Oprah Winfrey says she´s kinda sorta "sorry" for the fallout that ensued after she told the media about a "racist" encounter at a purse store in Switzerland ... saying, "I´m really sorry that it got blown up." Yeah, right. Oprah addressed the media at the premiere of "The Butler" in L.A. last night -- backpedaling after the shop in question started to refute O´s allegations of racism during an incident last month. The shop owner says the whole thing was a "misunderstanding" and had "nothing to do with racism." Last night, Oprah said ... "I think that incident in Switzerland."
Comments: This really made me chuckle. It looks like Miss Oprah is not getting away with things she would have in the past. It´s about time someone spoke the truth about her.
She´s sorry her story has been exposed as false...and she was probably more mad about not being recognized than anything else. It was just easier to say "I was a victim of racism" than to say "My enormous ego was bruised." (Plus the racism angle might help her movie. The other one would not.) Five years ago I might have watched her new movie. Now I´ve had a gut full of hate and wouldn´t go on a bet.
The fact that this formidable mediocrity has captured the minds and hearts of so many Americans is an indicant of how lame-brained the populace has become and why the Democrats could win for a long time to come.
0prah may be very rich, but she is a has-been. After listening to her pathetic whining and lying, I will never pay money to see any of her movies again. Good to see the clerk stood up to her; 0prah is an arrogant bully.
I think Oprah actually helped heal the race issue until she cuddled up to ----faced Obama. After watching him legislate-both at state level and then in Washington, it was not a big jump to think he is a train wreck waiting to happen. I haven´t watched her since.
The real story here is that the loathsome MSM ran with the absurdity that mega-rich Obama-loving ultra-celebrities are actually victims of racial discrimination. Will wonders never cease? The way the loathsome MSM distorts reality is the greatest mental health hazard in America.
The shop owner is presumably a friend of Tina Turner´s, as she (the shop owner) was invited to Turner´s wedding. I suspect O has heard from blowback from Tina Turner. I suspect Ms Turner frequents that shop and has been mightily embarrassed by the O.
Here´s a true Oprah story...years ago on her show she was going on and on about the silent racism in the United States. (This was during the time when OW ran around with a microphone actually talking to her audience.) A sweet lady from downstate Illinois got up and said she didn´t know what Oprah was talking about...she never "thought about black people at all.
The Black Queen went off on her saying that was the problem because people like her never thought about blacks and racism at all.
I always thought that was a telling moment that looked into Oprah´s soul. I felt so sorry for that sweet, well-dressed woman who tried to tell Oprah in the nicest way that Op´s racism was all in the Queen´s mind.
Did Oprah really think that people would sympathize with her because her chance to buy a $38,000 purse was thwarted? Like people would shake their heads and think that we still have so far to go with race relations?Brava for the shopgirl who asked why Oprah would pick on her?
Who in the heck can justify a $36,000+ handbag unless it comes with a little guy trailing behind you carrying it. Then I would still have second, third, or fourth thoughts about the price. You could buy a nice car for that money. Seems to me to be a very frivolous purchase. Unless, of course, you are buying status disguised as a purse, and I understand purchasing that is quite expensive.
So poor customer service is passed off as racism...Everyting is racism with so many Blacks in this country. It´s not racism when they get promoted above their skill set, is it? No, only when things don´t go their way. It´s not 1853 or 1953 anymore but if Oprah and her ilk want it to be that way - be careful what you ask for.
I´m tellin´ ya, that shop has a security video which tells a completely different story than the one Orca is peddling and I´ll bet that they´re threatening to use it. Hence this sort of back-peddle. Notice that Orca said, "It got" blown out of proportion, not "I blew it" out of proportion. She´s in CYA mode and trying to put the blame elsewhere, just like her messiah in the WH.
old bag buying a new bag gets upset. queens do not apologize well and that is what she thinks she is. Wonder if she will come out for Hillary. In 2008 she said that ´some people say that obama should wait for his turn ´ . A definite racially inspired slap at Bill and Hill.
TMZ...the headline...picking myself up off the floor. Priceless. Ooops, just picked myself up again after reading #26. L-dotters are just too sharp and clever for me to resist falling on the floor with enjoyment of classic good humor.
It´s her money so if she wants to spend $36,000+ for a handbag, more power to her.
However, you have to recognize that a person who would spend that kind of money for a handbag doesn´t think like the rest of us. Her value system is radically skewed. Also fine for her but she often acts like she is "speaking for the average person".
Oprah is busted! She was in full dont-you-know-who-I-am mode and Swiss people don´t play that game very much. Se loves throwing her wieght around, oun intended, and loves having white people say "yes, ma´am" to her, a sure sign of her insecurity. News flash: All that money didn´t buy you one ounce of class, Miz Ø. Truly wealthy people remember where they came from , treat others with respect, are not always demanding special treatment and most of them like to go around unnoticed, not brandishing an ego 1 the size of your ample arse. When the store´s ssecurity video is played back and makes it to the internet, you can chow down on some humble pue or fresh crow....take your pick, and maybe it´ll taste better since that white shop clerk will be SERVING it to you, the empress of all black women. You are a spoiled, selfish cow, Oprah.
Oprah knows no other method...the race card has become the Libs first ´throw-down´ in any situation.
So Oprah, how´s that ´giving yo money´ to takers working out for ya? Have you noticed they aren´t even thankful?
On the Purse Snache issue. You knew well if you went into a highly upscale store dressed like a tramp you would not get the best of treatment. It HAS NOTHING to do with race, it´s the slob drolling over a purse dressed down to look barely better than a street person that got you!
Admit it, you tried to set them up so you could yell "RACIST", and YOU know it!
One thing I´ll thank Obama for is flushing out all the racism from the blacks. The black actors, entertainers, pols and all thought with their new chieftan in the White House they could pull out all stops on whitey and rise up. Wrong. They were all exposed. One comes to mind that I thought was a nice actor, Morgan Freeman, but he blew it. Let them wear their slave mentality because I think the nation went passed that long ago. The Oprah types can fester like a boil if they want because I don´t think about them, at all. I´m done with their belly aching and it will be a new day when Obama is gone and believe me he will be gone one day.
Yes... it was a transparent publicity stunt to garner some Trayvon fervor for herself; but the real news is how quickly the NWO progressives made her apologize; Switzerland is the de facto hdqrtrs those coordinating the demise of all democracies...how dare she draw ANY attention there.
This non-story will guarantee plenty of AA butts in seats when "The Butler" comes out Friday, because the targeted viewers won´t bother to learn the "other side of the story." Or believe it, if they did bother. The studio distributing "The Butler" would´ve had to cough up millions of dollars on a publicity campaign this flap created for free.
This is a short story: Oprah Is Caught Lying…Again. I´m so tired of this obnoxious woman. That this supposedly people loving Oprah would put a woman´s job on the line making her the target of make believe racist remark tells it all. The truth is flat out and obvious: Oprah is a liar in a made-up-out- of-whole cloth-issue focused on whether the tubby one can afford a $40,000 purse? It´s time this stuffed elephant just goes away.
I don´t care if it is the best film of the year and The Oprah is Oscar worthy! There is no way I will spend $ to see "The Butler", in the same way I wouldn´t bother about "Django Unchained". (I also don´t care that Nancy Reagan thinks Jane Fonda is fine playing her-------I will continue to vote with my wallet.)
re #46 - Sad to say but most blacks won´t catch the mistake of Hillary saying Medgar EVANS rather than EVERS. And most (to include Oprah) don´t even know he is buried in Arlington National Cemetery on land once owned by Robert E. Lee.
Some social media analysis must have shown a decline in how often her name came up in the online and on-air discussions.
How her periodic effort to refresh her name-relevance in the news blew up in her face this time is a bit of a mystery. All she had to do before this was get some implied controversy into the news with her name attached to it, and it would reinvigorate her fan base and return her name to search-engine trend lists for weeks, with few noticeable side effects.
Liberal and Liar have long been synonymous. She is ruining the reputation of the employee and of that store. The oprah just thinks she can go around stating what ever she wants and not have to answer for her lies. Maybe in America where they buy that sh&t, but not there, they are fighting back. She owes more than a BS apology. Why should she be sorry she said it, or said it was Switzerland if it REALLY did happen?? I would be beside myself and tell the world if it really did occur that way.
These LIARS no matter what political affiliation, need to be called to the carpet and ousted for the lies they tell. It should be done publicly so they will think before they spout lies next time, trying to promote that hack movie of hers.
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