No good deed goes unpunished.

Some of the parents who have kids attending Oprah Winfrey's new African school claim their children are being treated like inmates at a jail and are complaining to local newspapers about it.

Chief among their beefs is that they are allowed almost no contact with their daughters at the all-girl school and that the students can only eat limited, Oprah-approved meals.

"Their diet is fruit, yogurt and sandwiches," a distraught foster mom told a South African newspaper.

"Surely this isn't a prison or an institution," wondered Francis Mans, the foster mom of student Gweneth Mulder. She is threatening to remove her daughter from the school if the rules aren't relaxed, according to reports.

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