present.