Instagram user __.lotte has attracted widespread criticism online after she posted the following message on her Instagram story recently: “@indians looking a me : I see you. My face is as black as your skin. Quit looking and fk off.”
A screenshot of the post, which includes a selfie of the girl, has been circulating online. Netizens have criticised the girl for her insensitive remark while other Chinese netizens have apologised on behalf of the girl.
Still others have taken their own potshots at the girl, poking fun at the mole on her face and commenting that it is a wonder she can see Indians looking at her since her eyes are small.
More level-headed netizens asserted that combating racist remarks with racist responses will only be more detrimental to society: