Babes 'goes on the rampage' after woman hushes her and her friend.
DURBAN – Gqom queen Babes Wodumo is in the middle of yet another controversy after she filmed herself running after a woman at the OR Tambo International Airport and swearing her.
It appears the woman had ‘hushed’ at Babes Wodumo and her entourage. This offended the Wololo hitmaker, who did not take kindly at being ‘hushed’ at and said she was not a chicken. Angered by the woman, Babes and her friend, loudly confronted followed the woman and cornered her.
It appeared airport personnel intervened and they later let the woman go, but not without swearing at her, using expletives in isiZulu.
The incident was recorded live on Babes Wodumo’s Instagram, with the Gqom hitmaker not shy to mete out swear words at the woman and later showing her face behind the camera in the video.
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The video went viral on Twitter this week.
By Wednesday morning, Babes Wodumo took to Twitter to say she is “human”.
“We are all humans…Being a celeb doesn’t mean I’m an animal I have feelings,emotions,a heart etc..Let me be!!!”
We are all humans…Being a celeb doesn’t mean I’m an animal I have feelings,emotions,a heart etc..Let me be!!! pic.twitter.com/Ywr6HV5mtI
— Bongekile simelane (@BABESWODUMO) December 5, 2018
On Twitter, fans appeared to back Babes Wodumo and said she had dealt with a ‘racist’.
Fashion designer Thula Sindi described Babes Wodumo as “an icon”.
THIS is why Babes Wodumo is an icon 💣💥❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/vcGc5YjJUx
— Thula Sindi (@thulasindi) December 5, 2018
Babes Wodumo is and indication of how we ALL feel on the inside. Honestly, truly. It is so tiring to have to censor ourselves even in situations that don’t really call for censorship. Sikhathele.
— The Flame (@RealNomalanga) December 5, 2018
I’m here for Babes Wodumo almost throwing hands at an unknown white woman who allegedly told Babes and her friends to shut up while they were having a conversation. pic.twitter.com/zwehEiOgrg
— Beauty Queen in tears… (@Moosa_Kaula) December 5, 2018
Is saying “ssshhhhhhhh…. !” To someone who is making noise racist thou?
I know its disrespectful but is it racist?
Im talking about this Babes Wodumo video.
— Lethiweyinkosi 👑 (@Lethu_Dlamini) December 5, 2018
If Babes Wodumo doesn’t release a December banger and call it “Kuthi Shhhh”,
i’d be very much dissapointed😏
— Chiece of Picken 🍗 (@ansleyENZ) December 5, 2018