"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. They may not have a traditional relationship, but the couple still find time to enjoy simple things together.
Oprah Winfrey has opened up to explain why she has never married – she’s not traditional.
Oprah Weighs in on the Paula Deen Scandal“I’ve seen people crawl over him, push him aside,” she said. “In 27, however many years we’ve been together, I have never seen Stedman cry in a movie.
And last week, at the premiere, he saw it for the first time, there were tears.”As for the romantic scenes in the film?
It’s gonna turn around, but you’ve gotta do the work.”Winfrey added it hasn’t always been easy for Graham to be the partner of one of the most powerful people in the world. That embodies who he is.”Graham is also confident enough to shed a few tears; following the premiere of The Butler, Winfrey told ET Online how her long-time love reacted to the film.“Well, Stedman loved it,” she said.And that's really okay with me." She continued to explain, "If you ever interviewed him (Stedman), he would tell you that had we married, we would not be together today.Because he's a traditional man and this is a very untraditional relationship.“I hadn’t talked to [Stedman] about the kissing scenes,” Winfrey said.Oprah Winfrey is one very rich bachelorette, and it will remain that way forever.The media mogul has been dating Stedman Graham for a very long time, but the wedding bells still aren't ringing."Will you leave this earth as a never-married woman?" Access Hollywood asked the 59-year-old former daytime talk show host. "I think that's my final answer." She revealed, though, that the idea of getting married crossed her mind again at Tina Turner's wedding."Because Tina was like, 'Oprah, Oprah, you need to do this. Oprah Winfrey, partner Stedman Graham cozy up in rare photo ...Winfrey and Graham have been together since 1986, but largely keep their ...