30/11/2016 15:03 SAST | Updated 30/11/2016 18:09 SAST

South Africans Poke Fun At Zuma With #PoorBaba Twitter Trend

Oh, but the levels of petty. 😅

Philimon Bulawayo / Reuters

South Africans will never miss an opportunity to poke fun at anyone and right now President Jacob Zuma is the victim.

It all started with a tweet by Nomfundo Engler, who posted an old image of Zuma with former Presidents Frederik De Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki on a red carpet. Engler pointed out that Zuma was not on the red carpet then used the hashtag #PoorBaba.

She then pointed out that Zuma was also not wearing a white shirt and grey tie like everyone else and said, "They didn't even give him a white shirt and grey tie! Baba is right to be upset! In fact he must run for a third term!!! #PoorBaba."

Soon afterward, other people jumped onto the trend with pictures of Zuma in awkward positions or situations.

Here's a collection of some of our favourites.