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John Tesh: Oprah And I DID Date

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Oprah isn't commenting but John Tesh is.

The pair's romance, written about in Kitty Kelley's new book on Winfrey, was confirmed by Tesh on Monday.

Former ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT Co-Host John Tesh tells ET exclusively,"Oprah and I were cub reporters in Nashville nearly 40 years ago and we dated for a short time. We even talked about it during one of my appearances on her show. We remain friends to this day."

Tesh, 57 and a born again Christian, is now married to Connie Sellecca.

Oprah's spokeswoman has refused to comment on her behalf.

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