As billionaire mogul Oprah Winfrey watched her dear friend, Tina Turner, head down the aisle to wedded bliss, thoughts of marriage entered her head. Did Tina’s wedding make Oprah want to tie the knot with Stedman? No, not at all.
When Oprah was asked if she thinks she will leave this earth as a never-married woman, her answer was very clear.
“Yes,” she told Access Hollywood. “Yeah, I think that’s my final answer.”
Oprah said that Tina encouraged her to get married, but she resolved that marriage in its traditional terms and roles do not suit her relationship with Stedman.
“If you ever interviewed him, he would tell you that had we married, we would not be together today,” Oprah said regarding Stedman. “Because he’s a traditional man and this is a very untraditional relationship.”
Oprah went on to explain how she would not want the responsibilities and duties that were expected with the title of ‘wife.’
“I think it’s acceptable as a relationship, but if I had the title ‘wife,’ I think there would be other expectations for what a wife is and what a wife does. First of all, you’ve got to come home sometimes,” Oprah laughed.