As widely reported, Gayle King came under the fiercest of fires when a line of questioning about Kobe Bryant shortly after his death saw her fall foul of public favor.
Many found her probe into past allegations during an interview with Lisa Leslie insensitive; and it brought with it a wave of anger – from the public and celebrities alike. Especially Snoop Dogg, who did not hold back with his irritation.
Matters escalated when King revealed she had been receiving death threats in the wake of the drama, which she insisted was caused by questionable editing.
With the situation somewhat in rearview, she sat down with friend Oprah Winfrey during the last stop of the 2020 Vision Tour and opened up about the testing episode.
See what she had to say below…
“What got to me was the vitriol and the vulgarity that was just unleashed at me in ways that I couldn’t even understand. I think we can disagree politically, we can disagree socially. But I think humanity should prevail… always.”
Watch her expanded take: