Oprah's Next Chapter:
Valerie Simpson Loses Her Partner in Music and Marriage
For almost 40 years, Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson—partners in music and marriage—made up the songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson. They spent nearly 33 of those years in the same New York City townhome until Nick lost his battle with throat cancer in August 2011. Watch as Valerie opens up about losing her husband so quickly after his diagnosis in March 2011. Plus, find out why Valerie says she still feels Nick's presence.