Bethany Storro pulled the wool over the eyes of quite a few folks. The woman who claimed that a black woman accosted her in a parking lot and threw acid on her face made up the entire story. She apparently did the unthinkable so that she could be on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Apparently Oprah's folks were smarter than others, having suspected that Storro made up the story. When Storro discovered that they were on to her, she abruptly canceled her appearance. Storro eventually confessed to police. Storro has received money from people wanting to help her. Police say that she will be prosecuted for lying about the story and will figure out a way to return the money she received. Blame a black woman or a black man for a crime and the world will surely watch and weep — and not for us. Shaking our heads over here at The Root.
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