Oprah Winfrey could also be a billionaire media mogul, however her finest pal and TV journalist Gayle King thinks she may have been a profitable therapist.
King talked about how Winfrey supported her when she divorced her ex-husband, William Bumpus, throughout Tuesday’s episode of Brooke Shields’ podcast, “Now What? With Brooke Shields.”
“She is one of the best therapists ever,” King mentioned about her longtime pal. “If she had a second career, it would be — honest to God, she’s one of the best therapists ever.”
King has spoken publicly concerning the time she caught Bumpus in mattress with one other girl in 1990. The couple divorced in 1993, they usually share two youngsters, Kirby Bumpus and William Bumpus Jr.
The “CBS This Morning” co-host informed Shields that she initially solely informed Winfrey and her mom about her ex-husband’s infidelity.
“I knew I could trust them,” she mentioned.
King recalled the night time she caught Bumpus dishonest throughout a 2016 Vanity Fair interview.
When requested if there was a dwelling particular person she most despised, the TV host talked about the girl her husband had an affair with.
“‘Despise’ is a strong word,” she mentioned. “I’m not a huge fan of the woman I caught naked with my now ex-husband on June 24, 1990, at 9:16 p.m.— but I don’t remember the details.”
In 2010, Winfrey described her tight bond and friendship with King throughout an interview with Barbara Walters.
“She is… the mother I never had. She is… the sister everybody would want,” she mentioned. “She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don’t know a better person. I don’t know a better person.”