Oprah Winfrey and other celebrities branded ‘out of touch’ after expensive gifts and celebrations
A TikTok video of Oprah suggesting a $100 gift for a young boy to buy his mother has gone viral
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Oprah Winfrey has divided fans after suggesting that a $100 gift was ‘not expensive’ for a man buying a present for his under the weather mother.
A TikTok showing Oprah’s advice has now gone viral gaining nearly one million views as Oprah said: “A wonderful thing is that jewellery box that I had on Favourite Things. A beautiful red jewellery box with a little…”
“That’s too expensive for me,” the man interjected when asking for a lower budget and something more sentimental.
In response, Oprah questioned whether a gift worth around $100 was ‘too expensive’ for a mother before providing an alternative spontaneous present in the form of a card containing the top ten reasons why he loved his mother.
The conversation split fans in the comments section but the majority called Oprah ‘out of touch’ for her price points.
One said: “A billionaire doesn’t understand like the rest of us,” while another added: “She was SHOOK that $100 was expensive. ‘Do they even make things that cost less than $100?’”
In light of this, PeopleWorld takes a look at a couple of other celebrities who may be viewed as out of touch in a world where cost of living is prominent at Christmas.
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star and Paris Hilton’s mother Kathy Hilton has revealed the expensive Christmas gift she has purchased for new mum Rihanna.
Rihanna has recently given birth to her first child with ASAP Rocky and will celebrate their first Christmas as a new family.
As a result, Kathy showed Page Six a $500 interactive Power Pony toy that she bought for the newborn boy, allowing Rihanna’s son to take a ride.
Bill Gates’ daughter Jennifer
Like Rihanna, Jennifer Gates celebrated her first pregnancy this year, after announcing she was expecting a child with her husband Nayel Nassar in November.
The eldest daughter of the Microsoft magnate shared a glimpse into her lavish baby shower filled with numerous chandeliers, giant teddy bears and Christmas trees galore.
Jennifer’s mother Melissa hosted the event in New York, with Jennifer commending the hostess in an Instagram post and giving a shoutout to ‘all the creatives’ involved in throwing the humongous bash.
As many in the UK are worrying about finances, with nurses, airport staff and train drivers continuing to strike for pay conditions over the festive season, Kim Kardashian continues to celebrate Christmas with extravagant decorations.
The social media star has already revealed that she hires a pianist to come to her home every morning to wake up her children with calming Christmas music during the ‘hectic’ period as well as many trees dotted around her California home.
A ceiling-high fir sits in her living room in addition to numerous Christmas trees lining Kim’s bathroom, lighting it up at night.