Did the king betray his kingdom? 5 explosive reactions to king's meeting with AfriForum

Did the king betray his kingdom? 5 explosive reactions to king's meeting with AfriForum

Some have dubbed Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini a sell-out after he met with members of the Afrikaans organisation AfriForum on Thursday.

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According to the head of AfriForum, Kallie Kriel, the meeting between AfriForum and the Zulu royalty had a historic importance.

However, social media users disagreed and soon dubbed King Zwelithini a traitor for meeting with the Afrikaners at his Enyokeni royal residence near Nongoma in KZN.

Twitter parody account Man's Not Barry Roux posted a photo of the Zulu King with Kallie Kriel, Jerome Ngwenya and Flip Buys, which AfriForum shared after the meeting.

Briefly.co.za learned a sarcastic Man's Not Barry Roux went on the say he did not blame king Zwelithini for betraying Africans, since he wore a sell-out's shirt, referring to Nelson Mandela.

"I don't blame the king, he is wearing a shirt of sellouts. How would he not sellout?", he captioned the post.

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Tweeps reacted to Man's Not Barry Roux's post, and it was evident that some shared his ideals over the king's meeting with AfriForum.

However, there were those who disagreed, adding Madiba and the king were not sell outs. So, Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at five explosive reactions to the post by Man's Not Barry Roux.

1. Is Julius Malema the admin of Man's Not Barry Roux?

One tweeps wanted to know if Juju was not the man behind the parody account, since their views are suspiciously similar.

2. Stay away from white people, you might be labelled a sell-out!

One tweep added he was to afraid to take a photo next to an Afrikaner out of fear he would be dubbed a traitor.

3. Stop bashing Madiba's legacy!

Man's Not Barry Roux made threw shade at Nelson Mandela in his post, which led to a tweep slamming the comments.

He called on South Africans to stop tarnishing the legacy of the father of the nation.

4. The King is a sell-out!

A tweep agreed with Man's Not Barry Roux, adding that the Zulu king was indeed a traitor to those who deserve the land.

5. A toxic partnership

Social media user @1234Thanos added the partnership between the Zulu King and AfriForum would end badly.

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