A South African woman identified as Brenda On Twitter took to the microblogging site to warn ladies to desist from calling their men by their names.
The Sports Journalist said that a woman calling her boyfriend or husband by his name is a disrespectful act.
The woman’s assertion sparked controversy online as netizens flooded her timeline to react.
She wrote; ”Stop calling your man by his name, have some respect.”
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Reacting, @Nhlahla_Mdladla said; Another thing that’s disrespectful is Pumpkin…. Imagine the man of the house being called pumpkin”.
@Lokothwayo16; There’s nothing beautiful like to be called by your clan name by her❤❤❤
@NomsaMadida; His mother named him that, now Brenda from Twitter is telling us not to call them by their name.
@buhle84; I’m like, so all day from the moment he wakes up people are disrespecting him by calling him by the name his parents so lovingly bestowed upon him?!? I mean some of the names that we have are blessings from our parents, now it’s disrespectful to use them because Brenda said.
@colbykasongo_; I actually prefer to be called by my name; Calling me with nicknames like ; Baby, Love ,honey doesn’t sit well with me..
@aimow_za; Actually I don’t mind it. I mean yeah babe is great, maybe even a cool pet name or “Master”, or “Dzaddy”. But don’t call me “baba” that shit is weird
@Sabelisiwe15; What do you mean? You mean his name gives him no dignity? Haibo it’s his name what should we call him
@Iam_Khuthadzo; I prefer to be called by my surname or clan name but they call me Nana or Lala.