Popular wedding show, Our Perfect Wedding trended well into Monday morning. And while the couple's love story made for interesting comments; there was no shortage of jabs taken at interim presenter, Nomsa Buthelezi's fashion sense.
Nomsa dressing is OFF, ithe appears like she's wearing sacks- amasaka-masaga #OurPerfectWedding— Gift Mutema (@gblackys) September 10, 2017
While it's normal that people react differently to a presenter's fashion sense, some of the commentary is downright mean and goes so far as to attack her body.
#OurPerfectWedding joh nomsa shes fat joh😉😉😉😉😉— cash💙👉✌London (@smilingassasin2) September 10, 2017
And this is not new.
Earlier this year, when she stood in for former presenter, Thembisa Mdoda, Buthelezi faced a barrage of body and fashion-shaming. Before standing in for Mdoda, Buthelezi had expressed concern that people would focus on her body size instead of her talent.
Further, it seems some pastors are now body-shamers -- while officiating weddings. Something that left a bitter taste in some people's mouths.
The pastor, loosely translated, said: "Slender women are behind you now...you will hold on to this sdudla (plus-sized woman) until Jesus comes back."
She didn't like it when the pastor referred to her as "sdudla" Shame😞 #OPW— C A R R I E❤️ (@CarrieMay24) September 10, 2017
But fam, there is nothing funny about body-shaming. This is Nomsa's body, the bride's body -- bodies that do not define the entirety of who they are.
Each can be to their own without body-shaming.
And Nomsa, in case you were wondering, you have a lot of love out there.
Yoh muhle uNomsa shame!!💕 #OurPerfectWedding— Giggles💫😁 (@iLoveMakale) September 10, 2017
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#OurPerfectWedding I actually enjoy Nomsa's presenting style.👏 People just always have sumthing negative 2say nje— Mpho (@pennygift) September 10, 2017