Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American history, officials said Tuesday. The media mogul and former talk-show host previously gave $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the museum says her $13 million total contribution is its largest to date. As a result, the museum’s 350-seat theater will be named after Winfrey.
Jackson details emerge
Audio released by authorities reveals that paramedics were dispatched to Paris Jackson’s home last week on a report that the 15-year-old had taken 20 Motrin pills and cut herself with a kitchen knife. The details were relayed between dispatchers for the Los Angeles County sheriff’s and fire departments. Jackson is the only daughter of Michael Jackson . Perry Sanders Jr. , a lawyer for her grandmother and guardian, said Paris is physically fine and receiving appropriate medical treatment.
Speaking of weird
“Let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird.” - John Oliver, who’s filling in as host of “The Daily Show” all summer while Jon Stewart is on hiatus.