Source: Ann Oldenburg / USA Today
Earlier this week, Oprah Winfrey mentioned to Entertainment Tonight‘s Nancy O’Dell that she had encountered racism while in Switzerland for Tina Turner’s recent wedding.
Oprah left her hotel to do a little shopping. “I didn’t have my eyelashes on but I was in full Oprah Winfrey gear … but obviously the Oprah Winfrey show is not shown in Zurich.” She was by herself and went into a shop and wanted to look at a handbag, “She says to me, no, it’s too expensive,” adding that Oprah “would not be able to afford that.” She refused to give her the purse.
Winfrey left the store without making a fuss, says ET, deciding it was better to leave empty-handed than give the employee commission.
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