The article discusses a TikToker’s experience of having her wig snatched, sparking a viral conversation among women.
Wigs are expensive and to have them flawlessly and undetectably installed takes time.
A woman had a distressing experience in the bustling streets of Joburg CBD when a thief tried to grab her lace front wig off her head forcefully
So, it’s understandable why this woman would be upset that her wig got snatched.
Shocking footage captures woman’s wig snatched in Joburg CBD incident.
A young lady was in Johannesburg CBD when a man sprinted by and snatched the pricey hair off her head
With the overlay caption: “POV: my wig just got snatched in town (with crying face emojis)” she says, “My wig just got snatched… I’m defeated… Joburg CBD”.
With over 570K views, the clip soon went viral with many women flocking to the comments section to share similar experiences.
Joburg woman's wig snatched 20 minutes after getting it
Tiktoker thick_tshidi took to the popular video app to tell folks that she had her wig snatched from her head in Johannesburg CBD.
“Girl this happened to me and my friend 2 weeks ago,” responded one viewer while another said, “It happened eGugulethu. I thought it was a prank. I don’t know why they do that. I wonder who buys those wigs. Its crazy.”
Another commented: “The reason why I don’t like wigs anymore. After they snatched my wig, trauma doesn’t allow me to wear it. I’m team braids now.”
“Haibo I stopped buying wigs the day they snatched mine,” said another.
While most people felt her pain and expressed how sorry they were for her, others were more impressed by how well it was installed and how strong the glue was.
“No but that closure is the girl she thinks she is… she was like forever yena,” said one woman.
“I want a relationship as strong as that glue hold” joked another.
Another had the same thing to say, commenting: “Your glue is stronger than my last relationship chom.”
Social media reaction
@lukadad1 mentioned: "I need this glue for my relationship."
@dr_langa wrote: "That’s why nowadays we are going back to sew-in because these salons are taking our wigs."
@thanzzyh shared: "Yoh, the trauma after. I felt like every person is out to rob me. Sorry, I know the pain."
@ntharbie_01 asked: "But who on earth is buying secondhand wigs, though? Who are they selling to after snatching?
A man was arrested for snatching a woman's wig in Johannesburg central, police said on Thursday
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