, 2022-11-01 15:53:51,
Oprah Winfrey is no stranger to endorsing products she thinks her fans will fall in love with—after all, her new slate of “Favorite Things” just arrived in time for holiday shopping. But disreputable companies have been known to fake Oprah’s seal of approval, and she’s setting the record straight on one nefarious example.
The media mogul took to Instagram on Monday to call out weight loss supplement brands for trying to attach her image and endorsement to their products in online ads and targeted email campaigns. Winfrey says she knew she had to come out and say something after five people approached her about the gummies over the course of a week.
“So it happened to me again today,” Oprah explains in the brief video. “A woman came up to me and said, ‘Can you help me get your weight loss gummies?’ And I said, ‘Ma’am, I don’t have anything to do with weight loss gummies, and let me just tell you, you’re the fifth person this week to mention it.’ So I’m going to address it.”
Online fact-checkers—from Snopes to USA Today—have debunked the advertisements in the past. To be clear, Oprah isn’t hawking a line of CBD with Whoopi Goldberg, nor is she involved with keto gummies from Weight Watchers. A spokesperson from Oprah’s team denied her endorsement of a diet pill to Politifact back in March. But that doesn’t seem to stop scammers from spreading those lies on social media.
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