The video exhibits the band, Räuber, making an attempt to parody the German model of Strictly, Let’s Dance, on which Motsi beforehand appeared as a choose alongside Jorge Gonzalez and Joachim Llambi.
Three actors who play the judges are proven holding up paddles after dance performances. The actor who seems to be enjoying Motsi wears blackface, winking and blowing kisses on the dancers.
With a fan bringing the video to Motsi’s consideration, she slammed the racist portrayal, writing: ‘Blackface is just not ok !! It’s not humorous , it not comedy !!! An subject in Germany that folks actually refuse to grasp!!!!
‘In this case this [is] apparently me !!! I am a person that loves humor but I also have a responsibility!!!! It’s not humorous!!!!’
Fans have been fast to help her, with one writing: ‘Racism and bad humor, a match made in hell.’
‘This is SO beyond not acceptable i’m so sorry this has occurred!’ one other added, with another telling her: ‘I am 100% with you Motsi x’.
Räuber, which interprets to ‘Robbers’, is a German band which was fashioned in the early nineties.
Motsi, who has beforehand been open in regards to the vile racist abuse she’s obtained on-line, additionally just lately opened up about how she didn’t realise the extent of racism she and her sisters suffered rising up in South Africa as a result of it was so normalised.
Speaking to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, Motsi stated: ‘It’s not a simple childhood, and whereas we have been in it, we couldn’t really pay attention to it.
‘It’s while you become older, have your individual little one, converse to different youngsters and what they’ve, that you just suppose, “Oh, that was quite tough”.’
Growing up throughout the interval of apartheid, which was theoretically outlawed in 1994, Motsi, Strictly sister Oti and third sister Phemelo would enter dance competitions understanding they wouldn’t get previous the primary phases due to their race.
But as an alternative of letting it beat them, the trio used it to grow to be champions – sticking it in the faces of those that would deal with them so badly.
Metro.co.uk has contacted Räuber for remark.
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