Ntsiki Takes A Dig At Women Again

She has started the weave debate and tweeps are fuming

By  | Sep 15, 2020, 10:30 AM  | Ntsiki Mazwai  | Drama

Ntsiki Mazwai has once again ruffled feathers on social media with her 'straight-talk,' 'sharp-shooter' personality always taking center stage. She has started the weave debate once again slamming women for not identifying their 'true beauty' with their natural hair, and always seeing themselves as beautiful when wearing weaves.

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The poet is trending once again for starting the natural hair vs weaves debate on social media and the name calling began.

It was just another regular day for Ntsiki who posed the question, "Why are black women finding it so hard to admit that they lack confidence in their own hair...And wigs make them feel prettier?"

Just hours later, she found herself topping the trends list, trending in the top three to be exact, for her weave debate and encouraging women to hone their natural African hair and beauty.

Ntsiki is not a huge fan of anything non-African and has always been an activist who uses her social media to preach her truth. She spoke about how she has always been ridiculed by other women who call her broke for not owning a weave.

"Black women used to say I'm broke cos I don't wear a weave...Now they are saying natural hair is expensive. If you get told that you are ugly for long enough, you start to believe it"

Ntsiki never holds back her words, she proved this in a tweet which says, "If wigs enhance your beauty then white people dressed as clowns must be really attractive.

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"The weave ADDICTION is no different from a drug ADDICTION. Even a bride in full tradition will ruin the whole look with a weave sembi kengoku mtshakazi," she added.

After receiving backlash she clarified her stance and informed people what her intentions are when it comes to social media saying "Twitter is my office."

"I'm not on social media to post pics and brag... I'm here to stir dialogue. My twitter account has ALWAYS been about spiritual WORK. Always. Twitter is my office where I use words to stir debate and dialogue in my community."

The artist also slammed men who are very vocal when it comes to women's appearance however remain mum when it comes to issues of Gender Based Violence and femicide, she also told them "If the shoe fits...Don't blame me."

"Men have more opinions on black women's hair than GBV... I have an idea, Why don't the men shut up for this conversation until they have stopped raping and killing women," she tweeted.

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