Twitter outrage over racist holiday maker use of k-word
Social media users in SA are upset at a man on holiday who used a racial slur to describe beach goers.
A tweet emerged showing a man who described a beach using the k-word, EWN reported.
In the video, the unidentified man describes an idyllic beach, saying "amazing sea and not one k*ff*r in sight".
While the identity or even the nationality of the man remains unknown, African Star Communications founder Farah Fortune shared the video on Twitter.
The video is reminiscent of real estate agent Penny Sparrow who was guilty of crimen injuria and fined R5 000 by the Scottburgh Magistrates' Court after referring to black people on KwaZulu-Natal beaches as "monkeys". She was also fined R150 000 by the Equality Court.
Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg was found guilty of four counts of crimen injuria for calling a black police officer the k-word 48 times when he came to her aid following a smash-and-grab incident. She was sentenced to a two year prison term.
Fortune's tweet elicited 147 replies and 351 retweets as social media users expressed their reactions.
One Condom could have prevented this pic.twitter.com/p9U5npp2TO— Ora Arts (@NtantaXabiso) August 21, 2018
Watched this video 3 times, and I'm not feeling a single fibre of anger. I must be getting immune to stupidity.— Monde Sibisi (@MondeTSibisi) August 21, 2018
How did he get out of Orania? pic.twitter.com/sIYCclfDtI— randall crisp (@rgcrisp) August 21, 2018
Meh...dude only learnt that word yesterday it seems. No effect. Get it straight out of the mouth of an afrikaaner in Pretoria... they pronounce the hell out of that 'firrrrr' at the end. You'll feel it in your soul I tell you. pic.twitter.com/auTsX6ACuK— Martin Matshego (@Eclipsick) August 21, 2018
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