BOKS PLAYER’S WEDDING GETS RACIST SLURS | Hundreds of Facebook users have turned the tables on another user who branded Springbok player Siya Kolisi’s interracial marriage as distasteful.
Scores of Facebook users also in interracial relationships hit back by taking to the platform and posting photographs of themselves with their partners. Dozens more also left comments expressing their revulsion with the racist post.
By Monday hundreds of people had come out in solidarity with the interracial couple.Sharing an article about the Kolisis August wedding, the offending post, under the profile of a Hannes Lottering from Parys in the Free State, said: “I pray that this does not happen to my family. Honest to God, I would not know what to do.”
“Problem with mixed breeding is that the worst of the inferior bloodline becomes dominant,” another post on the profile later said.Lottering’s friends replied to the status using emoticons of faces throwing up to show their disgust with the marriage.
In October News24 reported that Rachel said she felt sorry for racist trolls who are constantly berating them over their marriage.She was replying to a black man who swore at her in a private message for marrying a black man.