February 19, 2017  

Oprah Winfrey Reacts to Unauthorized Biography Written by Kitty Kelley

April 20, 2010 (9:42 am) GMT
'Every day she's getting herself more and more worked up about all of my new daddies that are now showing up,' the talk-show host says.
Oprah Winfrey

has slammed a new unauthorized tell-all book written about her life by gossip queen Kitty Kelley - branding it a "so-called biography". The TV titan's life has come under scrutiny following revelations made in the tome by Kelley, including claims Winfrey used drugs and embellished stories about her poverty-stricken background.

Winfrey addressed the scandalous book, titled "Oprah: A Biography", for the first time during The New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards on Monday, April 19, where she handed an award to her best friend Gayle King. The mogul told the crowd that King found the book harder to deal with than she did, especially as several men began claiming to be Winfrey's biological father after Kelley claimed to know his real identity.

But Winfrey is adamant the book will soon be forgotten about. Addressing the audience, the host said, "Last week was a rough week for Gayle when a so-called biography came out. Every day she's getting herself more and more worked up about all of my new daddies that are now showing up. New daddies who are saying, 'Hello daughter, call me, I need a new roof.' Well, this too shall pass."

More Oprah Winfrey News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Lisa Marie Presley's Kids in State Custody After Indecent Child Pics Found on Ex's Computer
  2. Samuel L. Jackson Hints at Nick Fury's Appearance in 'Captain Marvel'
  3. Aaron Carter Responds to Racism Accusation After Onstage Brawl
  4. Angelina Jolie Takes Her 6 Kids to Cambodia Amid Brad Pitt Divorce and Custody Drama
  5. Zoe Saldana Gives Birth to Baby No. 3 With Marco Perego
  6. Royal Showdown! Kate Middleton Reportedly Feuding With Meghan Markle
  7. Camila Cabello Is 'Dying' to Enlist Taylor Swift for Debut Solo Album
  8. Donald Glover to Play Simba in 'The Lion King' Remake