New monarch may be seen in a video shaking the fingers of mourners who got here to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II.
A viral video of King Charles III has ignited debate on social media, highlighting issues concerning the monarch and the media. King Charles III, the brand new king of the United Kingdom (UK), may be seen in a video shaking the fingers of mourners who got here to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth the second, who passed away early last week.
However, a selected incident throughout which the King shook each hand that got here his method, besides that of an grownup black man of African heritage ready within the crowd, has provoked conflicting feelings from Kenyans and other Africans.
The monarch allegedly left out and ignored the handshake from the African before shaking all of the other white fingers. According to media studies, all other African presidents travelled to the funeral on the identical bus, whereas US President Joe Biden arrived along with his total presidential escort.
Ahmed Asmali, a social media persona, wrote on Twitter whereas sharing the video, “From their leaders being forced into buses to not being greeted.” Obakeng Ramabodu, a Twitter consumer, posted the viral video on his feed. The video has greater than 40 lakh views and greater than 1 lakh likes because it was posted.
On the video, about 30,000 customers commented. Many individuals criticised the King for his discriminatory motion, whereas others uploaded a video that was the opposite of the viral one. Even the last few seconds of the video, during which King greets a black particular person, was reposted by one consumer.