Oprah's Partner Stedman Reveals Secret to Their 33-Year Relationship

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey's partner Stedman Graham, opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about the secret of their love,

Stedman Graham was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres' show, and he revealed the secret to his long and loving relationship with Oprah Winfrey.

Graham and Winfrey have been together since 1986, and have vowed not to marry.

“Well, the thing about our relationship is, so I’m dedicated to her happiness, so that’s great for her and I want her to be the best she can possibly be and she’s done a pretty good job of doing that.” Stedman Graham 

SUPPORTING HIS PARTNER'S ASPIRATIONS

Graham believes that the strength of the bond between himself and Winfrey is founded on their mutual support of their aspirations.

For Graham, that is only possible when each partner has achieved self-knowledge and a clear vision of his or her own needs and desires.

She felt that the dark, vicious, and underhand ambiance of politics would "kill" her.

ON OPRAH WINFREY RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT

Even though Winfrey has denied she will run for president in the 2020 election, Graham, 68, believes she would have been excellent in the role.

“You know, you can trust her, number one, she’s smart, she has a photographic memory, she works very, very had, so she has the qualifications to do it,” he said.

OPRAH WINFREY ON POLITICS: "IT WOULD KILL ME"

Winfrey who had briefly considered running for office, dropped the idea because she felt that the dark, vicious, and underhand ambiance of politics would "kill" her.

STEDMAN GRAHAM'S NEW BOOK

Graham, who is the author of over 11 self-help business advice book has just launched his latest: "Identity Leadership."

In his book, he reveals that he believes that people who have the self-awareness of an intentional, strong identity can lead themselves to overcome obstacles in their own lives so that they can lead others.

Sound like anyone we know? 

OPRAH WINFREY TO STEP BACK FROM ACTING

Oprah Winfrey, whose multifaceted talent has won her numerous powerful roles in such acclaimed films as "The Color Purple" and "Beloved," has revealed that she will be stepping back from acting.

“It doesn’t feed me anymore. But I think to be really, really good at it, you’ve got to do it a lot. You’ve got to work at it. And it’s got to be something that you have true passion about. I don’t think it’s something you can dabble in,” she said.

Her last role was as Mrs. Which in the film adaptation of the beloved classic "A Wrinkle in Time" opposite Reese Whitherspoon and Mindy Kaling.