Grammy-nominated singer SZA recently became a victim of racial profiling at a Sephora location in Calabasas, California.
The singer revealed that the store called security on her based on the suspicion of stealing.
SZA explained the incident on Twitter, tweeting, “Lmao Sandy Sephora location 614 Calabasas called security to make sure I wasn’t stealing. We had a long talk. U have a blessed day Sandy.”
The company responded to SZA’s claim and said it is taking her complaint “very seriously.”
“You are a part of the Sephora family, and we are committed to ensuring every member of our community feels welcome and included at our stores,” Sephora’s official twitter account replied to SZA.
“We have been informed of an incident at our Calabasas store and in addition to reaching out to SZA directly, we are gathering more information about the incident in order to take the proper next steps,” a statement sent via e-mail to HuffPost read.
It continued, “We take complaints like this very seriously, profiling on the basis of race is not tolerated at Sephora. Our purpose has always been rooted in our people and ensuring that Sephora is an inclusive and welcoming space for all our clients.”
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