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Oprah reps shoot down Cairo broadcast story

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 (11) 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.

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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 programme’s finale in May.”

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