John Oliver

Comedian John Oliver's Prosperity-Gospel-Mocking Church Gets Off to Good Start With Thousands in Donations

Comedian John Oliver, who started his own parody "church" called Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption to highlight the predatory nature of some televangelists, recently revealed that the joke paid off in a big way. Sunday on his show "Last Week Tonight," the British host revealed that viewers had already sent him thousands of dollars with their letters after he told them earlier this month to "sow a seed" — mocking the style of preachers like Robert Tilton and Kenneth Copeland.

Tami Roman Basketball Wives

Tami Roman: TV Personality Focuses on the Bible After Miscarriage, Defends Out of Wedlock Relationship Against Critics (Interview)

When she joined "Basketball Wives" in 2010, Tami Roman became known as a spitfire of sorts who engaged in numerous altercations that resulted in people petitioning to have her booted from the VH1 reality television show. Years later, Roman has found her way back to the world of reality television but is leaning on God to fight real life struggles like a recent miscarriage that took place when cameras stopped rolling.

So You Think You Can Preach

New Trailer for Controversial 'So You Think You Can Preach' Competition Makes Waves Online as Interest Grows (WATCH)

A trailer for the controversial new reality show "So You Think You Can Preach," where hundreds of lay preachers are already clamoring for the opportunity to become "the next T.D. Jakes, Creflo Dollar, Benny Hinn, Kenneth Copeland, Eddie Long, Joel Osteen, or Joyce Meyer," is now making waves online with some critics dismissing it as "mockery," a "joke," "wickedness," or "vile vine."