"Giving back. That's what we do". So I said, 'Drake!' " Paret told the Miami Tribune this week.
After reading a story in the Miami Herald about the hours-long commutes some Fontainebleau hotel housekeepers endure, the hip-hop star chose to surprise one of the hard-working women with a luxurious spa day and a $10,000 shopping spree.
Paret, who's been a housekeeper for the five-star hotel for nearly two decades, received a call from a woman informing her a massage had been arranged at the hotel's spa, along with dinner at StripSteak steakhouse.
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A vehicle was waiting for her and a friend after dinner, the Miami Herald reports, and she was taken to Saks Fifth Avenue in Brickell City Centre.
I thank him so much, ' Paret told the Herald on Tuesday. "It made me happy". Then a waiting auto took her to Saks Fifth Avenue, where she was surprised by Drake.
She ended up treating herself to two pairs of pricey shoes, a $2,000 Valentino handbag, four perfumes, and a $6,000 white gold necklace with diamonds.
He also paid grocery bills worth $50,000 for supermarket shoppers, but it was his day of luxury for one hotel maid that has really touched hearts.
And he took an entire basketball team out to dinner and gave them Nike LeBron James sneakers.
Despite the financial freedom provided to her, comfort and sensibility was her first priority: "I said, 'I have to go to church..."