Oprah Winfrey on Kitty Kelley Biography: This, Too, Shall Pass

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While the Internet is buzzing over Gerald Imes' admission on Oprah today that he molested Monique when she was a child, the talk show host herself is also making news.

For the first time, Winfrey has made public comments concerning Kitty Kelley's biography of the mega star. Among other claims, it says Oprah was not raised poor (as she's often said) and that Vernon Winfrey is not her biological father.

Presenting an award to BFF Gayle King at The New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards today, Oprah joked about the latter rumor:

"Gayle got herself worked out with all my new daddies coming out."

As the crowd laughed and cheered, Oprah simply added: "This, too, shall pass."

There have also been unfounded reports that link Oprah and Gayle sexually, but the talk show host didn't address those.

Instead, Winfrey just thanked her longtime pal for teaching her "what true love really is," describing King as "her best friend who always wants the best for me" and adding:

"She's never been jealous or envious of me a single moment of my life except when I was on stage singing with Tina Turner."

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I am not a huge Oprah fan, but I would sure like to be! I embrace certain aspects of her personality like her loyalty to Gail & Maya Angelou, Tyler Perry & others. I think when she is your friend, she is true to that cause. That is something more women need to pattern after because we are usually our own worst enemies. I try to be there for my GF's but petty jealousy & distrust usually creeps in. Men make better BFF's but they usually secretly desire a more physical relationship. Now, I am not w/o criticism of Oprah..I don't like her self serving, self agrandizing, hollywood persona. I have come to accept that she wouldn't be a household name without this but it makes me a lil nauseous.

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OPRAH NEEDS A SHOW ON FAKE ASS MOMMIE DEAREST ABSENTEE MOTHER- KHATE G.!

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YOU GO GIRL!