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PICS: Pearl Thusi gets dragged

Actress and media personality Pearl Thusi is at loggerheads with trolls attacking her skin colour while living her best life in Brazil. In a tweet that has since been deleted, a tweep told Thusi that she was ugly.

Pearl Thusi

The excited Pearl Thusi shared jaw-dropping bikini pictures while on holiday in Brazil. Little did she know that scores of tweeps would jump on the bandwagon to attack her looks. From a tweet that has since been deleted, another tweep proceeded to claim that had Thusi been non-light-skinned, her beauty would remain questionable.

Firstly, the tweet complimented Thusi’s skin and beautiful natural hair before setting her on fire. The compliments felt rather backhanded as the tweet continued to take a dig at the actress and media personality by calling her ugly.

Over the years, Pearl Thusi has been very vocal about how much bullying she has endured because of her skin colour. Thusi has gravely addressed the constant and continued torment and trolling of her of the way she looks. On numerous occasions, Thusi has admitted to having been told she was not pretty but only light-skinned and that she was the industry’s favorite based on her skin tone and natural, curly hair.

Taking to Twitter to defend herself, Thusi relays the amount of suffering she has succumbed to just because of the way she looks. Taking the high road, she has since wished the haters and trolls would heal from the continued hate they have towards her.


In other news – Actress Sophie Ndaba’s ex-husband, Max now a pastor

South African actress, Sophie Ndaba’s former husband, Max Lichaba leaves his business to accept the pastoral calling. According to TshishaLive, the businessman resigned as the MD of the popular chesa nyama Kwa Lichaba Lounge.

Sophie Ndaba

“I decided to resign principally because of the decision to follow my calling of being a pastor,” he said. The Lichaba family will continue to manage the business while he begins his pastoral journey in the coming months at Nation Hope Ministries in the East Rand, Johannesburg. Learn More

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