TV host Lalla Hirayama has spoke on discrimination and racist remarks concerning coronavirus which is already cost the world on many aspects.
Asians especially Chinese have been highly discriminated after the outbreak of Covid-19, even president of US did the same by referring it to Chinese virus.
Lalla, who was born in Japan, has faced discrimination and “racist remarks” from those who feel she may have the virus, and took to social media this week to vent her frustration.
“I’m so tired of all the racist remarks I’ve had to deal with during this time. I’m exhausted,” she wrote.
The star said she understood the nervousness at the moment but people needed to educate themselves before making assumptions.
“Honestly. I get why you nervous right now, but then ask if we’ve been travelling. I’ve been treated like dirt so many times my heart hurts. Please just stop.”
She also slammed one user who claimed that white and Chinese people were the first suspects of the virus.
“Black, white and Asian people around the world have been infected and black, white and Asian people in SA and globally are all at risk. Not enough black people travel, yes, but hold onto your crazy ass ignorance because all races under the damn sun travel in this country!” she wrote.