Oprah Winfrey is not just another famous African-American entrepreneur.She is one great example of a person who has succeeded to rise from poverty and overcome terrible experiences in her past because of her determination and hard efforts.“But she never followed through, always putting her career ahead of him,” the source says.During their latest fight, furious motivational speaker Stedman “threw the lesbian whispers in Oprah’s face and accused her of treating him like dirt,” says the source."What I realized is, I don't want to be married, because I could not have the life that I created for myself.I couldn't do it." In 2013, shortly after she and Graham attended the wedding of her pal Tina Turner, Winfrey thought they were ready to take the marital plunge, but ultimately felt it would change the dynamic of their relationship.FED UP with 30 years of foot-dragging over getting married and troubled by the lesbian rumors dogging her, Oprah Winfrey’s exasperated beau Stedman Graham is finally dumping the billionaire entertainment tycoon, insiders tell Radar “He’s ready to kick Oprah to the curb and leave her for good.” “He’s bitter and humiliated after waiting decades for Oprah’s hand in marriage,” the insider explains.
Since the talk show titan encouraged Early Show host Gayle to divorce her cheating husband, William Bumpus, in 1993, rumors have mushroomed that the gals were carrying on a secret lesbian affair.
A stunned Oprah shrieked back at Stedman to defend herself, adds the source.
Then he furiously stormed off leaving Oprah speechless!
"6 people who know me well have called today congratulating me or surprised they weren't invited to my wedding," she wrote on Twitter. "Winfrey and Graham became an item in 1986, and a few years into the relationship, the businessman proposed.
Even then, Winfrey knew she didn't want to tie the knot.