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Jay Z & Barneys' Pre-Launch Party CANCELLED Amidst Racial Profiling Hullabaloo!

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Jay Z's pre-launch party for his holiday collaboration with Barneys has been cancelled due to their racism scandal!

Jay Z takes racial profiling VERY seriously!!

And now that Barneys is facing lawsuits and discontent from the general public after their employees were accused of racial profiling, HOVA is in NO mood to celebrate!

Bey's boo was all set to party with the Barneys elite Wednesday night, but now that the heat has reached its height, a rep from Barneys has now stated:

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Jay Z's pre-launch party for his holiday collaboration with Barneys has been cancelled due to their racism scandal!Jay Z's pre-launch party for his holiday collaboration with Barneys has been cancelled due to their racism scandal!Jay Z's pre-launch party for his holiday collaboration with Barneys has been cancelled due to their racism scandal!Jay Z's pre-launch party for his holiday collaboration with Barneys has been cancelled due to their racism scandal!Jay Z's pre-launch party for his holiday collaboration with Barneys has been cancelled due to their racism scandal!

Jay Z, Barneys, Macy's & Other MAJOR Retailers Joining Forces To Combat Racism!

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Jay Z releases another statement about the racial profiling at Barneys, and major retailers have agreed to meet about the situation!

When Jay Z’s fans created a petition to end his relationship with Barneys after multiple accounts of the store’s racism, we bet they never expected him to get THIS involved!

Major props to HOVA for sticking up for his followers!

After his initial response to complaints and lawsuits directed toward Barneys and the NYPD when they tried to arrest black customers leaving a store with their purchases, the rapper posted an update on the situation to Life + Times last week.

He eloquently wrote:

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Barneys Apologizes To Jay Z For Racial Profiling "Distraction"

Barneys apologizes to Jay Z after their stores are accused of racial profiling!

Jay Z has been feeling all sorts of pressure to cut ties with Barneys after multiple instances of racial profiling by the retailer have come to light.

However, Hova isn’t ready to kill his holiday collection yet since it will only hurt the beneficiaries of his charity.

After the rapper released his own statement about the matter over the weekend, Barneys CEO Mark Lee responded to Jay and apologized for the trouble.

He said:

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Jay Z RESPONDS To Barneys Racial Profiling! Find Out If He's Terminating His Partnership HERE!

Jay Z finally responds to those asking him to end his Barneys partnership due to racial profiling!

HOVA has spoken!

Last week, Jay Z came under fire for partnering with Barneys after the department store was accused of racial profiling.

The rapper was surprisingly quiet about the situation, that is until this weekend when Beyoncé's hubby finally released a statement regarding the matter at hand and the reason it took him so long to respond.

Jay wrote on his website:

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Jay Z finally responds to those asking him to end his Barneys partnership due to racial profiling!Jay Z finally responds to those asking him to end his Barneys partnership due to racial profiling!Jay Z finally responds to those asking him to end his Barneys partnership due to racial profiling!Jay Z finally responds to those asking him to end his Barneys partnership due to racial profiling!Jay Z finally responds to those asking him to end his Barneys partnership due to racial profiling!

Jay Z Asked To End Barneys Partnership After Department Store Is Accused Of Racial Profiling!

Barneys is being accused of racial profiling by Jay Z fans, and they've created a petition to end his partnership with the store!

Ugh, racial profiling is SO not fashionable!

Barneys of all retailers should know that, and yet multiple reports have surfaced of black customers being arrested for buying expensive merchandise when security and staff think they don’t look like "Barneys shoppers".

The situation has sparked so much outrage that one Jay Z fan has launched a petition asking the rapper to sever ties with department store before launching his holiday collection!

Derick Bowers wrote on his Change.org petition titled "Shawn Carter aka Jay Z: End all partnerships with Barneys New York":

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Barneys is being accused of racial profiling by Jay Z fans, and they've created a petition to end his partnership with the store!Barneys is being accused of racial profiling by Jay Z fans, and they've created a petition to end his partnership with the store!Barneys is being accused of racial profiling by Jay Z fans, and they've created a petition to end his partnership with the store!Barneys is being accused of racial profiling by Jay Z fans, and they've created a petition to end his partnership with the store!Barneys is being accused of racial profiling by Jay Z fans, and they've created a petition to end his partnership with the store!

Oprah Apologizes To Swiss Boutique! Thanks Sales Associate For Not Showing Her Expensive Bag!

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Oprah Winfrey apologizes for the media frenzy that resulted from her racist experience in Switzerland!

Say whaaa? Should she really be the one apologizing here???

Oprah has had a somewhat change of heart after calling out a sales associate who refused to let her see an expensive Tom Ford bag. In fact, she's even thanking the sales person for not showing it to her!

Did we just walk into a parallel universe or something?

The Magnificent O explained last night at the El Lay premiere of The Butler:

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Oprah Winfrey apologizes for the media frenzy that resulted from her racist experience in Switzerland! Oprah Winfrey apologizes for the media frenzy that resulted from her racist experience in Switzerland! Oprah Winfrey apologizes for the media frenzy that resulted from her racist experience in Switzerland! Oprah Winfrey apologizes for the media frenzy that resulted from her racist experience in Switzerland! Oprah Winfrey apologizes for the media frenzy that resulted from her racist experience in Switzerland!

MC Hammer ARRESTED! Claims To Be Victim Of Racial Profiling!

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Oh for goodness sake!

If this is true, then we are SO THRILLED he is speaking up!

This is absolutely UNACCEPTABLE!

MC Hammer is claiming to be a victim of racial profiling after he was arrested for, according to law enforcement sources, obstructing and resisting a police officer in Dublin, California yesterday afternoon!

He took to Twitter to share his side of events:

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