- Lamiez Holworthy took to social media recently to scold users who had announced people's deaths online
- The DJ wrote that she found the announcements to be disrespectful of friends and family of the deceased who had not announced the deaths themselves
- Lamiez acknowledged the terrible effects of Covid-19 but maintained that nobody should find out about a death over social media
Lamiez Holworthy recently went online to scold social media users about announcing deaths before families of the deceased had officially notified others of the passing.
The DJ took to her own account to share her thoughts and how she finds it disrespectful for people to rush to post about deaths because loved ones will hear the news via social media.
Lamiez was lamenting about the numerous tragedies that have been caused by Covid-19 but found it disappointing that people were chasing likes and trying to announce deaths for internet clout.
The famous DJ had previously posted:
"Just too many deaths lately. All so close to home. Pelo yaka e bohloko. Even social media is full of RIP posts... every day, someone loses a loved one, a child, a parent, a partner. My heart can’t take it any more."
She then wrote:
"It’s the fact that you guys see nothing wrong in posting about people’s deaths before their families make it official. Now you have friends and other family members finding out through social media. La swabisa shem."
Commenters mostly agreed with the star's take and replied to her with their thoughts:
@caswelM93: "Ere gore rest in peace ko social media kea eng. People are hunting likes and comments."
@BinaBinnz: "People are so invested in being the first to “break” the news."
@markgamanya: "It’s disgusting and disrespectful."
Some thought that the timing of the announcement made no difference because of the finality of someone passing away not being affected by when people were notified:
@MrNjunju86: "Nothing will change death ke death whether you find out 30 min after or 7 hours after, it's really not that deep."
In related news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on Ayanda Borotho sharing a tribute for the late Lindiwe Ndlovu and some thoughts about making the most out of life.
It seems that each new day of 2021 has brought with it more tragic news about someone in Mzansi losing a loved one. The current crisis caused actress Ayanda Borotho to ponder life and its meaning and she took to social media to share her thoughts with her fans.
Ayanda also posted her words as a tribute to the late star Lindiwe Ndlovu, who passed away recently and whose death has been mourned by many.
The star shared her words in a caption on Instagram and emphasised that life was a gift but that there was no guarantee to accompany it. The celebrity ended her statement by urging her followers to use their time wisely:
"May we learn to forgive... To be kinder... More courageous...To be truthful...To walk in love and light... and to leave this world better than we found it."
Ayanda also implied that Lindiwe Ndlovu was a wonderful example of how one life can have a positive impact on the world they leave behind. Followers took to the comments to add to Ayanda's sentiment:
realtebogomoloi: "So true cause in a second everything can change learn to FORGIVE and LOVE"
simi_ncu: "True Sihlobo life is too precious & we all live in borrowed time. Sending light to the families that lost loved ones, may God comfort them."
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Source: Briefly News