Oprah Winfrey: "You cannot be my friend and use the N-word"

Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker Talk Lee Daniels' The Butler, Racism, and the N-word.



“People need to see this movie,” says Oprah of the film, which raises questions about race in America

Parade this Sunday features a very personal conversation with Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and director Lee Daniels (Precious) about their new movie and the questions it raises about race in America. The powerful chronicle of one black man’s years of service in the White House during the most tumultuous period in the nation’s civil rights history, Lee Daniels’ The Butler (in theaters Aug. 16) was a labor of love for the trio.

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