13 Aug '13, 7am

I liked a @YouTube video from @theyoungturks Oprah Faces Racism Over $38,000 Handbag

"No. It's too expensive ... You will not be able to afford that," a Swiss sales attendant at the store Trois Pommes allegedly told Oprah Winfrey during the billionaire's most recent trip to Zurich, where she was attending Tina Turner's wedding. The "too expensive" item in question? A $38,000 handbag—which would represent a tiny fraction of Winfrey's net worth ($2.8 billion). The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down. Read more here from Alexander Abad-Santos / The Atlantic http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2013/08/swiss-are-sorry-oprah-winfrey-f... Support The Young Turks by Subscribing http://www.youtube.com/user/theyoungturks Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tytnation Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/theyoungturks Support TYT for FREE by doing your Amazon shopping through this link (bookmark it!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=th...

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Swiss Shop Clerk Denies Telling Oprah She Couldn't Afford $38,000 Handbag

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consumerist.com 13 Aug '13, 6pm

After Oprah Winfrey, she of — heck, she’s OPRAH WINFREY, you know her name — told media outlets last week that a shop cler...

Someone Finally Called Out Oprah For Buying a $38,000 Handbag

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nypost.com 10 Aug '13, 6am

A snobby — potentially racist — Swiss boutique refused to help Oprah Winfrey buy a $38,000 handbag, telling her, “You will...

Oprah Winfrey & Shop Owner Explain Why She Couldn’t Afford A ,$38,000 Handbag [VIDEO] via @askkissy

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askkissy.com 10 Aug '13, 1pm

Back In July, Oprah Winfrey headed to Switzerland to attend her pal Tina Turner ‘s wedding.. While there Oprah ventured in...

Swiss shop owner denies racist Oprah slur over ...

bloomberg.com 09 Aug '13, 4pm

Oprah Winfrey wasn’t the victim of racism when she asked to be shown a 35,000 Swiss franc ($38,000) crocodile handbag in Z...

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npr.org 10 Aug '13, 9am

Enlarge image i Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 3...

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Enlarge image i Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 3...

Why Didn't The Store Just Let Oprah Buy The $38...

npr.org 10 Aug '13, 8am

Enlarge image i Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 3...

Why Didn't The Store Just Let Oprah Buy The $38...

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Enlarge image i Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 3...

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

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

news24.com 09 Aug '13, 5pm

The item at the center of the Winfrey dispute was reportedly a Tom Ford Jennifer bag - named for Jennifer Aniston, a fan o...

via @nprnews: Why Didn't The Store Just Let Opr...

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Enlarge image i Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 3...

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Enlarge image i Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of The Butler in New York City on July 3...

How A Handbag Can Cost $38,000 | Here & Now

hereandnow.wbur.org 14 Aug '13, 7pm

From NPR and WBUR Boston, I'm Jeremy Hobson. It's HERE AND NOW. By now you've heard about Oprah Winfrey's handbag fiasco i...

Shopping for a $38,000 handbag? For world's ultra-rich, like Oprah, the cost of accessories can be astronomical:

Shopping for a $38,000 handbag? For world's ult...

bigstory.ap.org 09 Aug '13, 4pm

LONDON (AP) — A $38,000 handbag? For most people, it's unthinkable. But for the richest sliver of the global population, l...