- Steve Hofmeyr has called reports calling him a "racist" and saying he's begging for assistance from government "rot"
- The singer took to social media to blast a Sunday World report that claims he was turned down for government coronavirus relief funding
- In the article, Steve states that he's hoping to get something from the coronavirus relief funding that's been set aside for artists and entertainers by the Department of Arts and Culture
Steve Hofmeyr took to social media to pour cold water on a Sunday World report that states that the coronavirus pandemic has "humbled" him.
The report states that the singer's application for coronavirus funding from the Department of Arts and Culture was denied due to him applying late.
Steve put a picture of the front page on his Twitter account and wrote, "What a load of typical mainstream rot. Please prove these three statements. Quickly. Thank you."
A fan put a picture up of the whole article and urged Steve to sue the paper.
The fan said, "They have many more labels for you. Time to sue them, Steve, then they can contribute towards the relief."
It appears that Steve is not happy that the government has denied his application and believes it was done because he is a "minority."
He retweeted, "(Government) excludes minorities from all aid programs. Minorities are big tax payers and big employers. Minorities must stop supporting the majority, let them create the job and taxes they need."
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