1 April 2020
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In the last two days, fashion designer Maria B and her husband have become a household name. The internet has had a field day with the couple, the viral videos and their explanation about what really happened.

Both videos received backlash online and made fun of the elite getting upset about how they are treated and being exposed to COVID-19. Here is what we found online.

When you tell your desi parents that you want to follow your dream pic.twitter.com/2dTmv9CwAE— Osama. (@ashaqeens) March 25, 2020

Me: i am going out nowMy parents:#MariaB #covud19 #waqarZaqa pic.twitter.com/JrVXmI3Cx6— Syed Arsalan Ashraf (@SydArsalan) March 26, 2020

When #MariaB sends #Corona away#COVID19Pakistan pic.twitter.com/3xtwE9gSh5— Samrah Humayun (@samrahhumayun) March 26, 2020

Just putting my 2 cebts out there#COVID2019 #MariaB pic.twitter.com/xqOkx3rHRB— Waqaas (@TakhreebKaar) March 26, 2020

My parents when I told them I want to study Media Science and not Statistics#MariaB. pic.twitter.com/6Y7XgvTnpb— Alyzeh Khn (@itsalyzeius) March 26, 2020

Me and my sister doing “dramaybaazi” in front of amma while going’ to school :#MariaB pic.twitter.com/7FwsfDtZP6— Gohar. (@gohrzmn) March 26, 2020

The two Maria B videos can definitely serve as the basis for a great lecture on how power works in Pakistan. Particularly the things they say about being offended and upset by the state turning against them.— Ahmer Naqvi (@karachikhatmal) March 24, 2020

If someone tests positive for COVID-19, the absolute 𝘭𝘢𝘴𝘵 thing one should do is send them out into society – if you’re unsure of what step to take, contact the relevant authorities. We all have to play our part in flattening the curve – please let’s all be responsible. https://t.co/dTyEKpPUNO— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) March 25, 2020

“What? They’ve even closed down Cafe Aylanto?” pic.twitter.com/geL91Z0t9l— Nadeem Farooq Paracha (@NadeemfParacha) March 25, 2020

Former actor Hamza Ali Abbasi took to social media to give his analysis on the topic. In a Facebook post, he said the authorities and media had behaved in a disgusting matter in a time of crisis. He claimed that the designer and had husband had been wronged.

Abdul Gh Lone