Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Butler [Based on the True Story of White House Butler Eugene Allen]


The life of an African American White House butler is recalled. Starring Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, and Forest Whitaker.

The Butler is Based on Eugene Allen

The Butler is a 2013 based on a true story movie. The real story involved a man named Eugene Allen who served as a butler in the White House from 1952 until 1986. He was a well respected- honorable man according to those who knew him well. The movie takes its basis from a well- known news article written by Wil Haygood. Eugene Allen worked at the White house for more than 30 years and served eight different presidents.

Eugene Allen Now

Eugene Allen lived until the year 2010. He was 90 years old.

Notes on the Upcoming movie The Butler

So the movie has been in production and is set to hit the big screen this year. Terrence Howard was interviewed on 3/6/2013, and his awkward comments about working with Oprah has been on every major entertainment news outlet today. In an exclusive interview with HipHollywood, Terrence Howard states:  "She's such a lovely, voluptuous woman....just to be able to....she's very very very beautiful, and uh...that was wonderful."


Cited Sources

A Butler Well Served by This Election - 2008, Wil Haygood, Washington Post

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