Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King simply proved they’re as hip as ever after hilariously guessing the which means behind right now’s slang phrases.
In a video posted to O, The Oprah Journal‘s YouTube web page on Tuesday, Winfrey, 65, and King, 64, have been requested to outline quite a lot of phrases — the primary one being the phrase “lit.”
“We know what that is,” Winfrey tells King who solutions “Lit means it’s really great, it’s really fun.”
“We went to the party and it was lit,” the well-known finest mates then say collectively.
Subsequent up was the phrase “Shade.” “It’s the same thing as dissing someone,” Winfrey confidently responds.
King then offers an instance saying, “They were throwing all sorts of the shade when she walked into the room talking about her shoes.”
Winfrey interjects with, “No talking about the fact that she had been with somebody else’s boyfriend.”
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Winfrey and King’s momentum then involves a short halt as they get stumped over the time period “snack.”
King says her favourite snack is BBQ potato chips, whereas Winfrey reveals hers is popcorn with truffles.
Nonetheless, each solutions are incorrect.
A snack is definitely outlined as “someone who looks good at the moment.”
“But you’re saying someone really looks like you want to eat it up because it’s attractive?” King asks. “Okay, I didn’t know that. That’s good,” Winfrey says.
“Oh, I just had lunch with somebody who is a real snack … I’m not going to say who it is either. That was a meal,” Winfrey hilariously says.
“He’s a whole buffet,” King says in settlement.
King will get again on monitor by accurately guessing the which means behind “secure the bag.”
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“I think that means get the money,” King says. Winfrey, in the meantime, has no thought.
She later redeems herself when it got here to the time period “thicc.”
“It means they’re voluptuous, curvaceous,” Winfrey proudly says.
“We’re both thicc!” King says. “I’m thicc and very proud of it,” Winfrey replies.
The besties seem on the September cowl of O, The Oprah Journal, with King making her first-ever look as a canopy star for the journal. The candy second comes as King has gained widespread popularity of her work as an anchor on CBS This Morning, and nobody is celebrating her success greater than Winfrey.
The mogul opened up about how King all the time stood by her and by no means let Winfrey’s fame get in the way in which of their tight friendship.
“Now that Gayle’s a shining star on CBS This Morning, folks usually ask her how she felt being within the shadow of my success. The reality is, she all the time felt not a shadow however the mild,” Winfrey says within the subject. “We couldn’t have remained friends if she’d perceived it as a shadow. I would have sensed that, and I wouldn’t have been able to be as open. A true friend can’t be jealous of you, or want to take advantage of you in any way.”
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Because the anchor of CBS This Morning, King’s profession has by no means been hotter. Her March interview with embattled singer R. Kelly confirmed the viewers a wholly totally different facet of the journalist. Her skill to preserve management whereas Kelly grew more and more upset and erratic went viral and gained her tens of millions of followers.
With a brand new contract, she leads a revitalized and surging CBS This Morning present, teamed with Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil below the watchful eye of latest government producer Diana Miller.
“I always believed that the somebody who cared as much about the news, the culture, the work, would be seen and noticed,” Winfrey lately informed PEOPLE. “Excellence cannot be denied.”