- Kuli Roberts took to Twitter to share an experience in the late 90s where she was evicted from her home
- The media personality said that she was told to move out by her landlord, who was not thrilled about her being a black person
- Looking back, Kuli says that she didn't think about her rights as a person at the time and how the law works
Mzansi media personality and actress Kuli Roberts has opened up about an unfortunate experience that she had with a landlord. She took to social media to think back on how the landlord kicked her out because of her race.
It has been almost 27 years since South Africa became a democracy but a few black South Africans are still healing their wounds from the past. Including Kuli Roberts.
Kuli got married to Beyers Roberts back in 1990, it was an interracial marriage. They later got divorced. Kuli recalled a time when she was still with her ex-husband and they had rented a house in Muizenberg, Cape Town.
“I remember being kicked out of a rented house in Muizenburg in the late 90s while pregnant, with a toddler and husband. The wife didn’t appreciate a black Mrs Roberts, so told us to move out," said Kuli.
Kuli said that her ex-husband was extremely upset. The actress asked if the woman who kicked her out would pay for the movers and she happily did.
Kuli said that at the time she didn't know about the rights of black people so she just did as she was told. She said that she would not let anything get in the way of her "black African sexiness" and her pregnancy.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Kuli Roberts broke her silence on comments over her weight loss. Kuli Roberts has responded to concerns that her weight loss with some people claiming that she looked dangerously skinny.
Tweeps had circulated pics of the media veteran suggesting that her weight loss is unhealthy. Roberts responded to her critics telling them to look at her Instagram page to see that she is healthy and the only difference in her recent pics are the filters she has been using.
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