Social media has been abuzz since the arrest of former Mzansi President Jacob Zuma. South African citizens have taken to their favourite platforms to share their views on the politician's arrest for failing to obey a court order.
Some people are happy that the struggle hero has been jailed for contempt of court and have expressed that his incarceration proved that no one is above the law in Mzansi. Others have shared their sadness at his arrest and some have even taken to the street to demand his immediate release.
Briefly News has compiled a list of Mzansi celebs who have taken to social media to show support to Zuma. Check them out below:
1. Gugu Gumede
The Uzalo actress took to Instagram and showed love to the politician. She said Zuma supported her family when her politician mom, Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi was sick. Along with snaps of herself with Zuma, she captioned her post:
"Nxamalala, our family will always appreciate the emotional support you gave us during and after my Mom’s ailment. Those visits and check-ups went a long way. When many turned their backs on us, you did not. This will forever be a testament of your character. Yima njalo Msholozi."
2. Brenda Mtambo
The singer also took to Instagram to share her thoughts on Zuma's arrest without a trial. She posted a video of herself belting out, Thina Sizwe - a song Zuma sang at former President Nelson Mandela's funeral, according to TshisaLIVE. She captioned her post:
"Siyakhuleka ubaba uMsholozi aphile (we are praying Msholozi lives through this). Something is not feeling right with him in jail. I feel sad for some reason."
The Kwaito musician got hot under the collar following Zuma's arrest. The Resista hitmaker cannot accept the fact that Zuma has been arrested for refusing to appear at the State Capture Commission.
The star took to Twitter and labelled the Zondo Commission as a circus. He wrote:
"After 1 Billion. The only arrest is of a 80 year old, retired, pensioner... For what? for failing to appear at the circus! 2021."
L'vovo shades late Nelson Mandela, applauds incarcerated Jacob Zuma
In related news, Briefly News reported that L'vovo has once again showed his support for arrested former President Jacob Zuma. The Kwaito musician took to social media to share his thoughts on Zuma and late former President Nelson Mandela.
The Resista hitmaker believes that Zuma is bigger than Mandela. The star shaded Mandela and suggested that he did not do anything for poor people of Mzansi.
L'vovo took to Twitter late on Thursday, 8 July and claimed that Zuma now means more to the poor people of the country than Mandela. He wrote:
"Zuma just overtook Mandela. Zuma now means more to the poor South African than what Mandela meant (even with the amount of advertising and propaganda about Mandela). Zuma just took pole position in SA politics and history books! People are hurt, like genuinely hurt! Nxamalala."
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Source: Briefly News