She received her education in the great state of Alabama.

After completing her education, she moved to Chicago, Illinois to work for the United States Army.

Rumors began circulating last week after a source told , "Oprah was making breakfast for Stedman when he casually made a joke about getting married, and it suddenly dawned on her how Stedman has never asked her for anything or pressured her in any way, and how she's been able to do whatever she wants.

More women still completely reject the entire idea and institution of marriage, calling it an antiquated form of subjugation which was only to be used in order to make noble people more powerful.

Since most of the Western world no longer has noble people, a growing number view marriage as a useless relic of the past.

Graham has been the subject of much publicity since 1986, most notably through tabloid articles claiming to chronicle his ongoing relationship with Winfrey.

magazine) is decidedly incorrect, seeing as the Big O herself was surprised to hear about her own nuptials.

She tweeted Tuesday that six of her friends had called to congratulate her on her big news—and to chastise her for not sending an invite to her big day. Oprah, who’s otherwise been busy tweeting about her upcoming OWN film with Ava Du Vernay, muse and possible candidate for new best friend Cynthia Erivo would have been preparing some kind of epic ballad to blow away a crowd of thousands.

Who wouldn’t be angry if denied the opportunity to attend a wedding that probably features multi-layer cakes and a delectable, Weight Watchers–approved [bread basket] (https:// There would have been a giveaway of enormous proportions in the works. Maybe they would have talked about everything besides the elusive Stedman, who only makes an occasional appearance, but they still would have been talking.

Oprah Winfrey loves a good story—but not every work of fiction is a must-read.

The 62-year-old TV titan and Stedman Graham are not planning a "dream wedding" or a " million honeymoon," contrary to a tabloid report.

These same busy years, Helene continued to work first for the United States Marine Corp and then accepted a position with the United States Treasury Department.