Mohale says constantly wearing masks shouldn't be considered offensive

Mohale says constantly wearing masks shouldn't be considered offensive

- Mohale Motaung took to social media to express his thoughts about people taking offence at others wearing masks around them

- The celeb tweeted that he had begun to notice a trend when he was being social, and that he did not like what he saw

- Followers agreed with Mohale's concern and agreed that masks should be perceived as a sign of respect rather than rudeness

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Mohale Motuang-Mhlongo took to social media to share his thoughts about constantly wearing a mask when around other people during the ongoing pandemic.

The celebrity tweeted that he had seen a pattern where, when he was at a social gathering, people would get offended if others did not remove their protective face-masks. Mohale said he was shocked to find that people took offence to the idea that others were wearing masks around them.

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The star quoted how some people had responded to him constantly wearing his mask by saying they were offended that he kept the mask on because they felt it indicated Mohale thought people around him had Covid-19.


Mohale Motaung-Mhlongo said that the act of constantly wearing masks shouldn't be considered offensive to others but responsible.
Source: Getty Images

The act of wearing a mask should be seen as respect and concern for the health of others, not rudeness or distrust. Mzansi is doing their part to keep each other safe.

Mohale's tweet read:

"I don’t get this thing of people being offended by you having your mask on - they’ll be like “We don’t have COVID, take off your mask”... OR “You don’t trust us”. Pls No!"

Followers agreed that they had seen similar social trends and replied to Mohale with their own experiences:

@ItsZamasne: "It's worse when you ask them to open windows inside a taxi. Especially when someone just coughed. Yuuuu. They take so much offence"
@memory_motseki: "Or the ones that tell you that COVID is over when you ask them to step back in a queue. Yerrr batho ba leka hle"
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@Rakhi74: "Akere! It's annoying"

In previous celebrity-related news, reported on when Cardi B recently wore an outfit designed by local fashion guru and designer Gert-Johan Coetzee to celebrate her hubby Offset's birthday.

The South African designer posted the news to his Instagram and added photos of the world-famous rapper wearing his designs.

The beaded outfit consisted of a long skirt and corset in shades of brown that Cardi paired with brown heels and hair past her waist.

Cardi B looked like she was partying up a storm and was photographed in the design as she was enjoying the celebrations.

Gert-Johan Coetzee wrote on his Instagram posts:

"The amazing Cardi B @iamcardib in a beaded Gert-Johan Coetzee skirt and corset at @offsetyrn 's birthday. Styled by @kollincarter Photo by @princedaphotographer"

The local designer also tagged the celebrity stylist in his caption and the photographer who captured the major moments.

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In previous Cardi B-related news, also reported on the rapper buying Offset a new Lamborghini for his birthday and freaking out after the gift was revealed.

Offset recently turned 29 and his wife Cardi B made sure to make the celebration a memorable one for him as she gifted him a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster.

In the video on Offset's page, the WAP singer blindfolded her husband as she walked him to his huge birthday gift. Surrounded by friends and family, the singer took his wife's lead and as soon as they got to the car, Cardi B uncovered his face.

The moment Offset spotted the bronze-coloured car, he was dumbfounded for a little while, and then suddenly let out a scream in excitement for his birthday gift. According to online reports, a Lambo Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster costs a whopping sum of $600k (R8 million).

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