Feel beautiful, but remember the beholder!

All eyes: Emma Wareus tops the Top Ten list
All eyes: Emma Wareus tops the Top Ten list

Beauty is indeed beautiful. It is a very likable descriptor and yet such a complicated theory.

This week on social media, the nation, especially its womenfolk, has been up in arms over the highly circulated ‘Most Beautiful Women in Botswana’ list. Beauty has been the buzz.

Post after post, tweet and retweet, Batswana debated the true essence of beauty.  The article and its proclaimed ‘Top Ten’ triggered intense debate, which even overshadowed key national issues such as the dismal Junior Certificate Exams results.  Beauty, what a powerful construct!     Save for when Fenny Lekolwane’s drama, Beauty airs on the national broadcaster on Monday, the word has never stoked up such passions among social media users.

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