Elsa Majimbo explains her declaration that “I hate Kenya.”

Image: Elsa Majimbo wins highly competitive E! People’s Choice Awards

Renowned content creator Elsa Majimbo, aged 23, has strongly refuted accusations suggesting that she harbors hatred towards her home country, Kenya.

The social media star, now residing in the US, took to her social media platforms to clarify her stance and express her deep admiration for South Africa.

In a tweet shared on her official account, Elsa Majimbo expressed her profound love for South Africa, highlighting the unwavering support she has received from South Africans both online and offline.

“Damn, I love South Africa. Like a ride-or-die kind of love. South Africans have shown up for me in ways that I have no words to describe. Just here to acknowledge and be grateful,” she posted on X platform.

Elsa’s fondness for South Africa has been evident through various gestures, including prominently featuring the South African flag in her social media bio—a symbolic representation of her enduring love for the country.

This clarification comes amid recent controversy where Elsa found herself in a dispute with Kenyan netizens. Allegations surfaced that she had made derogatory remarks about Kenya, leading to an uproar on social media.

In response, Elsa publicly offered a $1000 reward to anyone who could provide evidence of her allegedly saying, “I hate Kenya.” She strongly denied the claims, asserting that she had never made such statements and expressing pride in her Kenyan identity.

During this online scrutiny, singer KRG the Don joined the conversation and made an unusual offer to Elsa. He presented her with a substantial sum of $5 million to renounce her Kenyan citizenship—a gesture that received mixed reactions from the public.

In November, the 22-year-old comedian revealed that criticism based on her skin color motivated her to seek refuge in a nation where her complexion is celebrated. She spoke about facing colorism in Kenya and the negative comments she encountered, which fueled her decision to move to a place where her identity is embraced.

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