Pastor slams Gracious on The Queen, Rami Chuene tells him to relax

Pastor slams Gracious on The Queen, Rami Chuene tells him to relax

- Pastor Abraham Sibiya has been vocal about how he feels that ‘The Queen’ shows Christianity in a negative light

- He is mainly concerned with Rami Chuene’s character, Gracious Mabuza

- Rami Chuene has spoken out against him and feels that he has blown the situation out of proportion

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

Rami Chuene has come under fire for her character’s use of bible scriptures on ‘The Queen’ but she has spoken out against the pastor by telling him to relax.

In a Facebook rant, the Archbishop Elect of the International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion, Abraham Sibiya came out to say that he did not agree with the way Rami’s character, Gracious quoted the bible.

He hinted in his post that his views were not a personal attack on the actress as he believes that she has done an amazing job at portraying Gracious Mabuza.

READ ALSO: ProKid's 'colourful' tombstone cost a whopping R100k to make

TimesLIVE reports that the archbishop feels that Christian values and the Bible are poorly presented in the series and he fears that viewers will assume that this is a true reflection of Christianity as a whole.

He goes on to say that Gracious’ actions are questionable and while he understands that it adds to the storyline, it borders on ridicule.

Briefly.co.za learned that Rami discussed the issue with the panel of presenters on ‘Trending SA’ stating that she was surprised at the backlash.

She feels that the pastor was overreacting and that the choice to use bible verses were purely creative license on the writer’s part.

READ ALSO: In memes: Twitter shook over #OurPerfectWedding bride, who waited 14-years for her hubby

Rami has discussed that she is not offended in any way by the comments she received from the pastor.

When she joined the cast, Rami thought that her character would stir up some controversy and she feels that the criticism just means that she is doing a good job with the role.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story.

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the animated video and head over to Briefly South Africa’s Youtube channel for more.

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
Stunning local policewomen break the internet: "Can you arrest me already?"

Stunning local policewomen break the internet: "Can you arrest me already?"

Stunning local policewomen break the internet: "Can you arrest me already?"
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel