Oprah Winfrey has denied reports she was arrested and her home raided by law enforcement.
The 66-year-old talk show host and media mogul became one of Twitter’s top trending topics on Tuesday night after rumors began circulating on social media that she, along with other celebrities, had been arrested for sex trafficking.
After being made aware of the rumors, Winfrey took to Twitter Wednesday to dispel them.
Addressing the tweets, she told her 42.8 million followers: “Just got a phone call that my name is trending. And being trolled for some awful FAKE thing.”
“It’s NOT TRUE,” she added, “Haven’t been raided or arrested.”
She signed off the post by reminding her followers that she was doing her part to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus by practicing social distancing.
“Just sanitizing and self-distancing with the rest of the world. Stay safe everybody,” she said.