Ntsiki Mazwai Heavily Blasts International Car Brand for “Disrespecting Our Spiritual Beliefs” With Their Ad

Ntsiki Mazwai Heavily Blasts International Car Brand for “Disrespecting Our Spiritual Beliefs” With Their Ad

  • Ntsiki Mazwai has taken to her social media pages to express disgust over an advert by the popular car brand BMW
  • The controversial media personality said the advert was n insult to black people's spiritual beliefs
  • Meanwhile, social media users have shared mixed reactions with some claiming that the advert was being taken out of context

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Popular poet and media personality had no nice things to say to the international car brand BMW following an advert that caused a stir on social media.

Ntsiki Mazwai slams BMW over advert
Ntsiki Mazwai has accused BMW of racism for a recent advert. Image: @miss_ntsiki_mazwai.
Source: Instagram

The star said the advert which has the words, "We are our ancestors' wildest dreams" with the word ancestors crossed out was a slap in the face of Africans.

Taking to her Instagram page, Ntsiki Mazwai shared a video calling out the car brand. She said the company should respect African culture. She wrote:

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"I'm so disgusted.......what in the racism is this now??? So thina our spiritual beliefs are not respected and must be used by white capital for financial gain??? @bmwsouthafrica."

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Social media users weighed in on the matter with some supporting Ntsiki while others said the advert was being taken out of context.

@ladydu_sa said:

"The fact that they scratched it out it would have been dope if they used mama ester’s designs rather not this nonsense."

@Maphupho_Amahle commented:

"This is not invalidating ancestors at all, it's a way of saying "we are reaching milestones we never thought were possible". My ancestors could have never imagined owning a BMW because they didn't even know it existed, I on the other hand just didn't think I'd reach that far."

@phindiswa wrote:

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"They should have used a white girl's picture, and then we know they are referring to their ancestors."

@tonyo_1227 added:

"Unbelievable!! Wow! Unbelievable!."

@KatliL_ noted:

"I’m sorry but someone saying “BMW is cancelling our ancestors” is dusting me."

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