Black celebrities you didn’t know were best of friends in real life

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Jul 30, 2019 at 05:00pm

July 30, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Lifestyle

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

July 30, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Lifestyle

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Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King

After they met in 1976, the pair can be tagged as the longest BFFs. Their friendship began while Oprah was working at a Baltimore TV station as a news anchor and Gayle King as a production assistant. 40 years down the line, their friendship has survived the horrors of the industry including rumours, spats and scandals.

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Gayle King and Oprah_photo: Popsugar

According to King, they met when Oprah asked to sleep in her house following a snowstorm that hit the area, she said; “We became friends that first night because, for the first time, I met somebody who I felt was like me.”

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