FHM model loses sponsorship

Cape Town – FHM model Jessica Leandra dos Santos lost a major sponsorship and a complaint was lodged against her with the Human Rights Commission following a racist tweet on Thursday.

Quick Trim SA announced on Twitter that they’re withdrawing their sponsorship of Leandra: “Due to the severity of the remarks by #JessicaLeandra #QuickTrimSA herewith ends our sponsorship to her with immediate effect!”

A complaint was also lodged against Leandra with the Human Rights Commission by activist and columnist Mabine Seabe. Seabe tweeted the following: “I have lodged a complaint against Jessica Leandra with the Human Rights Commission on the basis of crimen injuria and libel. #DownWithRacism”

Leandra came under a storm of criticism after posting a tweet on Thursday that read: “Just, well took on an arrogant and disrespectful kaffir inside Spar. Should have punched him, should have”.

Source: Channel24
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