Tanzanian singer Nandy has been forced to issue a statement after Instagram pulled down a suicidal photo she applauded on her timeline.
The singer argued that her fans reported the image without waiting to hear her side of story on why she posted it.
She also accused her followers of thinking that she is chasing clout by posting the suicidal photo.
“Baadhi ya ma fans hawana kabisa subira ya jambo… kila kitu wanacho kiona wanona ni kiki. Me nimesema na Jambo na jambo langu ni la kufundisha sio kuharibu! Nitafute kiki na kufa ni post me mwenyewe? Nahisi na utoto kwenye brand yangu kiasi hiko. Watu wajifunze kuwa na subira ya matokea ya jambo na kupunguza ujuaji mwingi. Nina jambo langu kuweni na subira,” Nandy wrote
The songstress added that she is willing to do a radio interview to set the record straight to stop people from worrying.
“Sasa sijui niende tu redioni niongee au niingie insta live au nifanye? Maana hili jambo linanitesa sana limewatesa wengi sana. Ifike mahali itoshe sio lazima kwani lazima. Mbona bwana insta hataki kabisa niongee ukweli wa moyo wangu,” she added.
The photo in question shows Nandy hanging from top of a tree with a rope around her neck.
This caused panic among her Instagram and Facebook followers, many wondering what made her share such a photo.
By Emmaline Owuor