V. Stiviano is truly the gift that keeps on giving. The woman who’s at the center of Donald Sterling’s racist rant scandal has finally broken her silence. She spoke to Barbara Walters on Friday night’s edition of “20/20.” Stiviano insists that she’s Sterling’s personal assistant and NOT his mistress.

When Walters asked if V was in love with Sterling, she said she loved him like a father figure. She also insists that he’s hurting from this situation and she’s hurting for him.

As for the racist allegations, Stiviano insists that Sterling isn’t a racist.