Dragged: Siv Ngesi Criticised for Allegedly Exploiting LGBTQI Community

Dragged: Siv Ngesi Criticised for Allegedly Exploiting LGBTQI Community

- Siv Ngesi has been enjoying his life as a drag queen but the Mzansi LGBTQI community is not too happy

- The community has been dragging Siv Ngesi on social media for performance activism and not caring for them

- Siv has been doing drag queen looks as his alter ego Sivanna but fans are not impressed with his work

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Mzansi television personality Siv Ngesi has been experimenting with drag and pole dancing, he's sure enjoying it. However, Mzansi social media users are not impressed and have accused him of performance activism (doing things for your own gain and not for the cause).

Siv recently introduced the country to his drag alter ego Sivanna and at first, he was met with a warm reception but things started to change. The LGBTQI community feels that Siv should not be the face of drag in the country because he's not even part of the community.

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Sivanna got signed to Adidas and Siv felt that drag was finally getting the attention it deserved but others were just not convinced. Many feel that someone else who is part of the community should've received the deal.

Dragged: Siv Ngesi Criticised for Allegedly Exploiting LGBTQI Community
Siv Ngesi is being dragged by the LGBTQI community for performance activism. Image: @iamSivN
Source: Twitter

Check out the reactions from social media users below:

@Zukolater said:

"Kanti what does allyship mean to him? Having his make up done by Manilla?"

@lehoaila commented:

"You can go back to a normal/acceptable life, the choice is always there, but if you pay total disregard to it, don't blame Siv."

@Zukolater said:

"When Siv Ngesi wears a dress, he gets applauded for his ‘bravery’ and gets paid for it. And then he goes back to his normal life."

Briefly News previously reported that Siv Ngesi's drag alter ego bagged an Adidas deal and got a mixed response. Actor and television host Siv Ngesi has bagged a deal with Adidas. Siv recently experimented with drag and created his alter ego, Sivanna.

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Fans had a mixed reaction to Siv bagging the deal, others just felt that it's not fair because drag has been around for a while in South Africa and hasn't received much recognition.

Siv took to social media to share that he's got a deal with Adidas through his drag look, Sivanna.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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