"These are the types of people you should not get close to in your life," Barbie, the wife of singer and politician Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, starts.
Barbie Kyagulanyi on how to tell you need new friends
Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi, also known as Barbie believes you shouldn't be friends with someone you don't look up to.
"If there are people you spend most of your time with, but what they talk about, what they do, and how they think doesn't make you feel like you should be like them, get a new circle."
At 38 and being married to a rich and celebrated figure, Barbie, who was raised in a village in Ntungamo, has possibly met people from all walks of life and she knows a thing or two about meaningful friendships and leveraging them for success.
Her message, which was delivered in a TikTok video, attracted lots of comments.
Moll Namugenyi said: "Perfectly said. Thanks our First Lady."
Shabirah Husan said: "I have those people but they make me laugh and I like it."
Prossy noted: "[I] am looking for a new circle 🥺🥺🥺🥺Thanx [sic] for the advice."
Another commenter said: "I need someone I can talk to. Could you please be that person?"
Princess Mercy paid tribute to Barbie: "You will always be my mentor 💖💕💕 love u [sic] first lady 🥰🥰"
Barbie, who has been married to Bobi Wine since 2011, runs a non-profit called Caring Hearts Uganda with operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Kiboga, Mukono, and Soroti.
Founded in 2012, the organisation is involved in a number of activities including teaching adolescent girls to make and use reusable sanitary towels, constructing facilities to improve sanitation and hygiene in schools, and conducting counseling sessions in schools on topics like HIV/AIDS and drug abuse.
They also run programs to facilitate talent promotion in schools through sports, dance, and drama.
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