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Gayle King

Sued By Matchmaker

For Not Delivering "Oprah"

9/21/2011 1:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

So if you had any doubt about whether Gayle King is a lesbian scratch that, because Gayle is being sued by a famous matchmaker who claims she hooked Gayle up with a bunch of "attractive, fit, and wealthy men," but Gayle reneged on her promise to put her on "Oprah."

Orly Hadida -- aka Orly the Matchmaker -- claims 2 years ago she made a deal with Gayle to provide her with matchmaking services.  According to the lawsuit, Orly waived her $500,000 fee, and in return Gayle promised to get Orly a guest spot on "Oprah."

Orly alleges she spent hundreds of hours hooking Gayle up with 5 men -- all fabulous.  Orly claims Gayle went on several dates with more than one of the men. 

According to the lawsuit, back in May Orly panicked, realizing Oprah's show was coming to a quick end.  So she says she sent Gayle an email, saying since she clearly wasn't going to appear on Oprah she wanted to get paid.

Gayle's rep had no comment.


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Geez, I can't imagine how big a loser you have to be to have tons of money and still have to get a matchmaker. Money can get you anything these days. She must suck ass!

1127 days ago

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Do people really pay 500k for a hookup? I'm sure Gayle is exposed to many super wealthy men. Why would she need a match maker?

1127 days ago


$500,000 fee. How desperate can you get. And all she has to show for it is some underwear stains.

1127 days ago

bring back recent posts    

...ooohhhhh ohhhhh...I smell a live conference with Gloria Alred coming on the horizon..hahahaha

1127 days ago

File that lawsuit, I am Lindsay Lohan!    

"Orly alleges she spent hundreds of hours hooking Gayle up with 5 men" all those hours and only came up with 5 men? Maybe Gayle should be suing her instead!

1127 days ago


It's very difficult for successful people to find a suitable mate.. don't you watch Millionaire Matchmaker?

1127 days ago


I find it hard to believe that her fee is that high. If it is, she's a fool for not getting their agreement in writing, with a stipulation of remuneration if the Oprah deal falls through.

1127 days ago


500k for a matchmaker, seriously? Craigslist is free. Use the 500k to buy yourself a sugarbaby. In this economy you'll have them lined up around the block.

1127 days ago


ppl, she really is gay- this was just
supposed to be her cover, hiring someone to
set her up with was bogus on gayle's part..

1127 days ago

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1127 days ago


The reason the fee is so high is Gayle thinks she deserves a wealthy man, one who won't use her for her money. I believe it did take the matchmaker hundreds of hours to find any man who would go out with Gayle's fugly ass, esp. a wealthy one. BUT-

The matchmaker should have known the last season was all about Oprah and the last thing they would do is have a matchmaker on who could spill the beans on Gayle. Please! Gayle's a skinflint, just like the big O.

1127 days ago


A drop in the bucket for Oprah..she will just pay the 500 grand and be done with it for her BFF...

1127 days ago


Possible the dates sucked so she didn't want to feature the agency? Not that she doesn't suck too...

1127 days ago


Fixing Gayle up with a bunch of men doesn't prove she isn't a lesbian. Did she marry any of them? Is there any proof she had sex with any of them?

And who cares if Gayle and Oprah are lesbians? They probably are, but who cares??


1127 days ago


A woman like Gayle can't find her own dates? Who would believe this baloney?

1127 days ago
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