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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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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 >

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 >

- 1258 days ago
Gayle King Sued By Matchmatcher For Not Delivering "Oprah"

Gayle King
Sued By Matchmaker For Not Delivering "Oprah"

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… READ MORE >

- 1258 days ago
Gayle King -- It Doesn't Pay to Be Oprah's Half-Sister

Gayle King -- It Doesn't Pay to Be Oprah's Half-Sister

Oprah Winfrey isn't going to cut a huge check to her newly discovered half-sister Patricia just because they're related ... at least not yet ... because Gayle King says "that isn't how Oprah… READ MORE >

- 1481 days ago
Oprah & Gayle -- Targeted in Lesbian Sex Tape

Oprah & Gayle -- Targeted in Lesbian Sex Tape

Oprah Winfrey may not be a lesbian -- but the chick who's gonna play the talk show host in a brand new sex tape sure is. Just as soon as the real Oprah wiped away her tears of endearment for her… READ MORE >

- 1542 days ago
Gayle King -- Ain't No Gay Vibe With Oprah

Gayle King -- Ain't No Gay Vibe With Oprah

They fish together ... they camp together ... they shack up together .... but Oprah's BFF Gayle King still insists the famous lesbian rumors are purely "ridiculous."Gayle and her daughter… READ MORE >

- 1574 days ago
TMZ Live: Floyd, Lil Wayne, Oksana, and Mel

TMZ Live: Floyd, Lil Wayne, Oksana, and Mel

We took your questions on everything -- including the Floyd Mayweather Jr. restraining order, Lindsay Lohan heading to an outpatient facility, and Oksana Grigorieva's showdown with Mel tomorrow.… READ MORE >

- 1574 days ago
Oprah & Gayle -- Pajama Jammy Jam in the Woods

Oprah & Gayle -- Pajama Jammy Jam in the Woods

Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King weren't just doing a little fly fishing during their recent trip to Yosemite National Park -- they full out became one with nature. A fellow camper snapped these pics… READ MORE >

- 1598 days ago
Oprah and Gayle Play Grab Bass

Oprah and Gayle Play Grab Bass

Oprah Winfrey and her BFF Gayle King took a completely platonic vacation to Yosemite National Park -- but something about the trip seems a little fishy. Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see… READ MORE >

- 1598 days ago
TMZ Live: Oprah, Oksana, and T.I.

TMZ Live: Oprah, Oksana, and T.I.

We took your questions on everything -- including Oksana Grigorieva's new lawyer calling Mel a deadbeat dad, T.I. being sentenced to 11 months in jail, and Oprah and Gayle King go fly fishing.… READ MORE >

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