Today on Fridays Live with Oprah, Oprah and her guests -- Ali Wentworth (wife of George Stephanopoulos), Gayle King, and Mark Consuelos -- discussed Thursday's Elizabeth Edwards interview.
Ali jumped in right away with this sage advice: "Keep it in your pants or don't go into politics."
And Ali didn't mask her irritation at the fact that John Edwards entered and stayed in the presidential campaign after the affair. "If you're going to have an affair, don't continue taking campaign funds, don't continue hiring people who are going to dedicate their lives to helping you run for president," she said.
As for Elizabeth staying with her husband after the affair, Gayle spoke as someone who had been with a "cheater cheater pumpkin-eater," and said that "until you're in that situation, you don't know what the hell you would do."
About Hunter's baby? Ali felt Elizabeth was being unrealistic about the possibility that John Edwards is the father. "And by the way, Elizabeth, if that baby is your husband's baby, it is going to change your life."
"And I think it is [his baby]," Gayle added. "The baby looks just like him."
Oprah's main comment, besides the fact that her own hair and makeup looked bad, was that John Edwards seemed pretty uncomfortable with her there. "He was really, really uncomfortable. And I was also uncomfortable, and you know why? Because I feel like you can ask anybody anything if they come to your studio, but I am standing in his house, in his foyer, in his gym, you know ..."