Devina DeDiva angers netizens after making racist comment to the Filipino people and the Philippines for winning Miss World 2013.
As posted on her Facebook account, Devina was quoted saying, “Miss Philippines is Miss World? What a joke? I did not know those maids have anything else in them Ha Ha Ha.”
Referring to Filipinas as maids, she also said that “they are poor, smelly from cleaning toilets and uneducated.”
Those of you who wrote negatively to my comment, I got one question — who are you to stop my words when the world is democratic in freedom of speech?,” she added.
Addressing a comment saying, “We should not look down upon others,” DeDiva continued, “Maids are not to be looked upon.”
“They are mostly filthy maids and will be only of that status. End of story,” she said.
“Devina DeDiva” became the No. 1 trending topic in the Philippines on Twitter at around 3:50 p.m.
A Facebook page named “Haters of Devina Dediva” was also put up amid the online spread of the “racist” comments. The page described a, “Never, even a single Filipino, deserved to be looked down.”
As of this writing, the page already had over 11,792 likes.