Start reading Lisa Kogan's interview with Oprah and Gayle Note: This interview appeared in the August 2006 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine.
"I tried growing out my bangs a few months ago, and Oprah hated it." "Yeah, that was bad," Oprah says, "but then I thought, "Hey, I don't have to sleep with her." Now, if we were sleeping together, it'd be like [ in her best Barry White voice ], "Baby, I want the bangs...." And on that note, the interview begins.
"In a fragmented media world, differentiation is the key to success," he says.
"They've done that very well." Some of the touches executive producer Chris Licht (formerly of MSNBC's ) brought to the show, such as the round glass table that lends itself to conversation among the anchors, have even shown up on other morning programs.
In 1981, she was hired as a news anchor for WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut, where she worked for 18 years. In 1991, King briefly cohosted an NBC daytime talk show with Robin Wagner called Cover to Cover which was cancelled after 13 weeks.
In 1997 she was offered her own syndicated talk show, The Gayle King Show, which was cancelled after one season due to low ratings.
The year-to-year audience growth for King and coanchors Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell has been as high as 39 percent in recent weeks.
In September 2006, King began to host The Gayle King Show on XM Satellite Radio.
King was rumored to be considered as a replacement for both Star Jones (in 2006) as a host on The View, but neither of these came to fruition.
“As Oprah has become closer to Ava, Gayle has been complaining that she feels betrayed and frozen out.” “Ava and Gayle keep their distance and aren’t friendly.” How can you be a world renowned director and be jealous of another black woman that’s on her grind?
Then there was this anonymous post on a message board dedicated to gay and lesbian gossip by someone who claims to be Oprah’s secret lover: Yes!