Twitter influencer dragged for teasing young street hawker

Twitter influencer dragged for teasing young street hawker

- Motara, a Twitter influencer, had shared a video on her Whatsapp story which captured the moment she teased a child beggar with her drink

- When the child beggar chased after her to get a taste of her drink, Motara laughed and drove off

- Although she deleted the video, it surfaced on social media earning her heavy backlash from internet users

- This comes barely hours after she shared her life story in which she revealed her mother used to hawk to take care of them

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A social media influencer identified on Twitter as Motara is currently catching some heat over a recent video upload which captured the appalling moment she mocked a child beggar with her drink.

In the video, Motara who was driving was seen asking the child if she wants to have a taste of her drink.

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Twitter influencer dragged for teasing young street hawker
Motara has received backlash over the video. Photo credit: @motaraa
Source: Twitter

When the child nods in the affirmative, Motara then proceeds to take a sip of the drink before bursting out in laughter as she drives off - the child still chasing after her.

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Watch the video below:

Although Motara deleted the video, it had already gone viral on social media earning her criticisms from many internet users who found the video shocking and disappointing.

The reactions came in folds as Motara - only a few hours ago - had shared the story of how her mom hawked to take care of them after her father abandoned them.

While some internet users have blasted her, others have expressed interest in tracking down and financially helping the little girl.

See some reactions below:

Nielo made comment about the kind of friends she has.

Shola said if people made donations, the child and her mother would have enough money.

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According to Harrison, Motara must have been high to post such.

Another tweep wondered how Motara would have felt if same thing was done to her.

Praiz described the video as disgusting.

Dr Olufunmilayo said the video was heartbreaking.

Following the backlash, Motara reacted and said she was sorry for her action.

She wrote:

"I made the video yesterday cause stupidly I thought it was funny. I went ahead to foolishly post it on my whatsapp story and immediately I did a lot of people called me out on my stupidity and I deleted it cos I realized that my actions were extreme. I'm sorry for mocking the girl and no amount of money I would have given her would have justified what I actually did. I realized that yesterday and it has resonated again today. Sorry doesn't fix anything but I hope it can somehow lessen the blows of my stupidity."

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Meanwhile, acting general manager of GHOne TV, Nana Aba Anamoah, changed the life of one hawker she recently bumped into on the street.

A few weeks after encountering the hawker, a young man known as Kofi Obeng aka 2kay Teldem or Ebetoda, Nana Aba transformed him into a TV presenter.

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