Put On Blast: Oprah Gets Called Out For Insensitive Promotion Tweet Following Trayvon Martin Verdict

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Probably wasn’t the greatest time for a promo plug, miss Sophia

Oprah Winfrey Faces Backlash For Promotion Tweet Following Zimmerman Verdict

While much of the United States jumped on social networks expressing either outrage or indifference towards the acquittal of child murderer George Zimmerman on Saturday night, former talk show host and business woman Oprah Winfrey was promoting one of her shows…….and more than few of her followers were not too happy.

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Oprah did respond to the backlash and seemed to be genuinely sorry for being out of the loop, claiming that she was somewhere without access to television and was unaware that the verdict had been announced:

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Gotsta be more careful big O!

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