Louis Vuitton Reaches Out To Regine Velasquez After Revelations about ‘Discrimination’ Incident
LOUIS VUITTON – The luxury retail company Louis Vuitton reached out to Regine Velasquez after she disclosed about the ‘discrimination’ incident in her vlog.
In a previous article, Asia’s Songbird described her experience being discriminated while buying shoes at Louis Vuitton store in New York City. She revealed the shocking news on her latest Youtube vlog titled “Closet Tour and My Shoe Collection.”
Regine Velasquez said a rep from the French fashion house immediately told her that they have no more size for her. “And when I got there, nakita ko na, nandoon sa display… sa umpisa pa lang, sinabi agad sa akin, wala akong size… hindi ako binilhan [binentahan]…Na-discriminate agad ang lola niyo so na-depress ako nang very very, light,” she said.
Regine Velasquez and Sharon Cuneta were interviewed during the latest episode of Boy Abunda’s talk show “Tonight With Boy Abunda.” The Asia’s Songbird again recalled her terrible experience while buying shoes at Louis Vuitton.
Velasquez’ management said the luxury retail company sent flowers to the singer in response to her revelation. But it was not mentioned of the present came with a message of apology to the Kapamilya singer.
During the interview, the Megastar also shared her own discrimination experience at a Cartier boutique in Hong Kong. She disclosed she experienced discrimination three times.
“[My outfit] was very simple, shirt lang and jeans. I said, ‘Excuse me.’ ‘I’m not finished yet!’ I was so angry, there was another sales rep who was very nice, and I ended up buying things I didn’t really need because I was so angry,” Sharon said.
Watch the video below:
Lots of netizens reacted after learning Louis Vuitton sent Regine Velasquez flowers. Here are some of their comments on the video:
@Musika Regine: “The mere fact that LV sent Regine flowers, it solidify and affirms Regine’s status in the industry. She is influential!”
@chambi Gonzaga: “ANG TARAY NAMAN NI SONGBIERD PINADALHAN PA SYA NG LV NG FLOWERS TO THINK MATAGAL NA YUN NUNG NANGYARE SA KANYA.”
@Trishia Alanna: “Pinadalhan siya ng flowers ng LOUIS VUITTON, that’s why you never messed with a Queen”
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