American talk show host Ellen Degeneres has come under fire after she posted a photo of herself with black African kids on social media.
Degeneres and her wife, Portia de Rossi, were holidaying in a couple of African countries, where they allegedly had a ‘life-changing’ experience.
Channel24 reported the married couple visited Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania last week and their trip has since come to an end.
At the end of their trip, Degeneres posted a photo of herself with a group of African children, which she captioned, “Thank you to all of the amazing people I met on my trip, who helped make it so special.”
The tweet received a lot of comments, and some of them were not good at all. Briefly.co.za learned a lot of social media users were upset that the American star only showed the world the ‘poor’ side of Africa.
“You landed at a nice airport and stayed at a lovely hotel before your trip to find poor African children to take pictures with. But this is the only Africa you want to show the world”, @Chris_Goth commented on the pic.
And, when some tweeps tried to defend Degeneres, they too felt the wrath of angry Africans defending their countries.
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