In the hottest news story of the day, Oprah says she was shopping for a purse in Zurich, Switzerland but was turned down because a racist employee thought she couldn’t afford the high-end bag. However, Trudie Goetz — the owner of the purse store in question — denies racism played a part in this fiasco. Instead she blames it all on one big misunderstanding.
Look below for 9 pictures of Trudie Goetz, who is either covering for a person who hates black people or is legitimately a very unlucky person today. You decide.
While seemingly everyone else in Switzerland has apologized to Oprah, this lady hasn’t gone that far. Instead, she says her employee was simply being courteous and offered to show the queen of television more options. The mistake was, according to her, partly due to a language barrier.
Who do you believe? In the meantime, check out these aforementioned images. Click the right arrow to view all nine: