South African Model Under Fire for Palestine Shithole Comments
TV personality and model Shashi Naidoo has held a press conference following heavy criticism for calling the Gaza region a "sh*thole" during a debate about the Palestine-Israel conflict with an Instagramer. Naidoo said that she "stupidly copied and pasted" the response she gave verbatim from a friend, in a feeble attempt at appearing "smart". She has apologised for her comments but has since lost several endorsement deals.
South Africa: TV Presenter Shashi Naidoo to Speak on Gaza Comments
News24Wire, 19 June 2018
Human rights and Palestinian solidarity organisation BDS South Africa will be holding a press conference with South African TV personality Shashi Naidoo on Wednesday following her… Read more »
News24Wire, 20 June 2018
TV personality Shashi Naidoo has been dropped by yet another sponsor. Read more »