- Rami Chuene has expressed her disappointment over MacG's transphobic comments
- Rami Chuene has shared her opinion on the latest episode of Podcast and Chill with MacG
- MacG trended on Twitter on Monday and Tuesday after his show's latest episode where they discussed the LGBTQI community
Rami Chuene has taken to social media to share her thoughts on MacG's latest episode of his podcast where he made transphobic comments. The host of Podcast and Chill with MacG trended on social media following the controversial episode.
MacG and his crew discussed sensitive issues about the LGBTQI community and many people were offended by the comments they made.
Rami also took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, 27 January and told MacG that the episode was "disrespectful and discriminatory". The veteran actress expressed that homophobia will never be a joke. The Isono star said:
"@MacGUnleashed NO. That episode was NOT “raw & unfiltered” but Disrespectful and Discriminatory. As an LGBTQI+ ally I humbly ask that you take my 2 episodes down. I honestly thought you had a good thing going. How unfortunate but homophobia will never be a joke. Unacceptable."
Tweeps took to Rami's comment section and shared mixed reactions to her post. Check out some of their comments below:
"@MacGUnleashed stay strong bro, people need to stop being ultra sensitive about jokes."
Thank you @welcomemntungwa, people make jokes about straight relationships too, so why are the LGBTXYZ people always easily triggered?"
"It baffles me how the same people championing freedom of speech are also the same people championing cancel culture."
"Thank you Rami for sticking to your word, thank you for your integrity and support to the LGBTQI+ community."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Old Mutual has pulled its sponsorship after MacG trended on Twitter over transphobic comments.
The sponsors of Podcast and Chill with MacG decided to terminate their relationship with MacG with immediate effect. The company took to Twitter on Tuesday, 26 January and shared a statement distancing itself from the podcast's discussion of the LGBTQI community. Old Mutual said:
"We distance ourselves from the harmful commentary against the LGBTQI community and humanity at large."
They went on to say that MacG's commentary was both ignorant and insensitive. Tweeps were divided and engaged in a heated debate on Twitter over MacG's latest podcast.
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