Oprah NOT Caught In “Sex Scandal,” Despite Fake News

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Oprah Harvey Weinstein Sex Scandal

By Michael Lewittes |

Oprah Harvey Weinstein Sex Scandal

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Oprah is not caught in a “disgusting sex scandal,” despite a just published fake news story. Gossip Cop can correct this complete fabrication that ties her to Harvey Weinstein. There’s absolutely no truth to the claim.

The website World Today 365 begins its manufactured report by noting that Oprah, a “Democratic presidential hopeful,” is a “good friend” of Weinstein, before adding, “Surely a person with presidential aspirations wasn’t blind to what was going on around her.” Almost incomprehensibly, the outlet then blames the talk show host for having “said nothing to the aspiring young starlets she came into contact with” about Weinstein’s predatory ways.

From there, the outlet mentions a press conference in New York on November 28, during which aspiring actress Kadian Noble discussed a lawsuit she filed the day before against Weinstein for allegedly sexually assaulting her in a hotel room in Cannes, France in May 2014. While that is true, the site then maintains that Oprah and Naomi Campbell, who were with the movie mogul at a Bafta Awards party in London when Noble first met him three months earlier, “actively participated in serving her up to Weinstein.”

The blog also contends that Campbell and Oprah “failed to warn [Noble] that [Weinstein] always demanded sex in return for his career help.” “What sets Noble’s story apart,” further asserts the outlet falsely, “is this is the first time that any of Weinstein’s victims has implicated another woman in helping to procure victims for Weinstein.” None of this, however, is remotely true or accurate.

Winfrey and Campbell just happened to be at the same Bafta Awards party with the film producer and absolutely did not participate in “serving [Noble] up to Weinstein.” Nor was either woman involved then or ever in “helping to procure victims for Weinstein.” It’s all lies.

The truth is the legendary talk show host had no idea about Weinstein’s vile practices. In fact, after learning more about them, Oprah posted a statement on Facebook on October 12 that read, in part, “I’ve been processing the accounts of Harvey Weinstein’s hideous behavior and haven’t been able to find the words to articulate the magnitude of the situation.” She concluded, “Thanks to the brave voices we’ve heard this week, many more will now be emboldened to come forward EVERY time this happens. I believe a shift is coming.” If anything, Oprah’s support may have helped Noble to go public and file a lawsuit against Weinstein.

Additionally, the contention that Oprah is a “Democratic presidential hopeful” is ridiculous. Gossip Cop recently debunked another fake news story that wrongly claimed Oprah was running for president against Donald Trump in 2020. Regardless, Oprah had no connection to the sex scandal with Weinstein, and the only thing that’s “disgusting” is how World Today 365 has shamefully tried to tie her to it.

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