Naomi Campbell Says Hotel Turned her Away Because of her Skin Color

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Naomi Campbell attends the screening of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ during the 71st Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2018 in Cannes, France (Shutterstock).

Fashion model Naomi Campbell recently spoke out about discrimination she has faced because of the color of her skin.

Campbell, 49, told the magazine Paris Match in a recent interview that she was turned away from a French hotel while attending the Cannes Film Festival. She told the magazine that she was refused service because of her darker skin complexion. 

“I was recently in a city in the south of France, at the time of the Cannes Film Festival, where I was invited to participate in an event in a hotel whose name I will not mention,” she told the magazine. “[The doorman] did not want to let my friend and I in because of the color of my skin.”

The fashion icon told the magazine the man at…

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