Celebrating Oprah

Oprah Winfrey & Gayle King: Inside Their 35-Year Friendship

They've talked their way through a road trip, 140 appearances on Oprah and those gay rumors. Look back at their enduring bond

CRYING GAME

After denying (again) that she and Gayle are lesbians, Oprah offers a tearful tribute to her best friend during an interview with Barbara Walters in December 2010. "She is ... the mother I never had. She is ... the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person," Oprah says, adding, "It's making me cry because I'm thinking about ... how much ... I probably have never told her that."



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