Culture&Arts

How Oprah inspired Mindy Kaling to invest in a Premier League team

How Oprah inspired Mindy Kaling to invest in a Premier League team

Now I try not to get people to cry.

Mindy Kaling loved how her "A Wrinkle in Time" character was updated. "I'm not used to that". "As an interviewer you wanted that moment where you could have someone open up, be vulnerable enough to actually have an intimate connection and cry".

'I don't think [my interest] is going anywhere.

But Corden insisted, urging her to "unleash the power", and so she did.

"That's the dream", he said.

As Reese, 41, starts to tell the story Oprah can't resist butting in. "You're embarrassing yourself. You're a disgrace", she berates him.

Speaking to Lorraine on Wednesday, she said: 'When I was here [in the UK] I was hoping to go to Wales to see my team. When I was in Chicago, he would ask for permission: 'Can I get in your tub?' And I would say, 'Mmmmm ...

More news: Nobel victor hospitalised, wife found dead

It's not just others Winfrey pampers to such extremes, though.

After hearing Kaling's explanation, Oprah elaborated on her mentality when it comes to investing, adding to what her co-star said. As bathing is her hobby, she explained, she takes it seriously. Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon walked the red carpet in London yesterday for the European premiere of their film A Wrinkle in Time, based on a beloved American children's novel.

She sprinkled "y'all" liberally throughout the rapid-fire, very precisely articulated itinerary of a typical day planned by her co-star.

Kaling stars alongside Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Even Kaling had to admit it was pretty spot on.

"The Late Late Show with James Corden" has a rep for messing with cinema audiences so when the host shut down this screening of "A Wrinkle in Time", they must have known something was up.

"Who are you?" Corden said through his tears. The production was bad, to say the least, but delightfully so.

Phillippe posed alongside the Wrinkle in Time actress for the spring campaign of Witherspoon's Southern lifestyle label, Draper James, rocking a chambray shirt dress and an Easter-ready pink lace frock.


  • Oil rises on strong China data, but rising USA  output caps gains

    Oil rises on strong China data, but rising USA output caps gains

    OPEC also raised its forecast for non-member oil supply to nearly double the growth predicted four months ago. Top exporter Saudi Arabia , however, said in February it was premature to discuss an exit strategy.
    King Messi lights up the Nou Camp yet again

    King Messi lights up the Nou Camp yet again

    The English club is unbeaten against Barcelona in eight matches, with four straight draws at the opponent's stadium. It doesn't bother me to play against my previous club or old friends, it motivates me".
    Warriors' Curry out at least four more games

    Warriors' Curry out at least four more games

    The starting backcourt has been mostly healthy and almost unbeatable since the start of February. The Los Angeles Lakers look to keep the ball rolling after winning 10 of their last 15 games.
  • NASA Twin Study reveals space's effect on telomeres, bones and more

    NASA Twin Study reveals space's effect on telomeres, bones and more

    As well, the astronaut's time in space seems to have stunted his bone formation, at least in the latter portions of the trip. Some changes returned to normal within hours or days of landing, while a few persisted after six months, NASA reported.
    Georgian Former President Saakashvili deported to Poland

    Georgian Former President Saakashvili deported to Poland

    The politician said that he was staying in a hotel in Poland , and that the Polish authorities had provided him with bodyguards. His wife is a Dutch national and the Netherlands and Poland are both European Union member states.
    Revitalised Morrisons rewards investors with special dividend

    Revitalised Morrisons rewards investors with special dividend

    Morrisons is proposing a special dividend to shareholders of 4.00 pence per share on top of a final dividend of 4.43p. The results have an extra week on the previous year, and the underlying figure on a 52-week basis was up 9.5%.
  • Sierra Leone head for presidential polls

    Sierra Leone head for presidential polls

    Samura Wilson Kamara, candidate of the ruling party, came second with 1,082, 748 votes, which is 42.7 per cent of the total vote cast.
    Jordan Peele And Keegan-Michael Key Reunite For Henry Selick's Latest

    Jordan Peele And Keegan-Michael Key Reunite For Henry Selick's Latest

    Peele and Clay McLeod Chapman are penning the screenplay for the movie, whilst a tie-in children's book is also planned. Ellen Goldsmith-Vein of The Gotham Group will produce, along with Peele through his Monkeypaw banner, and Selick.
    Vivo V9 India Launch Confirmed for March 23

    Vivo V9 India Launch Confirmed for March 23

    We do not have any hints about the price of the phone in India just yet, but it is expected to be around the Rs 24,000 range. A standard fingerprint sensor will be mounted on the back of the phone, alongside a 16MP + 5MP dual shooter arrangement.
  • Jefferson Leads TSU To First NCAA Tournament Win

    Jefferson Leads TSU To First NCAA Tournament Win

    Seeding: Since Texas Southern is under.500, they're basically guaranteed to go to Dayton as a No. 16 seed in the First Four . Orange guard Tyus Battle then hit the shot of the night, a go-ahead three-pointer that put Syracuse up three with 1:40 to go.

    Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX)- Stocks worth Investment with Performance Assessment

    Moreover, Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) for 25,000 shares. The Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Lp holds 1.17M shares with $37.35 million value, down from 1.86 million last quarter.
    Time is ripe for peace negotiations with Taliban: Nicholson

    Time is ripe for peace negotiations with Taliban: Nicholson

    The province has been a target by the Taliban however in recent months. "That was a step in the right direction", he said. At the same time , security in Afghanistan is so tenuous that parliamentary elections set for July could slip to autumn.