Shortly after Pearl Thusi opened up about the struggles she faced as a light-skinned entertainer, actress and TV presenter, Bonnie Mbuli weighed in on the matter. The two women soon found themselves trending on social media.
Pearl earlier opened up about the difficulties she's faced as a fair-skinned woman in the entertainment industry, as reported on earlier by Briefly.co.za.
Bonnie responded, and she wasn't holding back. She shared a picture saying she almost sympathised and then shared her opinion in a post.
According to Bonnie, dark-skinned entertainers actually have it tougher.
Pearl replied to Bonnie's tweet and soon the two women were exchanging Twitter blows.
TimesLIVE reports that Bonnie said, in a response to a follower, that there were far fewer roles for dark-skinned women. If women do get roles, they have to portray sufferers, the diseased or slaves.
Check out the debate and tweets these ladies posted, there are quite a few:
Meanwhile, Pearl Thusi's bestie, DJ Zinhle, defended her friend and expressed her concern for her daughter, Kairo, who is also light-skinned.
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