Be prepared: Sound advice from SA’s black Twitter president on having children

Be prepared: Sound advice from SA’s black Twitter president on having children

South Africa's tough economic situation means that in many cases, children are born into poverty. This has prompted a Twitter user to speak out about it.

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@AdvBarryRoux, a parody account inspired by the lawyer who famously defended Oscar Pistorius in court, offered advice to people intending to have children. He wrote:

Don't get pregnant or impregnate someone if you're not financially stable to support the child. It hurts seeing an innocent child suffering.

With this tweet, the self-described "South Africa's Black Twitter Commander-in-Chief" sparked a lively debate among his followers.

While some agreed with his sentiments, others said financial stability is subjective and differs depending on individuals or couples.

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Briefly.co.za compiles some reactions to the tweet below.

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Those who agreed with @AdvBarryRoux had plenty of reasons to back up their view.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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