WHOOPI GOLDBERG MADE a splash on the Oscars red carpet last night, revealing a striking shoulder tattoo and some unusual jewellery.
Her look made an especially deep impression on cosmetics website Total Beauty.
Which tweeted this to its 50,000 followers:
The tweet remained live for some time, before eventually being deleted.
There was a long, awkward silence.
Then, the beauty site began a mortifying damage control exercise.
And offered a donation to charity.
Oprah, meanwhile, took to Instagram (well, her friend’s Instagram) with an admirably restrained response:
Now. Excuse us while we go and lie in a darkened room to weather a severe attack of second-hand mortification.
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