Kaunda Selisho
Lifestyle Journalist
1 minute read
26 Feb 2021
2:45 pm

WATCH: Outrage over “fat-shaming” designer’s comments

Kaunda Selisho

Social media users have sharply criticised Quiteria Kekana for allegedly insulting client Coconut Kelz.

Designer Quiteria Kekana Quiteria Atelier | Picture: Instagram

Fashion designer Quiteria Kekana has sparked a Twitter storm after allegedly body-shaming comedian, television presenter and social media sensation Lesego Thlabi, popularly known as Coconut Kelz.

Watch the video above for the scoop on what happened as well as what Quiteria had to say.

According to Thlabi, the designer went on a tirade during a scheduled fitting for an upcoming project Thlabi had been working on. Despite being sent her measurements beforehand, Kekana reportedly failed to design a garment that fit her correctly.

She said that Kekana blamed her body size and shape for the fact that the garment did not fit.

Women across social media rallied behind the star and tried to call the designer out.

When he refused to apologise and threw down the gauntlet, his Instagram posts were flooded with criticism pertaining to his alleged body-shaming.

Check out some of the comments below:

Comments left by angry social media users on Quiteria Kekana’s Instagram page | Pictures: Screenshots

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