- South Africans are calling for Tyrese to fall after he spread fake news on social media
- The actor supposedly shared a picture wrongfully depicting South Africa and making it seem like slavery still existed
- The post has since been bombarded by angry Mzansi social media users
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And then, Tyrese? The American celebrity recently came under fire from Mzansi social media users after he shared a bizarre post online. The Fast & Furious actor posted pictures depicting white slavery and said that it is currently happening in South Africa.
Tyrese took to his Instagram account to make the strange claim. He posted disturbing pictures of white people in chains and doing hard labour, saying:
"The flip... Get to YouTube this is what’s going on in South Africa..."
His comments were soon flooded by unimpressed South African Instagram users. Many have also called for his post to be reported and removed. Insta user morganafrica said:
"Nope, fake news. This isn’t happening over here. Black people still do these jobs and slavery isn’t happening although slave wages to blacks is still the norm."
"Who else is from South Africa and is so confused, can someone share a link or something?"
"Where in South Africa is this happening? I’m in Johannesburg right now."
"This is a big fat lie, I am a South African, I stay in South Africa, there's no such thing."
Twitter user uMlisa_Ontsundu said:
"Poor @Tyrese got misled by those white folks on YouTube spreading propaganda about imaginary "farm killings" in SA... Imagine thinking the dude was only acting to be stupid in Fast & Furious... #Tyresemustfall"
"How can @Tyrese be that irresponsible, spreading fake news about South Africa?? Its our duty to delete his music!!!"
"I cancelled Tyrese a long time ago when he tweeted nonsense about Africa and HIV. I don't know why y'all still follow him, busy liking his posts? He is the dumbest and most ignorant African American celebrity to date. So annoying. NXA!"
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Briefly.co.za previously reported that US celebrities attended the memorial service of George Floyd. Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Ludacris and Tyrese were just some of the entertainers who were at the service held at the North Central University in Minneapolis.
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