Watch the Barbara Walters interview with Oprah video, where Oprah talks BFF Gayle King and boyfriend Stedman Graham.
Barbara Walters asks Oprah during the interview about Gayle King and she cries as she gathers her thoughts together saying, “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. I don’t know a better person.”
Barbara Walters also makes her interview subjects cry!
When asked why she’s crying, Oprah says of Gayle King, “It’s making me cry because I’m thinking about how much I probably never told her that. Tissue please! I’ve never told her that.”
In the Barbara Walters interview, Oprah talks about keeping her relationship with Stedman Graham on the down-low, with Barbara Walters saying on Good Morning America, “I thought he was out of the picture. Not at all. They live together, did you know that?”
Oprah says in the Barbara Walters interview, “I made a conscious effort around 2003 to pull back on my public appearances with Stedman.”
Oprah says Stedman is “the love, the lover, the man, the partner, the mate… I cannot say that I know of another man on this planet who could have lived this life with such dignity, grace and respect… and still hold his own and be his own.”
Watch the Barbara Walters interview with Oprah special, “Oprah The Next Chapter” December 9 video: