Oprah Winfrey denies that her home was raided and she was arrested

Oprah Winfrey denies that her home was raided and she was arrested

- Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has confirmed that there was no raid at her home as has been reported on the internet and urged her fans to relax as she was safe

- The TV talk show queen also asked her fans to take care of themselves during the coronavirus outbreak

- This follows some news agencies claiming Winfrey's home was raided by police

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Revered TV personality Oprah Winfrey has shut down claims that she has been arrested.

Oprah clarified she has been ''self-quarantining'' and trying to sanitise and is not behind bars, as alleged by some news outlets.

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In a tweet seen by Briefly.co.za, the media mogul confirmed there was no raid at her place and urged her fans to relax as she was safe.

The TV queen also asked her fans to take care of themselves.

According to Oprah, she was shocked when she received a call informing her she was trending on Twitter over the alleged arrest.

''Just got a phone call that my name is trending. And being trolled for some awful fake thing. It is not true. I have not been raided, or arrested. Just sanitising and self distancing with the rest of the world. Stay safe everybody.'' she wrote.

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Rumours about Oprah's alleged arrest first became public on Monday night.

Following confirmation she had not been arrested, her fans thronged Twitter to wish her well.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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