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5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary
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5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary

Clapbacks are delicious! Sometimes people choose to take the ‘mature route’, but trust me, if you’ve got the words to shush ‘em up, why let it pass?

As long as you don’t come out sounding as juvenile as Wizkid, then you may want to clapback at “haters”.

You do have more important things to do. Yes.

You do need to ignore harsh and sometimes ignorant criticism. Yes.

But if you don’t want to, make it count.

Here are 5 times clap backs are totally necessary:

When they tell you how to spend your money:
Excuse you! But how I spend MY money is my business. So what if I became a billionaire at 22, what if all I want to do is live in a luxury boat and have parties on the sea every weekend? Don’t tell me about the under-privileged. Let me first get over the hysteria associated with wealth. My money, my business.

5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary

When you are advised to “go and get married”
First of all, your marital status is nobody’s business. Are you going to let a ne’er-do-well get away with poking you on marriage? Hell no! What do you do? You clap back!

5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary

When they hate for no obvious reason
People “hate” because they want what they can’t have- like your fabulousness. So what do you do when someone calls you out for no reason? Of course, you clapback.

5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary

When they diss your weight!
Whaaaaat?! That’s a no-no! Nobody should talk about someone else’s weight and get away with it. Are you going to let someone tell you, “you have added oh!” and walk away?

5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary

When they try to put you in a box
“Igbo girls are…” “Yoruba boys are…” “Edo girls are…” “Calabar hoes will…”
Those tags can be so annoying. What should you do? You need to stand up for your tribe or race or gender.
So when they say…

5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary

Ask them…

5 times Clapbacks are totally necessary

Ouch!

The deal is: throw a punch and walk away. Don’t sit on it thrashing away until it loses that delightful tang. Make it hot. Make it count.