- Kanye West sparked outrage for suggesting that slavery of black people was a choice
- Actress Denise Zimba appeared to defend Kanye's comment
- Her Twitter followers voiced their displeasure
Former Generations actress Denise Zimba came under fire recently for defending Kanye West's controversial comments on slavery.
Kanye sparked outrage when he suggested that slavery of black people was a choice on their part. Writing on Twitter, Denise implied that Kanye was right:
I understand @kanyewest a thousand percent. What he's saying will never make sense coz only 10% of this world is woke. They going to think you crazy bruv... Listen to [Richard] Gregory's teachings.
However, Denise only succeeded in drawing the wrath of her followers upon herself. They made it clear that, in their view, she's mistaken just as Kanye is.
Briefly.co.za compiles some of their reactions below.
How could it possibly be a choice?
Some wished to know what kind of "wokeness" Denise had in mind:
Some gave her some history lessons:
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