''I have said we are not gay enough times. I am not gay. I am not lesbian. I'm not even kind of a lesbian. And the reason why it irritates me is because somebody must think I'm lying. That's No. 1. No. 2, why would you want to hide it?''
Oprah Winfrey speaking tearfully with her interviewing idol, Barbara Walters. The retiring talk show queen was responding to long-running allegations that her best friend, Gayle King, is secretly her lesbian love. (ABC News)