- Makhadzi recently found herself apologising to Mzansi after a photographer shared photos of her thighs as she performed on stage
- The singer was body shamed and ridiculed by trolls for having darker-toned skin on her inner thighs
- Makhadzi's fans are standing up for her and calling the haters out for their internalised hatred towards women of a darker skin tone
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After a photographer released photos of Makhadzi performing her heart out on stage, all trolls could focus on was the colour of her skin. Makhadzi was ridiculed to the point where she took to her social media to apologise for the state of her body. Loyal fans came to her defence to call out the bullies and reassuring her that she has nothing to be ashamed of.
The South African reports that the photos were circulated by a photographer who was attempting to promote his own brand but did nothing but humiliate her instead.
"I would like to apologise to all my fans if only if you really disappointed about these pictures, there were lots of beautiful pictures that a cameraman could have posted, but he chose to post this to promote his brand but forgetting the damage he is doing to my soul. I know I am strong and all this will pass. Unfortunately, I cannot change my inner part. I am like this and I am proud"
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The talented performers' loyal fans raced to their keyboards to defend her honour because she should not be the one apologising in this situation.
Makhadzi celebrates AFRIMA nominations, Feeling blessed and honoured to be named among greats
Briefly News reports Makhadzi is climbing the ladder of success fast and furiously. Just as the musician was basking in the success of her album African Queen, she takes a break to celebrate being a three-time nominee at the 2021 All Africa Music Awards. Halala!
The Muharu hitmaker has her name put in the bag for three awards at the AFRIMA's, namely the Artiste of the Year award, the Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa, and Best Artiste and Duo or Group in African Electro, reports TimesLive.
Makhadzi shared the exciting news with her followers on her Instagram.
When asked by TimesLive how she felt about the breathtaking moment, she had this to say:
"These nominations mean a lot to me. I never thought that one day my name will be mentioned among the best on the African continent and the world. I’m humbled, honoured and feel validated by the AFRIMA. I also wish to urge my fans and followers to cast their votes and ensure that we bring those trophies home."