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Pearl Thusi and Bonni Mbuli in heated argument over Light skin vs Black skin privileges


Shortly after Pearl Thusi opened up about the struggles she faced as a light-skinned entertainer, actress and TV presenter, Bonnie Mbuli weighed in on the matter. The two women soon found themselves trending on social media.

Entertainers and TV personalities, Pearl Thusi and Bonnie Mbuli, found themselves catching the attention of Mzansi’s social media users after they got into a heated discussion on Twitter.

Pearl earlier opened up about the difficulties she’s faced as a fair-skinned woman in the entertainment industry. Bonnie responded, and she wasn’t holding back. She shared a picture saying she almost sympathised and then shared her opinion in a post. According to Bonnie, dark-skinned entertainers actually have it tougher.

Pearl replied to Bonnie’s tweet and soon the two women were exchanging Twitter blows. TimesLIVE reports that Bonnie said, in a response to a follower, that there were far fewer roles for dark-skinned women

If women do get roles, they have to portray sufferers, the diseased or slaves. Check out the debate and tweets these ladies posted, there are quite a few:

Meanwhile, South African Twitter was watching, feeding the mix of views about dark-skinned verses light-skinned privilege.

Others were simply enjoying the drama going down between two of the country’s celebs.

The conversation continued well into Friday morning, but Pearl Thusi and Bonnie Mbuli seem to have given the argument a rest.



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