Despite the claims, Zendaya did manage to get her gift cards, giving a shout out to the store’s manager for helping her.
"At Vons we strive to treat each and every customer with the utmost
respect. There is a policy that limits gift card purchases using a
credit card. Zendaya was able to purchase gift cards up to our limit,
and we apologize for any inconvenience or misunderstanding," the company
said in a statement obtained by ET.
"We respect Zendaya’s voice
in the community and similarly are committed to diversity and
inclusion. Moreover, we understand that race is a sensitive issue in
America and view this experience as a reminder that every interaction is
an opportunity to treat each customer as we ourselves would like to be