In the world of Hollywood, a new controversy has emerged involving Oprah Winfrey, rapper 50 Cent, and actress Taraji P. Henson.

Taraji recently accused Oprah of exploitation, alleging she was underpaid for her role in “The Color Purple.” This claim has sparked significant public discussion about pay disparities and inequality facing black actors. Taraji revealed that her salary hasn’t increased in over six years and criticized Oprah for offering a disrespectful initial offer. Her emotional disclosure highlights systemic issues within the industry.

50 Cent has publicly supported Taraji, echoing similar sentiments about Oprah’s treatment of black actors. He recalled his own past disappointments with Oprah and has teamed up with other black celebrities to address these concerns. This controversy underscores broader systemic challenges in Hollywood regarding fair compensation and representation for black talent.