Another Miss South African model candidate has been targeted for Tweets that were made in the past, someone on social media has made it their duty to dig up some dirt on the models.
This comes after 21-year-old model Bianca Schoombee suffered the same blow when past Tweets came back to haunt her, She later withdrew from the competition and was suspended from Twitter.
Another model, Oneida Cooper, who also announced that they applied to compete for the Miss. SA crown, now suffers the same criticism.
Cooper, who previously represented South Africa as a professional swimmer, announced on May 17 that she was preparing for the Miss. Entered SA competition.
After that, tweets from 2010 to 2013 in which she used the N-word again came to light. Cooper, who is often identified as a white woman, is also accused on Twitter that she only makes herself look like a white person when it suits her, but that she is actually brown.
Cooper commented on these allegations on Sunday.
“Black identity in the African and political context is something that comes naturally and is deeply ingrained in me and my family. Unfortunately, having strangers who break me down, my race, my culture and political beliefs is not going to dictate who I am. When you know who you are and what you stand for, nothing and no one can change your path, ”she writes.
She says she knows better than ever before that there are double standards when it comes to Hip Hop culture and the repetition of its lyrics.
“I am proud that I continue to grow, learn and learn through experiences. We need to be friendlier and more considerate of each other. “
She concludes by saying that she is a strong, independent, proud South African black woman who will never be overcome by stunted adversity.