- AKA has called celebrities out for being vocal on the hashtag #TyreseMustFall
- Supa Mega accused celebs of turning a blind eye when people accused Mzansi of allegedly perpetrating violence against foreign nationals
- Celebs, including Bonang Matheba and Cassper Nyovest, demanded that Tyrese apologise after he posted pictures depicting white slavery in South Africa
Mzansi celebs were very vocal on Thursday when American actor and singer Tyrese Gibson posted pictures depicting "ongoing" white slavery in South Africa.
The celebs - including Bonang Matheba, Dineo Langa, Jessica Nkosi and Cassper Nyovest - took to Twitter to demand that Tyrese offer a proper apology to Mzansi.
Soon the hashtag #TyreseMustFall trended with more South Africans joining in on the call for the star to apologise.
Briefly.co.za reported that Tyrese attempted to appease peeps with an apology. Unfortunately social media users and some celebs did not accept his apology.
Even US actor, Jamie Foxx, slammed Tyrese for his claims. He replied to Tyrese's now-deleted post:
"Race doesn't matter???!! Look at what we going through right now... what does this post mean?? Who is this for??"
AKA has taken to Twitter to call out the celebs who were vocal about the matter. Supa Mega accused them of being quiet when the country was accused of perpetrating violence against foreigners.
The Fela In Versace posted:
"If only celebrities were this vocal about our country when people said we were murdering foreigners. Makes you think."
Some tweeps agreed with the rapper.
"This is why I respect you, you speak the truth!!!"
"Might disagree with Mega on a lot of things but when it comes to standing your ground... Salute."
"Their principles change depending on who they are dealing with. Bloody hypocrites!"
There were also those who disagreed with AKA.
"AKA is mad because Cassper wasn't vocal about xenephobia and he's now vocal about #Tyrese."
"This is a shade to Bonang and Pearl Thusi... killing two birds with one stone."
Briefly.co.za reported that Pearl took to social media to respond to tweeps after she was dragged for defending foreign nationals.
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