Oprah weighed in on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, saying Obama is doing "the best anybody can." Do you agree? BP agreed to a $20-billion compensation fund. And "Real Housewife of ATL" Sheree Whitfield is being sued by another divorce lawyer. Plus, guess which sexy rocker turned actor is set to play himself on Entourage.

Essence.com
Jun, 17, 2010

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  • Oprah Winfrey weighed in on BP's Gulf Coast oil spill, saying, "The president is doing the best anybody can. I really don't understand what people want him to do." [CNN]
  • Oprah also gave her staff at "O" $10,000. That's not all. Each staff member got a new engraved iPad and leather iPad cases. [Marquee]
  • In more Oprah news, Winfrey is also set to headline the Women's Conference 2010 alongside Maria Shriver, Robert Redford, Jessica Simpson, Deepak Chopra and Laura Ling. [People]
  • There will be no funeral service for Gary Coleman, whose remains will be cremated. [AP]
  • Lenny Kravitz and Diddy are in the line-up of guest stars on an upcoming episode HBO's "Entourage." [EW]
  • Beyonce and Jay-Z attended a UJA Federation event that honored Julie Greenwald and Craig Kallman of Atlantic Records last night. We're loving Bey's dress and hairstyle -- easy, breezy summer style. [Billboard]
  • There are no more iPhones left. Folks who want the iPhone 4 will have to wait until July 14 to get the new gadget. [PC World]
  • According to the FDA, Flibanserin or "female Viagra" is proving to be kind of a letdown. Bummer. [CNN]
  • A new study found that little girls who eat a lot of meat hit puberty earlier. [DM]
  • BP has agreed to a $20-billion compensation fund for victims of the Gulf Coast oil spill. President Obama has appointed "pay czar" Kenneth R. Feinberg to oversee the dough. [WashPo]
  • Another divorce attorney is suing Sheree Whitfield of "Real Housewives of ATL" for $96,190.18. [AJC]