DOTr gets viral for social media post about traffic and Miss Universe

DOTr gets viral for social media post about traffic and Miss Universe

- The Miss Universe 2019 has just ended with Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa winning the crown, but the hype is far from over

- The Department of Transportation posted on social media relaying its traffic advisory and linking it to the Miss Universe 2019

- However, the post drew flak from the netizens and they quickly shared their thoughts on Twitter

- The DOTr already deleted their post and apologized for the incident

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has gone viral for its social media post relaying the traffic advisory and relating it to the Miss Universe 2019.

KAMI learned that the post of DOTr drew flak from the netizens.

In a report by Rappler, the now-deleted post stereotyped gays as salon workers and referred to them as “BOKLOOH."

“BREAKING NEWS! NBA championship ng mga BOOKLOH, umaarangkada na. Traffic sa pangunahing lansangan, maluwag! Mga parlor, siguradong sarado!”

DOTr gets viral for social media post about traffic and Miss Universe

Screenshot from Rappler
Source: Twitter

However, in a separate tweet, the DOTr apologized for their post and said that they were “just trying to draw humor.”

“Pasensya na po sa mga nagalit. No offense meant. We’re just trying to draw humor once in a while. God bless, everyone! Bawi tayo next year, mahal naming PILIPINAS!” it read in the tweet.

The netizens had negative reactions to the post. Here are some of the comments of the netizens on Twitter:

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In a previous report by KAMI, Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa was crowned as Miss Universe 2019. She impressed the people with her performance in the long gown and swimsuit competition.

Zozibini Tunzi is a South African social media influencer and beauty queen. She is an advocate of women empowerment and encourages women to speak up for themselves.

You may watch the coronation here:

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