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Thankfully, the show will go on in Melbourne. Oprah is set to meet and interview Australia's prime minister, then greet fans waiting in Federation Square. "At the eleventh hour, the officials from Melbourne and our security experts sat down at a table and hashed it out," Sheri says. "Our security guy called me and said, 'Green light. You can go now.'"

But a new security concern arises the morning of shooting—Oprah's entire itinerary has been leaked to the press. "So everybody in Australia knows where we're going to be and what time we're going to be there. That's just like saying to everybody in a major city in the world, 'Come on out,'" Sheri says. "It's not just Oprah's safety. We're going to have people coming into this square, and they have to be safe too."

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