" I glance over, and see a tall figure by the door, wearing an understated, tweedy overcoat. It takes a very long time: as he passes each table, he reaches out, shakes hands, graciously receives compliments and exchanges pleasantries, as if on a royal progress.
Perhaps that is fitting; at 69, Rose is one of the nearest things that New York has to media royalty these days.
Eventually, after navigating the packed room, Rose arrives at my table and casually chucks his coat on a chair with a supremely confident, easy air.
It's funny the things that sneak up on you after a life spent in narcoleptic yammering with the giants of our age.Page Six reached out to King’s rep to gain clarification on her actual comments, and the rep provided a transcript of the exchange. The internet has run rampant with allegations she’s more than pals with best friend Oprah Winfrey, who addressed lesbian rumors with Barbara Walters in 2010.King told TV Guide in April 2011, “In the beginning, it used to bother me. He has won great awards like the Emmy Award and the Peabody Award for his work. In many interviews, he has talked about Islam religion and Christianity religion and how they cannot be compared. They were living very happily as husband and wife before a tragedy occurred in their lives.He is a very hard-working man, and he always has a busy schedule. They went through a very rough patch, and the couple had to go through the process of divorce.What with the crazy hours and interviews to prep — starting a family just falls between the cracks.