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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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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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Oprah and Gayle Play Grab Bass

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

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

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Something's Fishy with Oprah & Gayle

Something's Fishy with Oprah & Gayle

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- 1281 days ago
'ATL Housewife' vs. Oprah's BFF: Who'd You Rather?

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"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kandi Burruss and Oprah Winfrey's best gal pal Gayle King hugged it out at the same event in NYC on Thursday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

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Gayle King vs. Barbra Streisand: Who You Rather?

Gayle King vs. Barbra Streisand: Who You Rather?

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Oprah Buys Gayle a Maxi Pad?

Oprah
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Barbara to Meredith: How Dare You

Barbara to Meredith: How Dare You

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