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Oprah Responds to Rumors She's Marrying Stedman After Close Friends Start to Congratulate Her

by Jackie Willis 5:51 AM PDT, September 06, 2016
Playing Oprah Responds to Rumors She's Marrying Stedman After Close Friends Start to Congratulate Her

Oprah Winfrey has a lot of projects in the works, but a wedding isn't one of them.

After a tabloid claimed that she was tying the knot with her longtime partner, Stedman Graham, Oprah tweeted that those close to her were inquiring about the report. "Six people who know me well have called today congratulating me or surprised they weren't invited to my wedding," she wrote. "IT's NOT TRUE!!"

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Oprah and Stedman, 65, have been dating since 1986, and when speaking with TV show runner Shonda Rhimes last year on SuperSoul Sunday, the 62-year-old star revealed when she first realized she didn't want to get married. "The moment he asked me to marry him, I was like 'Oh, God! Now I actually have to get married?'" she recalled, adding that they agreed to postpone their wedding and then never spoke of it again. "But what I realized is, I don't want to be married."

Stepping out with my Valentine of almost 30 yrs! #iovinewedding

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Oprah added, "Because I could not have the life that I created for myself. I couldn't do it."

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After 30 years together, Oprah and Stedman are still keeping the romance alive. Last week, the Queen of Talk shared with ET a sexy tip that she'll be sharing with her guy. Plus, he joined Weight Watchers too! Find out more in the video below. 

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