Lin Dough, Father Of Valdo, Responds To Backlash He Got From Black Twitter. In the video recording, the father and son spoke about the significance of hygiene to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Musician and social media influencer, Lin Dough Sithole, states that he did not mean to cause any harm when he released a video of himself and his child, Valdo. In the video recording, the father and son spoke about the significance of hygiene to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. They can thus be seen giving tips about being safe from the virus.
The two thus speak in an international language with subtitles shown on the screen. The video recording of Lin Dough and his son, Valdo, made rounds on the internet after it was shared by the Minister of sports, arts and culture Nathi Mthethwa’s spokesperson, Masechaba Ndlovu, on social media. Black Twitter was all over Masechaba Ndlovu for sharing the video recording. She thus removed the video from her account.
Lin Dough and Valdo also got a backlash for their allegedly fake Chinese accent, they were also being accused of being racist. The father apologised for the video if it has offended anyone. The father says, “We didn’t meant any harm and it’s not a paid campaign, it was genuinely a joke and I’ve been posting videos with my son speaking our broken [Chinese] or Portuguese. I’m really sorry.” He also says that the sharing of the video by Masechaba Ndlovu was based on noble intentions.
by Alexandra Ramaite