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L’Oreal offers new job to black transgender model sacked over race remarks

By Umberto Bacchi | 9 June 2020

REUTERS – French cosmetics company L’Oreal said on Tuesday it regretted sacking a black transgender model in 2017 after she described all white people as racist, and offered her a new job helping to shape the firm’s diversity policies.

Protests against the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, at the hands of police in the United States have sparked a global debate about racial inequalities – putting pressure on major brands to do more to bring about change.

L’Oreal’s sacking of Munroe Bergdorf faced renewed scrutiny last week, as the firm shared a post expressing solidarity with the black community that some social media users – including Bergdorf – said was at odds with its earlier actions.

On Tuesday, however, L’Oreal Paris brand President Delphine Viguier said she had offered Bergdorf a seat on a newly formed UK diversity and inclusion advisory board, a role accepted by the British model. […]

1 Comment on L’Oreal offers new job to black transgender model sacked over race remarks

  1. Describing all white people as racists is about as ludicrous as it comes. This “trans-gender” deserved to be fired. Oh but this was three years before St. George of Minneapolis was suffocated and a modicum of sanity still existed. So now, in our absurd social world, it’s fine to re-hire this person. I’m sure the NWO people are laughing their evil heads off.

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