Oprah Winfrey: If I'd Had Kids, They'd Hate Me
Says she's happy she never had children
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 12, 2013 9:40 AM CST
Updated Dec 12, 2013 10:54 AM CST
Oprah Winfrey listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, during a ceremony where President Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom.   (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

(Newser) – In the middle of an extensive Hollywood Reporter cover story, Oprah Winfrey dropped a pretty interesting tidbit: why she never had children. Her best friend Gayle King "was the kind of kid who, in seventh grade Home Ec class, was writing down her name and the names of her children. While she was having those kind of daydreams, I was having daydreams about how I could be Martin Luther King," Winfrey explains. "If I had kids, my kids would hate me. They would have ended up on the equivalent of the Oprah show talking about me; because something [in my life] would have had to suffer and it would've probably been them." Click for the full interview.

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Dec 14, 2013 9:26 PM CST
pooorrr Oprah, so rich and still so damn ugly she couldn't get a baby daddy. Now thats ugly.
Dec 13, 2013 11:16 AM CST
first,you'd have to find somebody that would crawl on top of you
Dec 13, 2013 9:58 AM CST
She's too self absorbed to love and care for anyone but herself.