Celebs are often critiqued for how they look
You’d think because they are celebrities, they’re perfect and they don’t undergo cyber bullying, think again. More and more celebrities have become victims of cyber bullying by the same followers that call themselves fans.
In recent years, we’ve seen celebrities weight go up and down just like any other normal human being. Losing weight or gaining it for that matter is never really a choice, sometimes our bodies just go through some drastic changes that might be seen as “too fat” or “too skinny”
Some celebrities take the criticise with a pinch of salt while others don’t shy away from putting people in their place.
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Singer Bucie’s self esteem was put to the test when people on social media started asking her why it took her so long to lose her baby weight. Bucie clapped back and even Zizo Beda had a few words to share with people who don’t understand pregnancy and how hard it can be to lose the weight after having a baby.
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Ntando Duma, tweeps once said that she looks like the Aliens in Men In Black. Ntando being who she is, she didn’t take those critics to the heart as she was quIck to show them what she would really look like if she were an alien.
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Thick Leeyonce must be one of the most criticised celebrities in South African entertainment. In fact, her body shaming was so bad that it even got her international recognition and endorsements from big brands locally. Thick Leeyonce is not one to shy away from putting someone in their place when they don’t have something nice to say.
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Zahara was also body shamed by twitter users. The Loliwe hit-makers fans were treated to a glimpse of the singer’s revamped body after she posted a picture of herself wearing a navy blue body suit with a front zip skirt that was left open to expose her underwear.
Zahara responded to the haters by saying that she isn’t worried about what they think of her, “The people who are hating on me are are those who have bad bodies, they are jealous that I have lost weight.” She didn’t have to say much because her die-hard fans were ready for war and were up in arms and ready to defend their queen.
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Image credit: Instagram.com/@bucie_mkomo