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Here's What Whoopi Goldberg Did After Winning Her Oscar in 1990

Whoopi Goldberg is looking back on her Oscar win in 1990.

In her interview with Variety, the 65-year-old actress and comedian opened up about picking up the trophy and then taking her fellow nominees out to dinner afterwards.

Whoopi and her fellow nominees Annette Bening, Lorraine Bracco, Diane Ladd, and Mary McDonnell, all went to dinner after the show to celebrate, and Whoopi even had chocolate Oscar statuettes made that she presented to them.

“We all did really good work,” she recalled. “Any one of us could’ve taken it, and I don’t think anybody would’ve been mad at anybody else. Sometimes you look at actors and you know, ‘Oh, he’s mad,’ but with us, it was just ‘Whoever wins is paying, that’s all I know. Free food.’”

Whoopi, who won for her role as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost, opened up about how the movie is still making an impact.

“We weren’t sure what the hell we were shooting,” she muses. “I don’t think any of us thought it would have this sort of impact, and then the box office numbers started coming in, and everybody was like, ‘Do we have back end on this movie? Because I’d like some.’”

Whoopi added, “Everybody wants to feel like their loved one is there with them, and that the bad guys go to hell and good guys go to heaven, and that love is forever. Everybody wants that kind of magical connection that Demi [Moore] and Patrick [Swayze]’s characters have.”

Whoopi is part of an exclusive club of EGOT winners. See who else is in the club here…

Jon Hamm Joins Marvel Animated Series 'M.O.D.O.K.' as Iron Man, Nathan Fillion to Voice Wonder Man

Hulu and Marvel’s upcoming adult animated series M.O.D.O.K. will be premiering in two months and more casting announcements were just made.

Patton Oswalt, who is the co-creator of the show, will be voicing the title character and previously announced cast members include Melissa Fumero, Aimee Garcia, Ben Schwartz, and Jon Daly. They all participated in a WonderCon @ Home panel on Saturday (March 27), where they announced some special guest stars.

Jon Hamm has been cast as the voice of Iron Man, Nathan Fillion will be playing the role of Wonder Man, Whoopi Goldberg is voicing Poundcakes, and Bill Hader joined the show as Angar the Screamer and The Leader.

In Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K., the megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K. (Oswalt) has long pursued his dream of one day conquering the world. But after years of setbacks and failures fighting the Earth’s mightiest heroes, M.O.D.O.K. has run his evil organization A.I.M. into the ground. Ousted as A.I.M.’s leader, while also dealing with his crumbling marriage and family life, the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing is set to confront his greatest challenge yet!

The new series will premiere on May 21 on Hulu. Watch the panel below!

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Whoopi Goldberg's Reaction to Meghan McCain Goes Viral - Watch Here!

Whoopi Goldberg‘s reaction on The View went viral and to be honest, it’s pretty funny!

During the segment on The View, the co-hosts were speaking about Meghan Markle‘s interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Meghan spoke directly to the camera, saying, “If we have two American women — Meghan Markle and Oprah Winfrey — who are single-handedly finishing what George Washington and our Revolutionary counterparts did, I’m all for it.” Meghan than appeared to end her thought and the camera panned back to Whoopi.

Whoopi paused and then finally said, “…Okay.”

Be sure to find out all the updates on Meghan Markle‘s interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Check out the clip of the moment embedded below…

Whoopi Goldberg Is Leaving 'Sister Act: The Musical' - Find Out Why!

Whoopi Goldberg is exiting a project.

The 65-year-old actress will not be appearing in an upcoming London revival of Sister Act: The Musical due to the postponement caused by the pandemic, Deadline reported Tuesday (February 16).

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She is also a producer of the musical, and was set to reprise the role of Deloris Van Cartier role from the 1992 film, starring with Absolutely FabulousJennifer Saunders as Mother Superior.

She confirmed the news in a statement on the musical’s official website, citing “ongoing government restrictions resulting in a further delay to the production.” The musical was set to begin performances at London’s Eventim Apollo this July, but the opening has been pushed back a year to July of 2022.

“This necessary change of dates now means that Whoopi Goldberg will no longer be able to appear in the role of Deloris Van Cartier.”

Sister Act is near and dear to my heart and I’m disappointed that I will be unable to perform in this production under the circumstances. However, my producing partners and I will continue to work towards mounting a fantastic production, with an amazing new cast and we look forward to presenting it when it can be done safely for everyone onstage, behind the scenes and in the audience,” she said in the statement.

There is some big news involving a Sister Act sequel!

'Sister Act 3' Starring Whoopi Goldberg Confirmed for Disney+

Disney has confirmed that Whoopi Goldberg will be reprising her role as Deloris in the upcoming movie Sister Act 3!

The movie will go directly to Disney+ as an exclusive film for the company’s streaming service.

The first Sister Act movie was released in 1992 and the sequel came out just one year later. We’ve been waiting a long time to learn more about Deloris’ story and we can’t wait for the next installment to the franchise!

Click inside to find out which exciting star will produce the movie… More Here! »

Whoopi Goldberg Reveals She Fought Pay Disparity While Filming 'Sister Act' By Doing This

Whoopi Goldberg stepped up while filming Sister Act when she found out that the actors playing the nuns were not getting the pay they deserved.

Speaking during the Vulture festival this week, via People, the 64-year-old View host and actress opened up about her time on the movie set of the popular film and revealed that in order to show producers that the nuns deserved more, she got “sick”.

“The ladies hadn’t gotten everything I thought they should have gotten — the nuns,” she explained. “They were older women. They were women who I felt…should be able to go and have dinner and not be worried about paying hotels or whatever it was.”

The eldest of the nuns was 82 during filming, and another was 79.

To fight the wage gap, Whoopi said she “fell ill for a day or two” until the producers took notice and the matter was resolved.

“I got sick,” Whoopi shared. “I would never go on strike. But if my coughing and sneezing coincided with our brief problem … they fixed it and it was great.”

If you missed it, Whoopi also opened up about how she almost missed out on one of her most iconic roles. See which one here…

Whoopi Goldberg Almost Missed Out on Starring in 'Ghost' Until This Happened!

Whoopi Goldberg is opening up about her award-winning role in Ghost!

While chatting with Naomi Campbell, the 64-year-old EGOT winner revealed that she was originally told her persona was “too big” for the 1990 movie.

“’They don’t want you. They think that your persona is too big and will take people out of the movie,’” Whoopi recalled her agent telling her when she asked about auditioning for the movie.

Surprised, Whoopi responded, “Not that I’m comparing myself but Marlon Brando is big. They’re a big character.”

Whoopi then decided to move on, but got a call from her agent saying that star Patrick Swayze really wanted her in the movie with him!

“I was called up and told, ‘Remember that movie they didn’t want you for? They’ve hired Patrick Swayze, Patrick wanted to know why they hadn’t come to you,’” Whoopi explained. “‘They told him you would take people out of the movie.’”

Patrick had defended Whoopi‘s right to audition and said, “’I’m not saying yes to this piece until we know she’s not the right person because this is ridiculous. She’s perfect.’”

She recalled with a laugh, “I’d never met him but he was a fan!”

Whoopi and Patrick became fast friends when they met stayed close after wrapping production on Ghost.

Ghost was a huge success, and earned Whoopi an Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA award.

If you missed it, Whoopi confirmed that a Sister Act 3 is in the works!