Jessica Leandra and the racist tweet

Forget Helen Zille’s Twitter foibles. A once obscure baby-faced model has rocketed to notoriety after throwing THAT K-word around in a tweet.

And we don’t mean karma, although that certainly has come back to bite Jessica Leandra after her racist slur on Twitter

Verashni Pillay

Verashni Pillay

Verashni Pillay is the editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian. She grew up in Laudium, Pretoria, learned her trade at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, spent a spell in Cape Town as an online journalist, and now loves living in Jozi. Her interests are broad but include a focus on politics and multi-platform storytelling. Read more from Verashni Pillay


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