- Somizi Mhlongo has congratulated Bonang Matheba for beating him as SA's Coolest Online Influencer for 2020
- Somizi came in second place, beating Kim Kardashian who came in at third
- The award is measured by celebrities brand performance and consumer behaviour to determine the winner
Somizi Mhlongo humbled himself and congratulated Bonang Matheba at beating him to first place as Coolest Online Influencer at the Sunday Times Gen Next Awards for 2020.
The event measures brand preference and the behaviour of consumers to calculate which celebrities are SA's favourites.
Somizi can in second place and wrote a touching message to the winner, Bonang.
"Congratulations to @bonang_M for the win....no lies detected here ......#gennextawards2020."
Bonang took top spot beating Somizi and Kim Kardashian.
South Africans were touched by Somizi's good sportsmanship and commented on the post:
"Congratulations buti and sesi you really are motivating us."
"No no no no no. Somizi Somgaga Mhlongo Mohale you deserve 1st place
Bonanga 2nd place."
"Is that Kim Kardashian? Was this a SA or international competition?
Congratulations to Bonang and you SomG."
"Bonang beat Kim Kardashian??!! I mean wtf!!! Why don't we have a holiday named after this Queen yet!!! CrownFire Bonang is the Queen she thinks she is. No Cap!!"
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Somizi Mhlongo just announced his new exciting guest for this week’s episode of Dinner At Somizi's. This show has quickly become a Friday staple in many Mzansi homes – it is a vibe.
Getting to watch celebrities interact in a relaxed environment over a lit plate of food was really a genius idea. Somizi is a great host who makes his guests feel all kinds of at home.
Briefly.co.za has seen how quickly Somizi’s new show has taken off. With all the fabulous guests he has already had, it is no wonder fans flock back to their screens weekly to see what’s on next – that goes for both the food and the guest.
The 1 Magic hit reality show was not given the warmest welcome in the beginning, quite like the show of Somizi’s new guest. Uyajola 9/9’s Jub Jub is the next guest on Somizi’s show and fans cannot wait to see what these two discuss
In other news, having no matric certificate has not stopped some of Mzansi's rich and famous from continuing to make money. As much as education is important in order to make it in life, some of our stars continue to get the bag despite the certificate.
Many of our youth with matric certificates and even degrees have not been able to get proper jobs in Mzansi. But some of our stars who have no matric, have not let that get in their way of making money. Some of them have gone on to become filthy rich.
They have mansions, drive foreign cars and wear designer clothes. Even though they were not able to finish school, they have used their talent to make a comfortable life for themselves. Hard work definitely pays off. Briefly.co.za takes a look at four of our stars who don't have the important certificate.
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