student asking question

Could you explain a bit more of this sentence? What is Stedman and Oprah?


Native speaker’s answer


Oprah Winfrey is a famous American celebrity and billionaire, and her long-term boyfriend is Stedman Graham. Therefore, the speaker here is making a joke saying that the non-disclosure agreement he wants Eddie to sign is that same one Oprah made her boyfriend Stedman sign, even though we do not know if Oprah made Stedman sign a non-disclosure agreement. He is suggesting that Oprah made her boyfriend Stedman sign a non-disclosure agreement because she is wealthy and famous, and kept her boyfriend Stedman a secret for a long time.

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