oprah-winfrey-john-tesh-lovers.jpgKitty Kelley, famous for her scathing celebrity biographies, has set her gaze on the queen of the world media, Oprah Winfrey. Kelley’s book, Oprah: A Biography, comes out on Tuesday, April 13 and it’s already ranked in the top 20 books on Amazon.

While the bio promises to be the most in depth tome of Lady O ever, there’s one item that has us both staring in amazement and screaming with horror. Winfrey once carried on a live-in romance with Hollywood’s jack-of-all-trades, John Tesh!

]]>The New York Daily News got an exclusive excerpt from the book that describes Winfrey’s relationship with Tesh when she was a TV reporter in Nashville in her early-twenties. The two shared her apartment when he was a news anchor at another local TV station. The juicy part is that Tesh apparently just couldn’t handle being in an interracial relationship with the rising star during those racist times. “He said one night he looked down and saw his white body next to her black body and couldn’t take it anymore,” one of Tesh’s ex-lovers told Kelley. The source adds, “He walked out in the middle of the night. … He told me he later felt very guilty about it.” Mr. Tesh, your “white flight” was one multi-billion dollar dash if you ask us. Winfrey’s spokesperson would not comment on the book to the New York Daily News and Tesh’s people didn’t respond to the site’s request for comment. The Dish Rag wants more! We’re getting the book as soon as it’s out, are you? Follow Zap2it’s Dish Rag on Twitter, @TheRealJethro on Twitter, and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest celebrity news and buzz. More Oprah dish: Is Jamie Foxx in love with Oprah Winfrey? Tina Fey thinks so
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