I heard she said 'yes,' and Stedman couldn't believe it. " To Winfrey's surprise, some of her friends believed the report, so she set the record straight Sunday.
"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.
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.
“He told her that he either wants a wedding in the very near future, or he’s jumping back into the dating scene.” Oprah and Stedman first hooked up in 1986 and got engaged in 1992.
A stunned Oprah shrieked back at Stedman to defend herself, adds the source.
Winfrey and Graham agreed to postpone the 1993 ceremony, but neither ever mentioned it again.
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The 62-year-old TV titan and Stedman Graham are not planning a "dream wedding" or a " million honeymoon," contrary to a tabloid report.
However, the publicity shy businessman posed for a sweet picture with Oprah which she posted to her Instagram page on Friday, showing a snapshot of their domestic bliss as they enjoyed homemade soup alfresco.
The picture shows Oprah, wearing a long sleeved top with the word LOVE written on it, sitting at a table outside with Stedman and she captioned it: 'Lunch outside. #redpeppersoup'.'If I had kids, my kids would hate me,' she told The Hollywood Reporter last year.