Gayle King On Who She Admires And Who She Despises
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Co-anchor of CBS This Morning, editor-at-large of O, The Oprah Magazine, and besties with Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King is living her best life. Still, things weren’t always rosy for the journalist. 

In her Proust Questionnaire for Vanity Fair, King recalled the time she caught her ex-husband in bed with another woman. When asked who she despised, King answered, “‘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 9:16 P.M.—but I don’t remember the details.”

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King divorced her husband back in 1993 and their relationship is one she rarely talks about, but success is the best revenge and King has been doing incredibly well since the two parted ways.

The questionnaire also revealed that the living person she most admires is her best friend, Oprah. “She always does the right thing—even when no one is looking.”

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