Oprah Winfrey was allegedly busted for sex trafficking and some of her fans have blamed the rumour on coronavirus with the claims it is already affecting people’s minds after in the wake of the mass quarantine in the US.
The queen of daytime TV logged onto Twitter on Tuesday to post an indignant rebuttal, calling it “an awful FAKE thing” and “NOT TRUE” confirming that she had not been arrested and was also in quarantine as the rest of the people.
There were wide reports that Oprah had been raided and arrested for sex trafficking.
Despite the fact that there was no news source to corroborate Oprah’s arrest it spread like wildfire on social media.
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In her reaction, Oprah said:
Just got a phone call that my name is trending. And being trolled for some awful FAKE thing. It’s NOT TRUE. Haven’t been raided, or arrested. Just sanitizing and self-distancing with the rest of the world. Stay safe everybody
Nobody seems to believe the rumors anyways
The Coronavirus pandemic is keeping most people indoors, practicing self-isolation and social distancing. The virus, which began in China, has spread across the globe.