Gayle King has been in the public eye for years, but often is eclipsed by the popularity of her closest friend Oprah Winfrey.Rarely do we even think of Gayle King without Oprah Winfrey, even though she’s very successful on her own.She has also worked as a special correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning America.
King joined O, The Oprah Magazine as an editor in 1999.While she’s been open about dating after 35, she characterized a few horrible dates into character types — like the “scrimp scampi guy” who offered to cook King a meal and pronounced the word “shrimp” wrong, which killed it for the journalist. You’ve at least got to be able to speak well.” Another was “the blabbermouth” which was two years after her divorce was finalized.King reconnected with an old flame from high school, whom she hadn’t seen in “decades.” Before the date Winfrey gave her friend advice, to not let the man stay over.,” King replied, “‘Despise’ is a strong word.” “I’m not a huge fan of the woman I caught naked with my now ex-husband on June 24, 1990, at p.m. SEE IT: Oprah Winfrey woken up by Gayle King's phone call King has an adult daughter, Kirby, and son, William, with her Connecticut attorney ex-husband, William Bumpus. The Oprah Winfrey bestie previously opened up on how she’d coped with Bumpus’ alleged infidelity during an interview with Will Smith on her XM Satellite Radio show in 2006. Gayle says she was just stuttering after saying “I’m just kidding…” and that it didn’t mean anything.