- Naledi Pandor clapped back at Malema after he interrupted her address to Parliament
- Malema was criticising Pandor and Ramaphosa for not taking advice, comparing them to Zuma
- Pandor hit back, saying that at least she had never defended the former president
Naledi Pandor had a brutal clapback for Julius Malema after he referred to her disrespectfully during parliamment.
The EFF leader called "this one", but the Minister of Higher Education was having none of it.
"At least I can hold my head up high. I didn't say I'll die for anyone," Pandor said, referring to Malema's previous comments that he would die for Zuma.
Pandor was firing shots at Malema after he interrupted her speech during parliament's SONA debate session. Malema accused Pandor of not listening to advice and compared her to former president Jacob Zuma.
Pandor shut Malema down by implying that he was a hypocrite for slamming Zuna, while previously having been such a staunch supporter of the ex-president.
Several people on social media cheered Pandor's clapback. "That come back from Minister Pandor, I felt it," wrote one user, GenuSimo. Another took jabs at EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu, writing "Floyd avoid eye contact altogether."
" You don't mess with mam Pandor," added user Dzunisani Mashele.
Malema regularly interjects during parliamentary speeches, despite this being against parliament rules. His party is also known for being involved in several arguments and even fistfights on the Parliament floor.
It seems some citizens welcomed someone standing up to the EFF leader, especially after his recent comments that the EFF did not have to explain its behaviour to anyone.
He made the statement while defending EFF member Marshall Dlamini, who slapped a police officer at SONA in a clip that subsequently went viral.
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