Knowing what the world is talking about is part of our job but when people jump on a trending topic (TT) just for relevance, things may get a little lost in translation.
When we saw Natasha Tahane’s name top the Twitter trends list, we were like “hawu?! What did she do?”
Why is #NatashaThahane trending??— MOPEDI (@selinah_malatji) December 9, 2016
What did #NatashaThahane do?— The_Brave (@k_motshegoa) December 9, 2016
What's the story about >>>> #NatashaThahane— gugza ngwenya (@gugulisious) December 9, 2016
It turns out Natasha wasn’t exactly the problem here…
Some Twitter user tried to throw shade at her and she clapped back and it took him a whole three months to get mad about it. Mxim.
Another user with an axe to grind saw that people we talking about her and decided to jump on the “drag Natasha Tahane bandwagon” as well.
And he wasn’t the only one. In usual group-think fashion, people who already had a problem with her used the TT to say all the vicious things they’ve been keeping to themselves.
But there were a few tweeps who knew better….
She's on set making money and your just on Twitter making "LOLs" and trying so hard to be seen #NatashaThahane.— Sir Mahlangu (@HRH_Bukhosi) December 9, 2016
those tweeps deserved it. So Celebrities should just smile at trash tweeted about them ? https://t.co/4WCpqbP66T— paballo (@I_AmPabi) December 9, 2016
This #NatashaThahane bashing is so unnecessary & it's bad for our black twitter brand which it took so much to build. Sorry for coming late— Maxwell (@MaxAfrika_) December 9, 2016
All we can say about this is… Common sense is not a flower that grows in everybody’s garden shem. And luckily, Natasha knows this.
Ignore the hate! Ignore the fake! Ignore the funny shit!!!! Ooooouuuuu— Natasha Thahane (@Natasha_Thahane) December 8, 2016
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