- Many smokers in the country have decided to quit smoking following the ban on cigarette sales amid the lockdown
- Comedian Trevor Gumbi has joined thousands of smokers who have given up on smoking due to the ongoing ban
- Trevor took to social media on Thursday to let his fans know that he is now using Nicorette Gum to help calm the cravings
Trevor Gumbi has taken to social media to reveal that he has decided to quit smoking. The comedian has joined thousands of South Africans who have quit smoking amid the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
The sale of cigarettes was banned when the country went into lockdown a few months ago in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The star revealed on Instagram on Thursday, 16 July that he is now using Nicorette Gum to help calm the cravings and reduce anxiety caused by quitting smoking. Trevor is only on day one of no smoking.
He wrote on Instagram:
"I’ve burnt my lip, left nostril and eyelash trying to light these damn Nicorette! Day 1 of no smoking."
The actor wrote on Wednesday, 15 July:
"Cigarette ban isn’t going anywhere and the plugs don’t negotiate."
Trevor's fans have praised him for quitting smoking and have wished him good luck in his journey.
"All the best bro - it’s not gonna be easy."
"You will conquer Trevs."
"Best of luck."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Mzansi rapper Flame is mourning the loss of his mother. The star took to social media on Thursday, 16 July to share the sad news with his fans.
The Home Run hitmaker did not mention any details about the cause of her passing or when she passed. He shared her picture and captioned it:
"Till we see you again. Rest in peace Mama, I love you."
The musician's fans have flooded his comment section with messages of condolences and to sympathise with him.
One of his followers, @RainMan15123233, commented:
"RIP. My condolences brother I know the pain you are feeling. I also lost my brother this week bro so be strong."
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