Gayle King Signing a Big Deal to Stay at CBS News If you think that Oprah’s bestie Gayle King is leaving CBS, think again. Word is she’s about to sign a new multi-million dollar deal to stay at CBS. King already has a deal with the network worth $5.5 million but wants the network to commit to making the morning news show more competitive. Gayle impressed many with her R Kelly interview and other changes in the news division won’t be made until King’s deal is done. If you were Gayle would you stay at CBS News? When negotiating a deal what’s more important money or stability?