Compiled by FATIMAH ZAINAL, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHAN
SINGER and actress Ayda Jebat (pic) is fed up of receiving lewd messages from social media users, reported Kosmo!The Better Than You singer shared a few such messages, sent to her by a user, on her InstaStory recently.
“I have blocked this type of people so many times but there are so many more of them out there.
“Please, don’t push me to take action. I’m tired,” she said.
In the screenshot shared by Ayda, the Instagram user had sent explicit private messages to Ayda’s Instagram page in response to a photo of her sticking her tongue out.
Ayda, 28, who is also engaged to TV host Nabil Mahir, said she hoped to no longer receive such messages after publicly exposing the perpetrator.
Several other popular artistes including Luqman Faiz, Nourul Wahab and Wafariena Roslan had also faced sexual harassment from social media users.
> A single mother in Kuantan, Pahang, has chosen a less conventional path to make a living, reported Sinar Harian.Intan Masyanie Mazlan, 39, has been working as a mascot to entertain children at birthday parties and events since two years ago.
Intan Masyanie, who previously worked in the publication industry, now supports her four children by running a business organising surprise parties.
“Although my business is growing more solid, I still put on my mascot costume to entertain kids.
“I feel happy when I see that they’re happy. I cast aside my shyness because this is the job that has previously helped me make a living,” she said.
Intan Masyanie also makes balloons into different shapes such as hearts, flowers, swords and more.
She used to work alone but now, her 20-year-old child accompanies her and also puts on a costume.
The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.