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Oscars Oopsie: Beauty Company Mistakes Whoopi For Oprah in Tweet

  | February 29, 2016 16:22 IST (New Delhi)
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Whoopi Goldberg photographed at the Oscars (right) and (left) Oprah Winfrey at an award luncheon. (Image courtesy: AFP)

The awkward moment when Whoopi Goldberg shows up to the Oscars and is promptly confused with Oprah Winfrey on Twitter. Total Beauty deleted it but everything lives forever on the Internet. Total Beauty, publicly shamed and red-faced, apologized and is hoping to make amends

The awkward moment when Whoopi Goldberg shows up to the Oscars and is promptly confused with Oprah Winfrey on Twitter. The Golden Globes, who insisted on tagging America Ferrera as Gina Rodriguez in a series of tweets some months ago, might sympathise but the rest of Twitter savaged beauty company Total Beauty who put out the offending tweet on Oscar day. (Also Read: Best Quotes From Show Mention Race, Climate Change, Cookies)
They deleted it but everything lives forever on the Internet:

Oopsie. Or make that - Whoopsie. Both Whoopi and Oprah are massively famous, agreed - but do they look at all alike, apart from sharing the same skin colour?
#ThatsNotOprah trended for hours and spewed forth a barrage of jokes and insults. Like so:


Total Beauty, publicly shamed and red-faced, apologized and is hoping to make amends:


Neither Whoopi Goldberg nor Oprah Winfrey (who was watching the Oscars in her pyjamas at home) have commented yet. (Also Read: Oscars: Was Chris Rock's Medicine to a So-White Oscars Strong Enough?)


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