10 Aug '13, 1pm

via @nprnews: Why Didn't The Store Just Let Oprah Buy The $38,000 Handbag?

Enlarge image i Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 31. She recently had an encounter with a saleswoman in Switzerland over a Tom Ford handbag. Evan Agostini /Invision/AP Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 31. She recently had an encounter with a saleswoman in Switzerland over a Tom Ford handbag. Evan Agostini /Invision/AP On the list of things to be outraged about at the moment, I'll admit this isn't at the top: The Swiss tourism office apologized to Oprah on Friday because she wasn't allowed to buy a $38,000 designer handbag while recently shopping in Switzerland. Poor lil' Oprah. *sad face* It does make me wonder, though, can you ever be rich enough or famous enough or beautiful enough to not be racially profiled while shopping? Firs...

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So? "@News24: Oprah handbag worth $38 000.

So? "@News24: Oprah handbag worth $38 000.

news24.com 09 Aug '13, 5pm

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A $38,000 handbag not unheard of in luxury market

A $38,000 handbag not unheard of in luxury market

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