Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters caught a lot of heat after pictures of her volunteering at the soup kitchen was posted and in them, she is wearing gloves while interacting with the children.
The reigning Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, has caught a lot of flak online after the official Miss SA Twitter account posted photos of her wearing gloves while posing with black children at Ikageng in Soweto during a soup kitchen visit.
To everyone asking about the gloves, I truly hope that you’ll hear my heart and understand that it came from a place of wanting to do good. pic.twitter.com/Pl5amM2gEM
— Demi-LeighNel-Peters (@DemiLeighNP) July 5, 2017
However, Black Twitter was not buying it and subsequently began dragging her on Twitter.
Ladies and gentleman welcome your Miss SA ?? pic.twitter.com/MPQoZ2Z9Qy
— Mozzey (@MozzeyFlaco) July 6, 2017
Dear Miss SA do you remember when Miss SA finalists went to an animal shelter 2 feed animals? You didn’t need gloves pic.twitter.com/ieftsbSq0n
— Modern Day Pantsula (@Thabiso_Dlamini) July 6, 2017
Miss SA out here like pic.twitter.com/AhNujoSUJx
— The Instigator (@AmBlujay) July 5, 2017
Black twitter ?????I’m in tears, the comments on the video Miss SA posted ?
— Siyamthanda Ndamase (@Kim_Mapakisha) July 5, 2017
I’m sure Miss SA had been busy in the kitchen with gloves and was asked to come for pics. Lack of oversight ?
— Menzi (@MrMenziN) July 5, 2017