Oprah and the $37,450 crocodile handbag

Fellowship of the Minds

Talk show titan and Obama’s pal Oprah Winfrey, who has an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion (some racist country America is!), is starring in a new movie about racist America called The Butler.

A few days ago, Oprah made headlines when she claimed that she was racially discriminated against by a sales assistant in the Trois Pommes boutique in Zurich, Switzerland. Oprah was in Switzerland for singer Tina Turner’s wedding last month.

Oprah and Gayle King in SwitzerlandOprah (r) and best friend Gayle King (l) in Switzerland

Oprah claims the sales assistant refused to show her a 35,000 Swiss franc ($37,450) luxury black crocodile leather handbag because – seeing a black woman – the sales assistant automatically assumed Oprah would not be able to afford it, saying: “You don’t want to see this bag. It is too expensive. You cannot afford it.”

Trois Pommes

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Finally, the sales assistant is giving her version of what happened.

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