Sylvi Listhaug slammed “agenda”-driven “liberal media” after being accused of wearing a crucifix as a “prop” to promote “xenophobic” views.
Ms Listhaug hit back at what she called the “vile attack”, accusing the “media mogul” of “spreading fake news”, which the minister said Mr Omdal “invented to make me look evil and cynical”.
“He has received well over 1,000 likes, many of them from journalists and media professionals on an outright lie”, she wrote to Facebook. She then pointed to three Scanpix photos from 2006 and 2007 attached to the post in which she can be seen wearing the crucifix, to disprove the journalist’s claim.
The minister described how the jewellery piece — a gift from her grandmother who is nearly 100 years old — means a lot to her.