Popular influencer racially abused moments after achieving a major feat.
Popular influencer racially abused moments after achieving a major feat., Coming after Khabane “Khaby” Lame actualized a laudable feat on social media, a New York post’s publication signposted him with a shot from the dark, perhaps, some would call it an oversight or an extended form of click-baiting.
A 2-year consecution of influencing after he was relieved from his factory job saw Khaby Lame attain an immeasurable height with little effort.
Popular influencer racially abused moments after achieving a major feat. as he emplaced the founding blocks of his “tik toking” career the Senegalese tik tok influencer soon dethroned Charli D’Amelio to become the most followed tik tok account with a stunning following of 142.8 million, and in a bid to concretize such silverware, the new york post, with little regards for his identity, captured the moment captioning it with;
“Laid-off factory worker unseats Charli D’Amelio as top tik tok star with 142.8 Million fans”
And further displayed it for public perception.
The caption, arrayed as a tweet on Twitter, purged users of mixed feelings with some condemning the lack of sensitivity in the tweet and sundry calling it a blatant show of racial intolerance.
Popular influencer racially abused moments after achieving a major feat. The tweet had a record number of backlash with people demanding respect be given to whom it is due
One tweet reads;
“The American’s name was mentioned, but Khaby Lame who just achieved the highest feat on TikTok is called a “laid-off factory worker” because he’s black. Whíte people can’t stand black excellence. Smh! https://t.co/PINEImOflI
— BeksFCB (@Joshua_Ubeku) June 24, 2022″
“Zach Douvris ?️???
Khabar Lame unseats random white girl with rich parents as top TikTok star with 142.8M fans (see I can do it too).”
With the seemingly endless clap backs and calls, the New York post effectuated damage control while its reputation skied on thin ice by rendering an apology and further giving acknowledgement to the Senegalese tik toker; Khaby Lame—conduct it previously proved sterilized of.
“We apologize for not using @khabylame’s name in our original headline https://t.co/w6RlpMjAQy
— New York Post (@nypost) June 24, 2022″