Newswire: Wheel Of Fortune catches heat for its interpretation of “Southern Charm”
A Wheel Of Fortune rerun has churned out a whole new backlash after some viewers noted that, during a promo for “Southern Charm” week, hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White jabbered on about the upcoming games in front of what appeared to be an image of two slaves. A video posted to Twitter zooms in on the background of the hosts’ chat, to show the photo in greater detail, where you can see two black women in period dress.
— Joshua Itiola (@joshitiola) June 16, 2017
According to MSN, the image was taken by Wheel producers at the Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana during a shoot back in 2005. An Oak Alley spokesperson said that, while historical tours are given by people of all races and ethnicities, no one portrays a slave …