- Rapper Boity has opened up about her journey to becoming a sangoma and says she wasn't doing it to get attention
- The Bakae hitmaker said she doesn't have any regrets about letting people in on her spiritual transition
- Boity said her story inspired many people, especially young girls who are on spiritual journeys themselves
Boity has dismissed suggestions that she shared her journey to becoming a sangoma with fans to advance her career.
She said she was not doing it for attention but it was part of her journey to be open about it.
The TV presenter turned rapper has been very successful in her career since opening up about her spiritual journey.
She received backlash from some social media users when she announced she was about to begin the journey a few years back.
She recently told Glamour magazine that her journey and family were the two things that kept her motivated.
"I don’t have any regrets about letting people in. I took a huge risk because back then people wouldn’t have revealed much about this aspect of their lives, preferring instead to keep it private. It was part of my spiritual journey to be open about it. I wasn’t doing it for attention or to boost my career."
The Own Your Throne star said she is glad that she shared her story with everyone because people were inspired by her journey.
She said it was also to challenge mainstream beliefs about traditional healing and show people there was nothing to fear.
"I’m glad that I did it because as the year progressed, people were inspired, young girls who are on a spiritual journey especially."
Boity also told the magazine that she enjoyed sharing the spotlight with her mother, Modiehi Thulo, on the first season of her reality show Own Your Throne.
Boity's fans have fallen in love with her mother's personality since the show premiered.
"The fans really enjoyed the relationship with my mom and I think that was the biggest highlight of the show. I am glad that my fans got to see that part of my life and to see who I really am and it is important for people to see who I am in a true sense and living my life unapologetically, without having to explain parts of me."
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