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."