Gayle King reveals what went through her mind during R. Kelly's outburst

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As we all know, Roberts caught a lot of flack following her "Good Morning America" interview with Smollett about the now discredited attack against him in February.

Gayle King would like Fox News host Jesse Watters to know that black people don't all look the same.

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Watters put his head in one hand and said: 'I knew that.' Later in the show, he held up a whiteboard apologizing to both King and Roberts.

Right as King sat down across from Colbert, she excitedly revealed that she'd just gotten a personal phone call from iconic musician Elton John moments before coming out onto stage.

"Can you explain why you get out of court and the first thing you do is go to McDonald's?"

"He thinks in his mind, that we've all conspired together to take him down and the truth is, it just became a domino effect", said Jones, who claims Kelly physically abused her when they dated from 2011 to 2013. "I never thought that he was going to hurt me or hit me", she said, at least not on objective.

"I couldn't believe it", King told Colbert, laughing.

Even though Kelly stood over King, screaming and crying, she said she "just knew" she was never in danger.

"So many people started sending this to me, because I normally don't watch Fox News unless I'm just curious to see what's going on, what other people are thinking", she continued.

'Yes I did, I said that to her, ' King said.

King, 64, said she emailed Perino, 46, to thank her for correcting her colleague.

King said she privately thanked Perino for correcting Watters, and made one simple request to her: "Could you let the rest of your colleagues know that all black people do not look alike?"

"I never thought that he was going to hurt me or hit me", she added.

On the theory there is no detail too small in the R. Kelly saga, and with Gayle King's 80-minute interview A-matter having already aired across the week on CBS This Morning and CBS Evening News, the network has issued footage in which King scolds the singer for visiting McDonalds after his February 25 release from jail on sex abuse charges.

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