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But Xiaxue who is one of Singapore’s top social media personalities with over 600,000 followers on Instagram and 400,000 followers on Twitter, is serious about her bid.
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Xiaxue told The Straits Times that if selected as an Nominated Member of Parliament , she would bring up issues on motherhood, the Internet and the media. Her son, Dash, is five years old and appears regularly in her Instagram feed.
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According to the ST report, she got interested in politics several years ago and her friends teased her about becoming an MP.
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Xiaxue told ST: “Being an MP isn’t really viable. It’s a full-time job. I haven’t been doing grassroots work for years like others, not to mention a whole host of other qualifications that perhaps I don’t have.
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“Then my friends suggested trying to be NMP instead. I thought about it and researched the process and job scope. I decided to give it a try. I may not be chosen, but who knows, right?”