Ice Cube has attacked Oprah Winfrey - accusing her of having a “problem”
The rapper-turned-actor says the US talk show giant has never had him on her
show despite having three chances to bring him on as a guest.
He fumed: “I’ve been involved in three projects pitched to her, but I’ve
never been asked to participate.
“For ‘Barbershop’ she had Cedric the Entertainer and Eve on, but I wasn’t
invited. Maybe she’s got a problem with hip-hop.”
He added to America’s FHM magazine: “She’s had damn rapists, child molesters
and lying authors on her show. And if I’m not a rags-to-riches story for
her, who is?”
Cube - whose real name is O’Shea Jackson - is not the first rapper to accuse
Oprah of having a problem with rappers. Ludacris and 50 Cent have both made
However, on a recent New York radio show the media mogul denied she had a
problem with rap music.
Oprah revealed to DJ Ed Lover: “I listen to some hip-hop. You know, I’ve been
accused of not liking hip-hop, and that’s just not true.
“I got a little 50 Cent on my iPod. I really do. I love ‘In Da Club’, and
you know, I love Jay-Z, I love Kanye West and I love Mary J. Blige.”
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