- A Twitter user recently tried to shame Bonang Matheba by listing how many partners she has been with
- Queen B’s response went viral and has been retweeted 13 000 times
- The #IamBonang hashtag has since gone on to prove not only how loved Bonang is, but to how powerful she
A Twitter user recently took aim at Bonang Matheba by listing how many sexual partners she had been with in her life. Queen B herself responded to the misguided attempt to shame her by imploring the user to find a different angle to attack her with.
Bonang’s loyal army of supporters joined her in slamming the tweet and her response has since gone viral and the #IamBonang hashtag has been shared more than 13,000.
The incredible response to the hashtag not only proved how loved Queen B is among her legions of fans, but has also affirmed her star power in South Africa.
Briefly.co.za gathered that instead of the usual backlash and yet another social media scandal, the incident actually became a positive force on social media.
Bonang proved that instead of feeding trolls and playing into anger, she could use her star power for positive change and to start open and positive discussions about topics which are usually taboo.
By taking charge of her sexuality and allowing other woman in the country to see a small bit of themselves in her Bonang has managed to spark hope and be a force for change.
Marieclaire.co.za reported that Bonang has reached incredible levels of fame in South Africa. She has her own line of emoji’s called Bmoji, her own lingerie line, the second season of her reality show is scheduled to launch soon.
Queen B also hosts many other TV programs and social events and ushered in a new wave of ‘celebrity hosts’ who were just as famous as actresses or musicians.
Bonang is living proof of the duty which celebrities have towards their fans, their duty is to present hope and a positive image to their fans and when presented with the opportunity to rise up and affect positive change to do so.
Ultimately the incident is likely to make anyone looking to troll Queen B think twice.
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