Siv Ngesi defends Mmusi Maimane for mocking Ramaphosa for mask blunder

Siv Ngesi defends Mmusi Maimane for mocking Ramaphosa for mask blunder

- Actor Siv Ngesi has defended Mmusi Maimane for seemingly mocking President Cyril Ramaphosa on social media

- A social media user called Maimane "a total chop" after Siv shared pics of him and Maimane clowning around with face masks

- Siv said they were on an "inspiring mission" to feed needy people on the day they took the pics

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Actor Siv Ngesi has defended Mmusi Maimane after he was called "a total chop" on social media.

This is after Siv shared pics of the two not adhering to the social distancing rules and also mocking President Cyril Ramaphosa for his mask moemish when he addressed the nation a few days ago.

In one pic the pair can be seen wearing the cloth face masks correctly, but in the other the masks cover their eyes and faces.

Siv captioned the post:

"Another inspiring mission with this man @mmusimaimane! Join us on @onesamovement and let’s change one life at a time! (No this is not a political party, yes we failed at social distancing and yes we had a permit)."

Ramaphosa recently struggled to put his mask on correctly, it ended up covering his face and eyes instead of his nose and mouth.

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One social media user who saw the pics, njstewie, accused the chief activist of the One SA Movement of undermining what Ramaphosa is trying to achieve.

njstewie wrote:

"Mmusi you are a total chop! Stop undermining what a real president is trying to achieve! You should stay home and practice social distancing so our people can follow suit!"

Siv quickly jumped to Mmusi's defence and told njstewie that her comment was "unfair".

"That’s unfair... wow! If you saw what he is doing and the number of humans he is feeding daily! This comment made me sad."

Other peeps who saw njstewie's comment also defended the former Democratic Alliance leader.

andslange commented:

"And what exactly are you doing to help the hungry?

merisca22 said:

"So someone putting his own life at risk by trying to help feed people is a chop? Oh wow." reported that Ramaphosa's battle with the face mask went viral on social media. Even other Mzansi celebs reacted to the president's blunder.

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