As one can imagine, a lot can transpire throughout an over forty year friendship. Gayle King & Oprah Winfrey met in their 20s at a small TV station in Baltimore, and decades later this duo is comprised of two of the most sought out journalists in the biz. Through the highs and lows, Gayle and O have maintained an unbreakable bond.
The pair dished about the nicest thing they’ve done for one another in a recent episode of their digital show, “The OG Chronicles.”
One day the two were talking on the phone, and Oprah was expressing how sad she was.
“I was really down. I felt wounded by a betrayal,” the television mogul explained.
Gayle recalled the moment saying, “I had been talking to [Oprah] on the telephone. I could tell that she was very upset about something. And I literally, hung up the phone, and I said to the babysitter, ‘I’ve got to go. Is there any way you can spend the night?’”
Gaye jetsetted on a plane to be by her friend’s side.
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“I’m going to go back and get on a plane.’ I was like, ‘What?’ She goes, ‘You said you felt wounded. I never heard you use the word wounded before,”” Oprah remembered.
The same way Gayle rides for Oprah, is the same way Oprah rides for Gayle.
When Gayle was going through a divorce years back, she sadly thought she was going to spend New Year’s Eve alone, until Oprah and Stedman showed up.
“My ex was going to have the kids. I was talking to Oprah on the phone that morning. And I said, ‘What are you guys doing?’ And, she told me something. Four hours later, the doorbell rang and she and Stedman [Graham] were at the door! She had been planning to come. I didn’t know that,” Gayle explained.
“We went grocery shopping — Stedman liked to cook spaghetti. We went grocery shopping, got all the stuff to make spaghetti. He cooked. I just kept saying, ‘I can’t believe you guys were here.’ That was something that I’ll never, ever, ever forget.”
This story was originally posted on madamenoire.com.
This Is The Nicest Thing Gayle King Has Ever Done For Oprah Winfrey [VIDEO] was originally published on getuperica.com