Author of controversial book, Gangster State, took to social media recently to slag EFF leader Julius Malema for requesting a free electronic copy of his book. The trolling backfired, however, as Juju clapped back with a roast of his own.
Pieter-Louis Myburgh poked fun at Malema recently joining an elite country club but still being too much of a "cheapskate" to buy his book.
"Julius Malema and his wifey can afford to rub shoulders with the WMC elite at places like the #InandaClub, but he won’t pay around R300 for a legal copy of a book."
Malema was quick to respond to the trolling by saying that he received three electronic copies already and he would be sharing them with anyone who wanted them.
Twitter user CdePhekimpi said:
"You are the one with a story to tell, no one asked you. If it's a crime, take it to court and stop expecting people to give you money for stories that deserve a day in court if they are true. Son of a..."
While Michael Atkins added:
"Engaging on a personal level does not enhance your standing as a professional in your field, or advance our understanding of what is happening. It always pays to be polite and objective."
Others were on Myburgh's side. Twitter user Micah said:
"What Julius is doing is equivalent to going into Exclusive Books and stealing the book! You suggesting that no one must shout 'Hey you thief' in the name of professionalism seems to indicate that our moral climate has degenerated across the bo"
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