Boity’s Somali lookalike: Don't use my pictures to make other women feel bad

Boity’s Somali lookalike: Don't use my pictures to make other women feel bad

-The woman who won fame after her photos received widespread admiration online has objected to her picture being used against other women

- The Fine People from Somali Challenge resulted in a woman with a striking resemblance to South African celebrity, Boity Thulo, being given a lot of extra attention online

- When the internet started to compare other women unfavourably to her, the Somali woman stepped up and showed she also has a beautiful personality

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The 21-year-old, best known by her online Twitter handle Brinney bears a striking resemblance to SA's own Boity Thulo.

She was tickled pink by the newfound fame from South Africa and all the attention it brought her. However, she was a little confused about how some of her details were found by those writing stories about her.

Last week we covered the story about how the internet found Boity's "twin" after a hashtag #FinePeople started trending on twitter.

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Twitter discovered Boity's look-alike while #FinePeople started doing the rounds on the social media platform. A social media user, known only as Bryan (@_BlackZA), posted a pic of a woman who resembled Boity, captioning the post "On the next episode of utatakho africa...@Boity i think i found Your sister". Tweeps could not believe their eyes when the saw the striking resemblance between Boity and the 21-year-old Somalian woman, known only by her handle 'Brinney_'.

After the beautiful 21-year-old known by her handle Brinney’s beauty left many in awe people inevitably started comparing the two beauties.

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However, this drew criticism from the Somali beauty who tweeted: “ew don’t use my pictures to put down other women.”

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