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Spider-Man’s Zendaya was racially discriminated against, so she Snapchatted it

Actress-singer Zendaya Coleman says she was probably refused a service in a store because of her skin tone.

hollywood Updated: Sep 08, 2016 15:41 IST
“Long story short, there is so much progress to be done in our world,” said Zendaya.
“Long story short, there is so much progress to be done in our world,” said Zendaya.(Instagram)

Actress-singer Zendaya Coleman says she was probably refused a service in a store because of her skin tone.

The 20-year-old took to Snapchat on Tuesday to post a series of short videos that explained the ordeal she went through while visiting a branch of Vons - a supermarket chain in North America, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

In the videos, Zendaya said: “So we just got out of this Vons. Now I am trying to buy a lot of gift cards. There are certain limits or whatever so you can only by so much, but the lady that was helping us ... I don’t think she was a fan of our skin tone.”

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“She then threw my wallet. I can’t make this up! This is what we deal with! She literally threw my wallet and she was like, ‘You can’t afford this.’ It was $400! Long story short, there is so much progress to be done in our world.”

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