22-year-old British Youtuber, Nella Rose has apologised to her fans after her old tweets critiquing dark skinned women and Somalians surfaced online and went viral.
The resurfaced old tweets revealed that Nella Rose once held colourist views. Her viral old tweets which resurfaced online includes her 2012 and 2016 tweets where she wrote ”Why do black girls wear blusher? Like.. who you tryna fool”
Her subsequent tweet reads.. ”These time when you are on a bus full of Somalians and it sounds like a fish mongers market”
Her third tweet reads.. ”White girls wear weave. Black girls abuse it”.
Tendering her unreserved apologies to her fan Nella explained how she ‘hated being African’ at school, where she was bullied for her hair, lips and the food she ate, and abused others as a way of deflecting negative attention from herself.
Following much critics about her tweets, Nella uploaded a video to her YouTube channel where she explained why she tweeted such.
In her words she said ‘I cannot explain how sorry I am for those tweets. Borderline those tweets were terrible, I’m not going to lie to you. They were terrible but I’m not going to come on here and be like “I was 12, I was 13, I was immature, I was the product of my environment”.
Watch Nella’s Apology Below:-