WHOOPI GOLDBERG INITIALLY REJECTED STARRING ROLE IN THE COLOR PURPLE

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Whoopi Goldberg has revealed that she initially rejected Steven Spielberg's offer for her to take on her career-making role in the classic film The Color Purple.The actress, 65, has admitted that she believed taking on the starring role as Celie in the critically-acclaimed 1985 classic would be 'too big' of a project for her film debut.She told To...