- Thandiswa Mazwai feels panic buying is only making the coronavirus situation worse
- After seeing endless empty shelves, Thandiswa spoke her mind and labelled panic buying a “crime”
- Many other Mzansi celebs have come forward to have their say on the panic buying situation too
Mzansi musician Thandiswa Mazwai cannot deal with the fact that shelves are empty because of panic buying.
The coronavirus has hit the world hard and sent the entire globe into a state of panic.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Thandiswa has gone as far as labelling panic buying a “crime”, she feels that over-buying out of panic is totally unnecessary and unfair to those who are unable to do the same.
Taking to social media, Thandiswa shared a picture of empty shelves and expressed her disgust.
“This should be a crime at a time like this. Government, please stop this now. All these rich folks with access cannot take up everything at the expense of a large majority of poor people in this country. No!”
After seeing Thandiswa’s post, a follower tried to calm her nerves by letting her know that retailers are taking the necessary measures and restricting buying.
Thandiswa feels retailers are taking advantage of the pandemic and encouraging panic buying.
“Responsible, because they are gonna make all the money we will be losing trying to stay safe.”
Vusi Thembekwayo also took to social media to have his say on the panic buying drama. He slammed major retailer Makro for not putting enough measures in place to limit overbuying.
“Dear Makro, the responsible thing to do is to limit the quantity a single consumer or single household can buy so there is enough for everybody. Somebody tag new Massmart SA CEO Mitchell Slape and Doug Jones, CEO of Wholesale Business. We must think for our fellow citizens."
Even Mzansi’s funny man Trevor Noah called on the people to chill out and not to empty shelves in a panic.
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