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How the rich celebrate: R3,9m Mercedes G-Wagon gift for 5-year-old daughter’s birthday

A wealthy couple, Farhana Zahra and her husband, have become the talk of social media after buying their five-year-old daughter a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon worth R3.9 million for her birthday.

A video clip of the extravagant gift unveiling has gone viral on TikTok, sparking debate among netizens.

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In the viral video, the couple can be seen leading their daughter to the luxury car, which has caused an uproar among social media users. While some praised the extravagant gift, others argued that buying a luxury car for a five-year-old is excessive and unnecessary.

Materialistic Society?

As the video continues to circulate on social media, many have questioned the morality behind such an extravagant gift. One user wrote, “How materialistic society has become,” highlighting the impact of materialism on children and society as a whole.

Spoiling vs. Overindulgence

While it is not uncommon for parents to want to give their children everything they desire, many have debated where the line should be drawn between spoiling and overindulgence.

Commenting on the video, some social media users had this to say;


How materialistic has our society come to? What teachings would we be imparting to our next generation based on Islamic principles and guidance?


Spoiling your child is one thing, but buying a luxury car for a five-year-old is just too much.”

As the discussion continues, it remains to be seen whether this latest viral video will prompt a shift in attitudes toward lavish gifts for children.


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