South Africans drag Juju as #VoetsekMalema trends on social media

South Africans drag Juju as #VoetsekMalema trends on social media

- South Africans are fed up with EFF leader Julius Malema after he called for his followers to "attack" Clicks

- The hashtag #VoetsekMalema started trending on Twitter last night and is still trending now

- The 39-year-old is being dragged via tweets aimed at him with a simple hashtag

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After this weekend's incident with Clicks South Africa, EFF leader Julius Malema called for action in the form of a tweet. Juju protested the fact that Clicks posted an ad for a haircare company in which it displays various types of hair.

In the ad, the hair of a woman of African descent is portrayed as "dry and damaged". Clicks has since released an apology. This did not stop Juju from asking EFF supporters to "attack" the store in a tweet.

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This has caused many social media users to start the hashtag #VoetsekMalema. Twitter users have voiced many concerns through this hashtag and it has been trending since this morning with more people constantly joining in.

Mzansi drags Juju, #VoetsekMalema trends online

South Africans have taken to Twitter to express their feelings about Julius Malema with a new hashtag. Source: @BonganiSelepe22 / Twitter
Source: Twitter

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Briefly.co.za looked through the hashtag #VoetsekMalema and compiled a few of the top tweets.

@justMe0617 tweeted:

"Why aren't you fuming and attacking TRESemmé and Unilever who created the actual advert. #VoetsekEFF #VoetsekMalema"

@SamSiwaphiwe said:

"Click should be boycotted for its careless racism but also for giving the EFF relevance, before this the EFF was going down hard but because of this they have something to hold onto. #VoetsekEFF #VoetsekMalema"

@setis17 added:

"Let’s go #VoetsekMalema and if you’re down with Malema #VoetsekEFF to you too!!"

In other Juju news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on the EFF leader showing off his new kicks on social media. EFF leader Julius Malema is showing his followers that he's still with the trends as he posted a picture of his new shoes. The shoes were purchased from Drip SA online and retail for R900. The 39-year-old posted the image to Instagram a few days ago.

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The image received almost 10 000 likes and almost 200 comments at the time of Briefly.co.za's viewing, some of which were from celebrities and other politicians.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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