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Oprah On Jay Z & Belafonte: “Both Right.”

Oprah Winfrey sat down with The Urban Daily to chop it up about her return to the big screen in Lee Daniel’s upcoming film, The Butler. In the film, Winfrey plays Gloria Gaines, wife to husband and butler, Cecil (Forest Whitaker), and mother to their militant son, Louis (Daniel Oyelowo). The mogul also spoke on the war of words about African Americans involvement in social issues between Harry Belafonte and Jay Z. “Who’s right? Harry Belafonte, or Jay Z, Both are right. For Harry Belafonte’s day and his way of operating in the world and what was necessary with the marches and his way, that was necessary for that time. Jay Z, he does through his music, through is work, through is art, also necessary. Both are right.” says Oprah. Watch the interview above.


Previously: Jay Z Talks Harry Belafonte, Achieving Greatness & Politics On ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’
Harry Belafonte Wants To Talk Out His Differences With Jay Z

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