Nadiya Hussain | Bake Off star recalls job rejection over skin colour

Bake Off star recalls job rejection over skin colour

Great British Bake Off star, Nadiya Hussain, has revealed that she experienced racism while interviewing for jobs as a teenager, adding that on one occasion she was told that she couldn’t work as a hand model due to the colour of her skin. Sharing her experience on Instagram, she revealed that she attended an interview after finding the advert in a newspaper, but said that the panel of white recruiters had already made a decision that ‘black hands don’t sell jewellery’, reported the Daily Mail. Writing on the social media platform, Hussain said: “The room went quiet, the room filled with white faces and white hands. The receptionist stumbled. I sat down while she called someone in. I was met by a women who came and greeted me. I figured it was my turn to show...

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