Mzansi Defends Dark-Skinned Woman Who Was Trolled on TikTok: “You’re Beautiful My Sister”

Mzansi Defends Dark-Skinned Woman Who Was Trolled on TikTok: “You’re Beautiful My Sister”

  • South African netizens united to support a dark-skinned woman who was cyberbullied for her skin tone
  • This comes after the woman responded to a troll's comment that insinuated she was dirty because she was dark
  • Viewers condemned cyberbullying and showed solidarity with the young lady in the comments section
A dark skinned girl responded to a cyber-bully
A dark-skinned girl put a cyber-bully on blast in a viral video. Image: @tabisa266
Source: TikTok

Sometimes, social media can be a real downer. But when a troll tried to tear down a dark-skinned woman for her appearance, South Africans stepped up to support her.

Woman takes on TikTok troll

In a TikTok video, the woman @tabisa266 defiantly responded to a user who criticised her skin tone and told her to go bath.

"I bath, I bath. It's only because my skin don't come off but I bath."

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Embracing diverse beauty

She stood tall and refused to let a cyberbully bring her down. Her simple yet powerful statement reminded everyone that beauty comes in all shades and forms.

The gorgeous lady's video went viral with over 2 million views and 9,000 comments.

Watch the video below:

Mzansi drags cyberbully

Social media users also turned their attention to the troll who posted the insensitive comment. They dragged the mean woman for spewing such hurtful words.

See some of the comments below:

@sompane08 said:

"Thabiseng2 bathong wena, are you sure you are from Africa? Bathong etshwabele sisi nxa! "

@Ada_Dennis asked:

"Why do people make others feel bad? What did Thabiseng gain? "

@Nellynelz mentioned:

"I just came back from Nthabiseng’s page. Hai fellow South Africans you handled this well. "

@Nowisthetime wrote:

"Thabiseng is probably jealous of your life in Canada. Enjoy your life dear. Live your family. You have a beautiful black skin. ❤❤❤"

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@Maude_khize commented:

"No need to explain yourself and we as South Africans. We apologise and we don’t know Thabiseng. "

@nthabiseng.tsatsi posted:

"Mzansi thank you for fetching Nthabiseng, she needs to apologise.Waze wazihlaza. ❤"

@virginialethunya said:

"Nthabiseng doesn't sound like us, we Africans protect each other. But anyway I get her, she only replied out of jealousy. You're beautiful my sister. "

@TheCHar added:

"This broke my heart, I am sorry for what Nthabiseng said to you. you are beautiful."

Woman shares struggle of being a dark-skinned

In another article, Briefly News reported that a young Mzansi woman took to social media to share her struggle with being a dark-skinned coloured woman.

In South Africa, a coloured, formerly Cape Coloured, is a person of mixed European (“white”) and African (“black”) or Asian ancestry.

Source: Briefly News

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email: hilary.sekgota@briefly.co.za

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