Gayle King Sued By Matchmaker For Not Delivering “Oprah” #Breach of Contract


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Wake up people! Look who’s back? Yes! It’s your favorite, one and only, fashion and entertainment lawyer. Yours truly, Ms. Uduak Oduok. Don’t sleep on me, even if I happen to sleep on you. *Coughs* You could get sued. (BIG SMILE) 🙂 Back to the lawsuits because they keep coming.

Gayle King, Oprah’s BFF has just been sued for Breach of Contract on Dating services. Hmmm . . . breach of contract. Let’s see what do we have here? How about we pull’s archived case of J-Lo? We see  an analysis of breach of contract claims and defenses in the J.Lo case that is applicable in our Gayle King case.

If the alleged facts in the Gayle King story is true, how do you suppose Oprah will react?

Check out the story below. Gotta love TMZ on the opening sentence.

“So if you had any doubt about whether Gayle King is a lesbian scratch that, because Gayle is being sued by a famous matchmaker who claims she hooked Gayle up with a bunch of “attractive, fit, and wealthy men,” but Gayle reneged on her promise to put her on “Oprah.”

Orly Hadida — aka Orly the Matchmaker — claims 2 years ago she made a deal with Gayle to provide her with matchmaking services. According to the lawsuit, Orly waived her $500,000 fee, and in return Gayle promised to get Orly a guest spot on “Oprah.”

Orly alleges she spent hundreds of hours hooking Gayle up with 5 men — all fabulous. Orly claims Gayle went on several dates with more than one of the men. . .” –TMZ has the full story.


Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s fashion and entertainment law practice areas. Ms. Uduak has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also the author of Fashionentlaw™ and also has over two decades combined hands on industry experience in the creative industry which includes modeling, retail, fashion production, public relations, digital media, journalism and publishing. For further inquiries or if you are seeking legal representation, please email ( You may also follow her on twitter at @uduaklaw

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