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Gayle King

Gayle King (born December 28, 1954) is a co-anchor of CBS This Morning and an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. King was born in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Her father was an electrical engineer and her mother was a homemaker. As a result of her father's work, King spent several years of her childhood in Turkey, where she attended an American school. The family later returned to Maryland. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 1976 with a double degree in psychology and sociology. King then moved to Kansas City, Missouri where she was a reporter and weekend anchor at WDAF-TV. In 1981, she was hired as a news anchor for WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut, where she worked for 18 years. Part of that time, she lived in a lavish house built in Glastonbury, CT. In 1991, King briefly cohosted an NBC daytime talk show with Robin Wagner called Cover to Cover until it was cancelled. She was married to Bill Bumpus, an attorney and an assistant attorney general in Connecticut, from 1982 to 1993. In 1997 she was offered her own syndicated talk show, The Gayle King Show, which was later cancelled due to low ratings. King joined O, The Oprah Magazine as an editor in 1999. She has also

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Oprah -- THIS Is How You Shop, Gayle

Oprah
THIS Is How You Shop, Gayle

Oprah Winfrey followed that old adage ... when in Rome, shop your freaking face off and flaunt your overpriced purchases to the peasants.The Big O hit up Via Condotti (Rome's way snootier version… READ MORE >

Gayle King -- Did She Just Say ... 'I'm Gay' ???

Gayle King
Did She Just Say ... 'I'm Gay' ???

Gayle King definitely said something that sounds a lot like, "I'm gay" ... during "CBS This Morning" -- what's not clear is why she said it, and if she was joking.Watch the clip ... she and… READ MORE >

- 51 days ago
Oprah Winfrey & Gayle King -- Partying in Ibiza ... All By Themselves

Oprah & Gayle
Partying in Ibiza ... All By Themselves

With most of Hollywood already come and gone from the IT destination spot of the summer, Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King rolled into Ibiza Thursday for a little fun in the sun.The positive? No… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Lady Gaga & Gayle King -- Writing a Bad Romance

Gaga & Gayle
Writing a Bad Romance

Gayle King's balcony seat to Lady Gaga became a front row one ... when Gaga climbed up a ladder and proceeded to perform while standing on a railing. Oprah's BFF was right there among the… READ MORE >

- 234 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- I Forgave Oprah For Calling Me a Misogynist

Snoop Dogg
I Forgave Oprah For Calling Me a Misogynist

Snoop Dogg and Oprah have finally settled their beef ... after the rapper and Big O met up Friday night during an Oscar party. Snoop put Oprah on blast back in '08 for saying on her show he was… READ MORE >

- 272 days ago
Oprah Winfrey -- I'll Fix Your Crapper ...

Oprah Winfrey
I'll Fix Your Crapper ...

She might be rich as hell, but Oprah Winfrey proved she'll still get into the s**t ... at least when her toilet breaks. O's BFF Gayle King posted a pic showing Winfrey getting elbows deep into the… READ MORE >

- 319 days ago
Dolly Parton -- Count Me in On Oprah's Not-a-Lesbian Club

Dolly Parton
Count Me in On Oprah's Not-a-Lesbian Club

Dolly Parton set the record straight ... she and her longtime pal are not lesbians -- and, in fact, they're just like Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King ... FRIENDS.Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to… READ MORE >

- 730 days ago
Gayle King -- Victorious in Matchmaker Lawsuit

Gayle King
Victorious in Matchmaker Lawsuit

Gayle King no longer has to worry about that pesky matchmaker lawsuit -- because a judge in California agreed with her side of things ... and tossed the lawsuit out. As TMZ first reported,… READ MORE >

- 1020 days ago
Gayle King to Matchmaker -- Your Lawsuit Is BS!

Gayle King to Matchmaker
Your Lawsuit Is BS! Equals No Lawsuit

Gayle King wants the lawsuit filed against her by a prominent matchmaker thrown out of court -- and it's all because she says she never signed on the dotted line. As TMZ first reported, King… READ MORE >

- 1105 days ago
Gayle King -- Accused of Dating "Fit" and "Fabulous" Men

Gayle King
Allegedly Dated "Fabulous" Men

Gayle King is accused of trading face time with Oprah Winfrey ... for sexy time with some "fit" and "fabulous" men. Of course, that's according to a self-proclaimed record-setting matchmaker, so… READ MORE >

- 1163 days ago

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