Pearl Thusi (Photo credit: Instagram)
Cape Town – To help people understand the incident that caused #CreditThePhotographer and Pearl Thusi to trend, we will break it down into a series of numbered posts.
Because sometimes when topics or people trend on social media it can be hard to understand what exactly happened.
After we have given you a break down, we'll leave it up to you to decide who is on the right-side of public opinion.
1. Pearl Thusi posted a picture to her Instagram, saying that she didn’t know who took it.
2. Then a Twitter user named, Austin Malema, who is a freelance photographer according to his Linkedin page, called Thusi out for not crediting him for the picture.
3. Pearl then deleted the photo from her Instagram.
He then said that she had in fact liked the picture when he posted it on Instagram, earlier.
5. As a final shot, Pearl posted this on her Twitter: