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Gayle King: Why I Turned Down DWTS Three Times

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Gayle King won't be shaking it for the cameras any time soon.

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When caught up with Oprah Winfrey's BFF at Huffington Post's Game Changers event in NYC Thursday, the 55-year-old told Us she's been asked to compete on Dancing With the Stars three times — but she repeatedly turned them down!

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"I think it's good to keep my public humiliation to a minimum," she explained. "I would never want to embarrass my children ever…or myself! I can't dance."

Instead, the O Magazine editor says she's happy to watch from the sidelines as she roots for Season 11's remaining contestants.

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"I like Jennifer Grey, but I also like that guy Kyle [Massey]," she told Us. "I didn't know him, but he has personality and moves."

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