- Israel Matseke-Zulu has shared some of the reasons he didn't attend his stepfather's funeral some years ago
- The Gomora actor was a guest on the latest episode of Podcast and Chill with MacG
- The talented thespian said he doesn't regret his decision to stay away from his late stepdad's funeral because he used to physically abuse him
Israel Matseke-Zulu opened up about his childhood on the recent episode of Podcast and Chill with MacG. The talented actor sat down with MacG and they chatted about his life, biological father and "abusive" stepfather.
The Gomora actor also told MacG and his crew why he has a double barrel surname. Israel shared that his biological father's surname is Zulu while his mom's surname is Matseke.
He told MacG that he doesn't regret not attending his stepdad's funeral. The star said his stepfather used to beat him up for no reason when he was a child. Israel told MacG that he had a trip to Cape Town on the day his stepdad was buried.
"I think I was shooting something. But I don’t regret it. It’s fair. If you didn’t plough something – don’t expect to bear the fruits. It’s an eye for an eye."
The thespian said he only met his real father when he was 14. He did not get to spend too much time with him before he passed away, Israel explained.
The musician took to Twitter to give a shout-out to MacG and his co-host Sol Phenduka for inviting him to the podcast. Heavy K wrote:
"Special shout-out to my bro @MacGUnleashed & @Solphendukaa really had fun! Continue killing it #PodcastandChill."
MacG and Heavy K trended on the micro-blogging app following the epic interview. Both the stars' fans reacted positively to the podcast. Check out some of the comments below: @Yonela_Jafta wrote:
"I enjoyed the interview. You are a legend."
"Very interesting interview... Khusta shows us that when you always remain true to yourself and not live according to people's standards you go very far."
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