During last night’s Oscars red carpet coverage, Total Beauty tweeted a photo of Whoopi Goldberg with the caption, “We had no idea @Oprah was #tatted and we love it. #Oscars.” The tweet was immediately flooded with comments from folks cringing at such a large scale mistake. Oprah’s bestie Gayle King later posted a photo on Instagram of her daughter alongside Oprah shrugging at the camera with a confused look on her face, her phone in hand showing Total Beauty’s tweeted photo. “We love Whoopi Goldberg but we don’t all look alike jeez!” King captioned the photo with.
This beauty site has since apologized for the error of their ways. The tweet read, “We’d like to apologize to Oprah and Whoopi, as well as everyone we’ve offended. It was our error and there are no excuses. We’re sorry.”
We’d like to apologize to Oprah and Whoopi, as well as everyone we’ve offended. It was our error, and there are no excuses. We’re sorry.
— Total Beauty (@TotalBeauty) February 29, 2016