- Muvhango cast members are not happy with their Mzansi fans who ask them to take off their masks when taking selfies together
- The actors, led by Dingaan Mokebe, took to social media and shared a video of themselves criticising the viewers who break lockdown rules just to get pics with them
- The stars urged their viewers to continue following the lockdown rules in order to be safe during the pandemic
Muvhango actors took to social media recently to call some of the show's viewers out for asking the stars to remove their masks when taking selfies.
Dingaan Mokebe (Khumalo) took to Instagram and posted a video of himself and other stars slamming the behaviour of some of their fans. The actor criticised the viewers' "selfishness" amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dingaan reminded the SABC 2 show's fans that the pandemic is still around and asked them to continue adhering to the rules of the lockdown. He questioned why fans don't adhere to the social distancing rules and other regulations set out to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
"Are we not people? Don't we have families? Don't we have feelings?"
He then walked around the set of the telenovela asking his co-stars to share their thoughts on the topic of masks and social distancing. The cast members, including Zonke Mchunu, Maumela Mahuwa and Azwimmbavhi Rambuda, also hit back at viewers who ask them to remove their masks when taking pics with them.
Social media users shared mixed reactions to the cast of Muvhango's views on selfies and Covid-19 protocols. Check out some of the comments below:
"Watching from Botswana. It's so sad, we are facing the same issue, but all in all we should practice social distancing even if they call you names, speaking of how you have a bad attitude, don't mind them, you are doing it for you, your family, and even them. Stay blessed guys and keep on entertaining us."
"But you and your colleagues are not wearing masks either. And I'm sure you don't get tested everyday. It's a very valid point you're making about safety but just make sure you're carrying it through at all times, even with your colleagues."
"Celebrity crush or whatever ANDIZI! I’ll admire you from the comfort of my home. Now let’s discuss the 'You people' remark..."
"Sorry to say this Dingaan, but you also made a video with your colleagues without a mask and social distancing."
"Askies brother. Do not take off your mask. Be safe."
"Marang is missing from your video lol, but I totally get you. Everyone has to be super careful."
'Muvhango's Maumela Mahuwa turns 41
Her character is the wife of Chief Azwindini. She has been with the telenovela since it premiered back in 1997. Her role is one of the leading roles as the show is centred around the life of Chief Azwindini.
The multi-talented artist is also a gospel singer. Maumela is one of the most-loved singers as she also preaches during her performances. The preacher is also loved for her selflessness. She launched a film school called AACA a few years back to help aspiring filmmakers and writers.
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