Oprah Winfrey Tweets Out About the Handbag Diss in Zurich
adidas samba adidas samba The media mogul gave an interview to Entertainment Tonigh adidas samba t earlier where she revealed that she encountered racism while shopping in Zurich when a store clerk refused to show her a handbag, claiming it was adidas samba “too expensive” for her.
Since letting the cat out of the bag (pun fully intended), Swiss tourism officials have officially apologized to Oprah.
“Switzerland Tourism is deeply sorry to learn about the experience Ms. Winfrey recently had in Switzerland, and we apologize that her feelings were hurt. We would like to assure Ms. Winfrey any visitor to Switzerland she is welcome with open arms.”
Winfrey, who was in Zurich last month to attend Tina Turner’s wedding and decided to go shopping by herself, told ET that instead of raising a ruckus about how she was treated, she left the shop without buying the bag because she didn’t want to give the employee a commission.