EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: Flashback! Stedman Appears In Ad With Oprah's Ex Lover

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Feb. 18 2011, Published 7:08 a.m. ET

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Oprah Winfrey's ex-lover and current beau appeared in a Ford automobile ad together, and has exclusively uncovered it.

Stedman Graham and Reginald Chevalier graced the pages of Ebony magazine together in a three-page spread during the 1986 Spring issue.

In the ad, Stedman is seen standing behind a woman with a brown sports jacket on, while Reginald is in the same position but wearing a leather bomber jacket.

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Oprah and Stedman have been in a relationship for nearly 26 years, but scorned ex-lover Reginald told in an exclusive interview that Stedman stole Oprah from him.

"When I was dating Oprah, I know for a fact that Stedman was courting her," Reginald, 51, said.

"I remember Stedman used to call, and I would answer the phone and she would tell me, 'I don't want to talk to him... I'm not here.'"

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The bizarre twist is that Stedman and Reginald worked together doing the Ford ad, but that friendship quickly soured when Stedman made it clear he was after Reginald's woman - and won her.

Reginald and Oprah only dated for a short four months before their relationship ended, but he still wonders what life with the queen of daytime talk shows would be like.

"If I would have married Oprah, we would have been together still," he said, "because she's the kind of woman when she has something she won't let it go... she's loyal."



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