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Oprah Racism

Oprah: Old Racists 'Just Have To Die'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

Oprah did not hold back when talking about race in an interview with the BBC on Friday. She was in the UK to promote "The Butler," and forthrightly...

Trois Pommes Gives Oprah 'Pretty Woman' Treatment, Then Buries Its Head in the Sand

Reid Wegley | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Reid Wegley

We live in a society where brand image is fragile, to a certain extent, thanks to social media. It's more like perceived fragility, though.

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Defends Oprah

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.15.2013 | Media

Bill O'Reilly defended Oprah on his Wednesday Fox News show after the talk show host revealed that she experienced racism while visiting Switzerland e...

Oprah Opens Up About Alleged Racist Encounter

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 08.14.2013 | Black Voices

Oprah Winfrey is sticking by her story about a potentially racist encounter in a Swiss store, repeating the details in an interview to Switzerland's B...

Outrage for Oprah: Racism or Classism?

Amanda Deverich | Posted 10.14.2013 | Black Voices
Amanda Deverich

Most people are shocked by recent reports that Oprah was denied taking a closer look at a $38,000 handbag in a store in Switzerland because the clerk thought it too expensive for her to consider. Digging deeper, something is fundamentally fetid and familiar.

Limbaugh Doubles Down On Gross Oprah Comments

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.13.2013 | Media

Rush Limbaugh repeated his claims on Tuesday that Oprah experienced discrimination while browsing at a store because she is "overweight." Oprah rec...

Oprah 'Sorry' For Switzerland's Flap

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 10.13.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey says she's "sorry" a media frenzy emerged after saying she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland. "I thin...

Rush Limbaugh Says Disgusting Things About Oprah, Of Course

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.09.2013 | Media

Here is how Rush Limbaugh tried to explain away Oprah's encounter with a woman who refused to sell her a handbag in Switzerland — an encounter widel...

Oprah Gets Apology For Racist Encounter

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 10.09.2013 | Black Voices

GENEVA -- Switzerland is a glamorous playground of the rich and famous, filled with glitterati from princes to movie stars. It's also a land with a so...