- Naomi Campbell decided to wade into the murky waters of South African political discourse
- The recent unrest prompted her to write an open letter in which she reveals that South Africa is not the country she remembers
- Mzansi was divided over her open letter to former president Jacob Zuma
Naomi Campbell waded into South Africa's political debate with an open letter to former president Jacob Zuma.
South Africans either cheered her on or demonised her for daring to criticise a former statesman.
The international supermodel said that South Africa is not the country she remembers with the recent unrest and Zuma's refusal to appear before the Zondo commission.
Briefly News took a look at what Mzansi had to say about Campbell's letter.
Social media users give their take on Campbell's letter to Zuma
"Naomi Campbell has spoken nothing but the truth. Zuma has been a CURSE in this country! Truth be told, I stan a queen, amandala! ✊✊"
"Naomi Campbell literally posted the truth.
But ke Truth hurts "
"Naomi Campbell spoke nothing but the truth... She really hit a nerve on some people here, the truth hurts."
Not everyone was on Campbell's side and a number of people were furious with her
"Naomi Campbell has no clue that South Africans have long passed Madiba's fake democracy stage. SAns are now celebrating real heroes like Biko, Sobukwe & Hani while fighting real issues like landlessness, poverty & systematic discrimination."
"Naomi Campbell is the face of Charles Taylor blood diamonds. Would you trust such a person to give a lecture on morality?"
"Naomi Campbell will not survive this. SA loves President Jacob Zuma. She was not well informed."
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Naomi Campbell remembers Tata Madiba
British model, actress and businesswoman Naomi Campbell took the time to remember the late legend Nelson Mandela on what would have been his birthday, 18 June.
Having had the privilege of meeting Madiba multiple times, Naomi knows what a truly great man he was. Naomi feels rooted in Africa and never fails to show her loyalty.
Ngizwe Mchunu compares himself to Nelson Mandela in viral video
Embattled former SABC DJ Ngizwe Mchunu has sparked massive reactions on social media after likening himself to former president Nelson Mandela. Mchunu says he and Madiba are the same following the challenges they faced as men.
The former Ukhozi FM worker was speaking to an unnamed radio presenter and says he is a man and proud of himself. The viral video clip is posted by @Mamlaba011 on Twitter.
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Mchunu was granted bail by the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday following allegations that he was behind some the recent unrest that engulfed Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces.
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Source: Briefly News