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Wait, What?! Beauty Website Confuses Whoopi Goldberg with Oprah Winfrey

Playing Wait, What?! Beauty Website Confuses Whoopi Goldberg with Oprah Winfrey

A beauty company's attempt to weigh in on the Oscars went horribly wrong when it confused an image of Whoopi Goldberg for Oprah Winfrey.

Read: Celebs React to Chris Rock's Oscars Opening Monologue 

The website Total Beauty mistook The View host for Oprah, tweeting a photo of Goldberg showing off her massive shoulder tattoo with the caption: “We had no idea Oprah was tatted, and we love it.”

Social media erupted.

The website responded to the blacklash, writing: “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.”

CBS Anchor Gayle King posted this photo of her daughter watching the Oscars with the “Queen of All Media.”


@Oprah & favorite daughter watching #Oscars & seeing @totalbeautyeditors snafu! We all love @whoopigoldberg but we don't all look alike Jeeeze!

A photo posted by Gayle King (@gayleking) on Feb 28, 2016 at 8:00pm PST


It capped a night that saw Chris Rock confronting Hollywood’s diversity problem head-on.

Read: Chris Rock Addresses Race at the Oscars

The comic said in his opening monologue: "We want black actors to get the same opportunities as white actors. That’s it. Not just once. Leo gets a great part every year and, you know, everybody, all you guys, get great parts all the time."

Watch: Man Who Played 'Revenant' Bear: I Thought I Was Hurting DiCaprio 

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