Gugu Zuma opens up about being former president Jacob Zuma's daughter

Gugu Zuma opens up about being former president Jacob Zuma's daughter

- Gugu Zuma is the child of SA's former president, Jacob Zuma but she's living her own life out of his shadow

Gugu is a producer and actress who has made her own name in the industry

- Still, people treat her differently because of her father

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Gugu Zuma is an actress and producer in her own right but says people treat her differently because of who her father is - former president Jacob Zuma.

She says being the child of Jacob Zuma comes with perks, but there are also negatives to it.

TimesLIVE reported that Gugu opened up during an interview on Metro FM when she spoke to Moshe Ndiki and Moflava.

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The way she's treated depends on the people's opinion of her father.

"I am treated differently in good and bad ways. The good ways ... if people love him, they will love me. If people hate him, they will hate me."

Briefly.co.za gathered that Gugu said she goes through good and bad times along with her father because he is, after all, her father.

"He is my dad and I love him. I don't like people talking smack about him. A lot of times, people don't know how to separate us so if they see him, they see me and vice versa. I get a lot of flak that people want to direct at him."

Gugu is famous for being one of the producers behind the very popular TV show, Uzalo and she recently worked on Ifalakhe, a show based on pre-colonial Mzansi.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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