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'Oprah Winfrey Show' Not Filming in Egypt

March 05, 2011 06:50:50 GMT

Her rep debunks report that there is plan to broadcast Oprah Winfrey's talk show from the country's capital.


'Oprah Winfrey Show' Not Filming in Egypt
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Representatives for Oprah Winfrey have shot down reports the talk show queen is taping a future episode of her show in Egypt. The country's new tourism minister Munir Fakhri Abdelnur reportedly told a local news station in Cairo that Winfrey was planning to broadcast a live show from Tahrir Square on "a Friday in March".

Tahrir Square became famous earlier this year when it turned into a meeting place for activists protesting the dictatorship of Egypt's now-ousted president Hosni Mubarak. But Oprah's aides insist the talk show queen is not planning a trip to the Middle East.

A spokesperson for Winfrey's Harpo Studios tells WENN, "Reports about The Oprah Winfrey Show taping a future episode in Egypt are untrue. There are no plans for Ms. Winfrey or the show to broadcast from an international location before the program's finale in May."


 




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