Monday, February 19, 2007

Whoopi--a week-old (or so) story

In case you missed it, this little news item about PBS's tracing Whoopi Goldberg's genetic ancestry to the impoverished little country Guinea-Bissau on Africa's west coast is a treat. It is the perfect setup for some goofy Coming-to-America type comedy, but in reverse. The people of Guinea-Bissau are thrilled to claim Whoopi as one their own, but the Hollywood-Square star is apparently loath to fly in an airplane to make their acquaintance.

Back to Africa: The Movie

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