The movement against entertainer Meshantan Naidoo has snowballed as social media users on the platforms Twitter and Facebook unleash their anger. Members of the South African Indian community, business and media personalities have withdrawn their support for him. Social media users have threatened to seek legal action against Naidoo for his attacks on them personally.
Naidoo sparked massive outrage following a series of shocking revelations made its way onto SA social media platforms. Within a matter of a week, Naidoo went from being a much-loved social media personality to the most unwanted person on social media.
- Chatsworth teenager exposes sex pest grandfather and intends seeking justice for alleged sexual abuse that, she and her mother, endured for years, go here
- Western Cape cleric Imam Dawood Sampson has been called out for his sexist video, read here
Here are some of the reactions from social media to Meshantan Naidoo’s social media posts and read the full story here
ALSO READ: Chatsworth teenager exposes sex pest grandfather and intends seeking justice for alleged sexual abuse that, she and her mother, endured for years, go here
Another user on Facebook wrote,
“Meshantan Naidoo blocked me from Straight Choons when I posted this so I thought I’d post it as my status.I dont think anybody has ANY sexual interest in you.What I do know for sure (and this is a FACT) is that you have been mass reported to the Human Rights Commission and I can guarantee you there are gonna be dire consequences for your choices.It baffles me cos you don’t strike me as a man with a vicious heart. It’s like you go against your true nature when you make horrible and mean content.Soon you’re gonna be straight chooning a public apology because the HRC is gonna sit on you. Plus there’s gonna be legal ramifications. If this girl charges you with crimen injuria you are gonna be found guilty (as an Attorney I can guarantee this) and you are gonna have a criminal conviction with a criminal record for the next 10 years.All the idiots that support vile content will disappear. These are not your people. They are giving you attention for their amusement. If they cared about you, they would have informed you long ago that this conduct and content is detrimental to your future and to you as a person.Good luck. I wish you the kindness you never afforded others when it’s your time to endure hardship soon. #MeshantanNaidoo“
The global lockdown has everyone’s mental health in a spin! Have you checked out our Mental Health resources by Indian Spice click here
The South African Depression And Anxiety Group (SADAG) is Africa’s largest mental health support and advocacy group open 7 days a week from 8am – 8pm. If you are needing a referral to a psychologist, psychiatrist or support group call SADAG on 011 234 4837 or 0800 20 50 26 and speak to a trained counselor who can assist you further. Substance abuse hotline: 0800 12 13 14 is available 24hrs or alternatively email Zane on email@example.com
If you need support or know someone who does, please reach out to your nearest mental health specialist. India Helplines: Aasra: 022 2754 6669; Sneha India Foundation: +914424640050 and Sanjivini: 011-24311918
Stay at home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority during the coronavirus crisis.
Connect with the Coronavirus Whatsapp services below
- Coronavirus India Whatsapp tap here
- Coronavirus South Africa Whatsapp tap here
- SA Hotline Number: 0800 029 999
For more related coronavirus (COVID-19) latest news and stories click here