Netizens slam Joanne Peh for refusing to pay $3 for Singapore coconut, however pays for Thailand coconut as a substitute

Joanne Peh acquired bashful feedback from netizens in her Instagram publish as a result of she was reluctant to pay $3 for a coconut.

Lately, Joanne Peh and her household visited Thailand. The Singaporean actress shared an Instagram publish the place she was holding a coconut whereas sporting a bikini and talked about that she doesn’t need to drink from coconuts in Singapore as a result of it’s costly.

Peh was additionally reluctant to purchase and drink coconut when she was in Thailand. Nevertheless, when she realized that it was a local product of the place, she instantly grabbed and bought one. 

As seen within the photograph that she posted, the coconut solely amounted to 60 baht (S$2.20). A netizen reacted that coconuts in Singapore value virtually the identical – S$2.50 – and requested why she was so hesitant to purchase these. 

The actress rebutted the remark by saying that supermarkets in Singapore promote coconuts for $3 and will not be well worth the sips, not like the coconuts in Thailand the place it was huge, candy and undoubtedly value it. 

One other netizen commented to ask if she will’t afford to pay $3, and Peh responded that being unwilling and unaffordable are two totally different ideas. The identical netizen made a comment that the actress is humblebragging (pretending to be humble, however truly boasting). 

To finish the heated argument, Joanne Peh commented in a prolonged publish the place she expressed her proper to share opinions and views on issues, particularly by means of her personal social media account. 

“Everybody has their very own opinions, they usually can coexist. Because it’s my platform, I nonetheless need to share my opinions. I believe everybody has totally different views on the worth of issues” the actress stated. 

Extra so, she defined that it’s easy as a private choice – what’s low cost for others could also be costly for her and vice versa. 

Whereas netizens acknowledged her reply, they have been nonetheless confused as to why a celeb was hesitating to purchase a $3 coconut. 

Joanne Peh ultimately stopped replying and arguing concerning the matter within the feedback part. 

 

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