Top trending in South Africa today, unfortunately, revolves around allegations of racism. Bianca Schoombe has decided to withdraw from the #MissSA2020 contest. Social media posts got leaked to Twitter and fans think it must be someone very close to the South African aspiring beauty.
Top trending hashtag #MissSA2020 – SYNC Models reveals Bianca’s withdrawal
On Twitter, not longer after the reveals that Bianca seems racist, SYNC Models on Twitter said that she withdrew from the Miss South Africa 2020 contest. Many followers were livid that the agency opted to put it that way. They felt the agency defended her, instead of speaking out and saying they won’t tolerate racism.
Their tweet read, “Bianca Schoombe has decided to withdraw from the #MissSA2020 contest and SYNC Models supports her decision.” One furious follower wrote about the top trending hashtag incident, “Now we need to cancel you for defending her @sync_models.” The comment racked up nearly 1,000 likes in less than an hour. Another person noted, “I think people are missing something important. Bianca was exposed for her racist behaviour & her agency had the option to cut ties with her but instead chose to whitewash her comments. I hope Black models stay away from Sync Models.”
bianca must withdraw from entering ANY AND ALL pageants and modeling. we dont tolerate racism in south africa. @sync_models YOU SHOULD NOT SUPPORT RACISM🚨— her. (@Peeek_aBoO) May 20, 2020
Furious people comment that it doesn’t matter how old the racism was
The agency originally noted that Bianca apparently used racist terms years ago. But that still doesn’t make it right, many people think. One person commented, “Yep we all saw that. Not only whitewash but literally defended her actions with the “it was 6/7 years ago” b/s – May we never forget.” Another person wrote, “I agree. This says alot about the agency. In spite of all the evidence that were brought forth against Bianca the agency chose to support her instead of taking disciplinary actions. Racism should not be tolerated.”
Actually, the M.D.U account gave other people some very good advice about social media. You can see the tweet below:
Bianca tweets jeopardizing her Miss SA chances is another proof that some of the things we tweet to impress strangers will have permanent negative repercussions to our professional careers.— M.D.U (@MduDlamini_) May 20, 2020
Don't risk your future trying to be funny for likes.
Now it's #BiancaMustFall
More tweets about Bianca under #MissSA2020
Here’s what some other people said on Twitter:
We are waiting for a statement from Miss SA that reads: Due to the recent events regarding one of our participants involving racism and body-shaming, we have reached a decision to cut ties/eliminate contestant Bianca Sch… as our brand cannot be associated with such. END— #BlackLivesMatter✊🏾 (@Pseudonym_X92) May 20, 2020
1. Dear @Official_MissSA— Sam Beynon (Sammy) #BlackLivesMatter (@BeynonSammy) May 20, 2020
You have a responsibility to ALL to South Africans to well consider the potential implications of #BiancaSchoombee participating in #MissSA2020, one of which will be to contradict your own description of the #MissSA project which reads: pic.twitter.com/ByGNhwuGbo
Do you agree that it’s best Bianca got found out now? As one follower said, imagine she won, went on, became famous, and later it all came out? Sound off in the comments below.
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