Gayle King came to BuzzFeed New York Thursday where she was interviewed by Another Round's Tracy Clayton as part of the company's new Breakfast at BuzzFeed speaker series. Here are some cool facts we learned about the CBS This Morning host during their conversation:
1.She grew up in Turkey.
2.Race was first brought to her attention in the 4th grade when a classmate made a racist remark to her.
3.She majored in psychology at the University of Maryland because she loves giving unsolicited advice.
4.Despite constantly reporting on it, she'll never be desensitized to tragedy.
5.Her self-care tip for those covering the news? "Take everything in, but you don't have to keep it in."
6.She's never smoked weed.
7.What she loves most about her job is that it would've made her parents proud.
8.She thinks President Obama smells like grace, heaven, and intelligence.
9.Frank Zappa is her hardest interview to date.
10.She's always comfortable in her skin.
11.She crumples her toilet paper vs folding.
12.She got to watch part of the Formation Tour in Bey's suite.
13.Her favorite song on Lemonade is Sorry.
14.Saw Hamilton FOUR times
15.She doesn't consider herself a creative person.
16.She once gave someone $75 by accident.
17.She's lost 28lbs on Weight Watchers.
18.Make yourself invaluable is one of her keys to success.