Even though it may not seem like it at times…Stedman Graham isn’t the only guy Oprah Winfrey has spread her love to over the years.
In an interview with Gawker, one of the talk show host’s ex-lovers revealed how the two were at one point an item and could have even taken it to the next level.
“I remember how she loved taking candle-lit baths before going to bed. We took lots of them together. We spent many nights together in her new condo which she loved so much. I would be watching TV and she would be working on her next day’s show. ..Besides going to restaurants for lunches and dinners, to stores to buy gifts for employees and friends—-Oprah is generous with stuff-we would go to the Bears games because I was friends with one of the players. We occasionally had dinner with Michael Jordan and his wife, Juanita, or with Danny Glover, [Oprah’s co-star in The Color Purple.]
I noticed a few times she would bring up the subject of marriage and ask me if this was something I believed in. I think at that time Oprah was ready to take the plunge, and I was the chosen one… but I wasn’t interested in getting serious…. Oprah took me to her mother’s house for dinner in Milwaukee and that’s where I met Jeffrey, her gay brother [who died of AIDS in 1989]. Oprah said to him, “You stay away from this guy. He’s mine.” Haitian filmmaker Reginald Chevalier stated.
But unfortunately, Reginald and Oprah’s love-fest came to an end after he returned from a business trip to find out all the locks at her home had been changed and his belongings were boxed-up.
“I had been out of town on a modeling assignment and when I returned to the Water Tower condo, my key wouldn’t work. The concierge informed me that the locks had been changed. Oprah had left a box for me filled with all my belongings. On a yellow envelope she had written: ‘Sorry, things aren’t working between us. Oprah Winfrey.’ That was it. No phone call. No good-bye. Nothing. She was as cold as ice…. A few weeks later Stedman was on the scene—full time.”
We knew big O was cold, but damn…did she have to leave a brother hanging like that??