19
Sep
2018

Angela Bassett Responds To Outlet Mistaking Her For Omarosa

Written by TJB Writer in Blog

Angela Bassett, Omarosa

Angela Bassett Responds To Outlet Mistaking Her For Omarosa Manigault-Newman

The New York Times recently caught some flak for mistaking Angela Bassett for a former White House Communications Director. In a caption to a photo of which captures Tiffany Haddish and Bassett presenting an award to Rachel Brosnahan, the American Horror Story actress is identified as Omarosa Managuit-Newman.

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Omarosa

Reportedly, on Tuesday, the Buzzfeed writer shared the error while reviewing the early editions of the publication’s covering for the 2018 Emmy’s. The NY Times responded to the mistake early Tuesday morning. Tweeting,

We regret running an incorrect caption from a photo wire service in some early print editions. We will issue a correction in tomorrow’s paper.

The 60-year-old actress has responded to the error, as well. She tweeted a message swiftly Tuesday morning, drawing inspiration from a GIF of Olivia Pope stating ‘It’s handled.’,

Hey Everybody, no worries! xoAng

Omarosa has yet to respond to the mix up.

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