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The Crucial Lesson Ellen Finally Learned About Relationships

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.16.2016 | OWN

Ellen DeGeneres used to be like a lot of people: She thought she could “fix” her partners. Now, she knows better. Opening up to “Oprah’s Maste...

Smokey Robinson Thought Marvin Gaye's Murder Was A Morbid April Fool's Joke

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.31.2016 | OWN

To most people, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye were known as Motown legends, but to each other, the two men felt like family. They collaborated profe...

Why Patti LaBelle And Her Husband Divorced After 3 Decades Together

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.19.2016 | OWN

Especially in the entertainment industry, a marriage lasting three decades would seem as if it could survive anything. But as 71-year-old Patti LaBell...

The Man Who Changed Dwayne Johnson's Life With A Handshake

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.19.2016 | OWN

It's hard to picture Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as anything other than a charming, genuine, all-around great guy, but back when he was in high school, ...

The Unforgettable Role Jeff Bridges Almost Passed Up

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.15.2016 | OWN

For a movie about a country music singer, "Crazy Heart" initially lacked an element that would seem vital to its success, according to its star, Jeff ...

Smokey Robinson's Career Really Began In The First Grade

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.13.2016 | OWN

At 75, he's a true music legend. Smokey Robinson's entire adult life has been devoted to songwriting and selling hit records, but the Motown icon says...

Patti LaBelle Is Still Haunted By Not Fulfilling Her Sister's Last Request

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.07.2016 | OWN

Patti LaBelle was in her late thirties when her first sister died of lung cancer. Within two years, LaBelle lost another sister -- cancer again, this ...

The Exact Moment Jeff Bridges Decided To Commit To Acting

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.06.2016 | OWN

If you're an actor who has already performed in several TV shows and movies, been nominated for an Academy Award and appeared on-screen from the time ...

Photo Captures A Hollywood Superstar's Fateful First Meeting With His True Love

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.07.2015 | OWN

In the mid-1970s, a young Jeff Bridges already had two decades of acting experience under his belt. Thanks to his famous father, Bridges knew the ins ...

What If a School Could Teach You to Be Great?

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

What if there was a school that focused on living passionately? One that showed you that you can build not only an epic business, but also an epic life?

Ted Turner On Why It's So Hard To Find Good Political Leaders

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.06.2015 | OWN

Ted Turner may be a bit better known for his business acumen than his political involvement, but he says that leadership is leadership -- and leadersh...

The Sexism A Young Barbara Walters Faced When She 'Asked The Tough Questions'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.04.2015 | OWN

Barbara Walters is known for being one of the most seasoned interviewers in broadcast journalism, but when she entered the field more than 50 years ag...

How Seeing Greta Garbo Naked Shifted Jane Fonda's View Of 'Perfection'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.31.2015 | OWN

When you're a teen, growing up is hard enough. When you're a teen growing up in the public eye, like Jane Fonda was, the pressures of early adulthood ...

Cindy Crawford Opens Up About The Tragic Loss Of Her 3-Year-Old Brother

Posted 07.08.2015 | OWN

Growing up with three sisters, Cindy Crawford said she always knew her dad wanted a boy. He finally got his wish when her brother Jeff was born. Sadly...

Diane Sawyer Describes Her 'Doofus' Moment With President Nixon

OWN | Posted 04.22.2015 | OWN

As a journalist, Diane Sawyer is known for sitting opposite notable figures ranging from Bruce Jenner to President Obama. But before her job was to re...

The Spooky Experience Whoopi Goldberg Had While Working At A Funeral Home

OWN | Posted 04.15.2015 | OWN

Well before Whoopi Goldberg won an Oscar for her portrayal of a psychic in the film "Ghost," she had an admittedly spooky real-life job working in a f...

Unlearning Intolerance

Colette Mazzucelli | Posted 04.13.2015 | Technology
Colette Mazzucelli

Unlearning Intolerance means accepting generative complexity and generative learning. We accept that former solutions are no longer succeeding in our complex world as we take responsibility for the learning and the knowledge we create.

The 'Genius' Marriage Advice Diane Sawyer Will Never Forget

OWN | Posted 02.11.2015 | OWN

In the 26 years she was married to her husband, Mike Nichols, Diane Sawyer learned plenty of lessons about love, relationships and marriage -- but the...

Jay-Z Makes Bold Claim About Hip Hop

OWN | Posted 01.05.2015 | OWN

Since Jay-Z's debut album was released in 1996, the rapper and mogul has played a major role in the evolution of hip hop. He's earned nearly 20 Grammy...

Master Class

Daniel Maidman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Steven Assael said always to consider the interior of things. He drew a parallel between the literal interior volume of a form, and the internal meaning of art. He said this meaning was a precious liquid, and the artwork itself the vessel.

Is This Emmy-Winning Actress Responsible For The Natural Hair Movement?

OWN | Posted 08.06.2014 | OWN

In the '50s and '60s, many African-American women sported smooth, straight hairstyles, from sleek bobs to mile-high bouffants. As an emerging actress,...

The Advice That Helped Sharon Stone Land Her Most Famous Role

OWN | Posted 07.30.2014 | OWN

It may be hard to imagine anyone other than Sharon Stone in the provocative role of Catherine in "Basic Instinct," but if it weren't for a few words o...

Vanessa Williams Opens Up About Being Molested By A Woman At Age 10

OWN | Posted 07.15.2014 | OWN

When she was 10 years old, actress and former Miss America Vanessa Williams went on a vacation that would alter the course of her life. It was the sum...

The Relationship Risk Vanessa Williams Is Always Willing To Take

OWN | Posted 07.10.2014 | OWN

At 51 years old, Vanessa Williams has been in her share of relationships. Some led to marriage and several ended in heartbreak, but if there's one wor...

A Robin Williams Lesson On Life And Laughter

OWN | Posted 08.12.2014 | OWN

Barbara Walters has sat down with world leaders, sitting presidents and the biggest newsmakers of the day, but one inspiring celebrity tops her list a...