Rapper Nadia Nakai has been a victim of internet bullies after wearing what was deemed “inappropriate” and “attention seeking” performance outfit at the recent Castle Lite Unlocks Experience.
In 2016 media personality Boity Thulo aired her frustration about the double standards of society and encouraged women to dress as they please in a Facebook post. This was after a photoshopped picture of her went viral claiming that she didn’t wear underwear to the 22nd edition of the South African Music Awards (SAMAs).
Actress Amanda du-Pont fell victim to the same kind of cyberbullying the following year when she attended the SA Style Awards. Someone online called her fat after seeing a picture, to which Amanda responded that she was acctually fit and healthy.
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Even though Zodwa Wabantu, Skolopad and Thick Leeyonce have also been victims of body and wardrobe shaming – be it their weight, clothes or cellulite – the hate hasn’t detered them from advocating for body positivity.