Pearl Thusi was left explaining her comment on Khanyi Mbau's father passing away, while two grandpas hilariously failed the Jerusalema Challenge. Briefly.co.za explores the hottest stories from the past week.
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The nation might have relaxed to Level 1 but local celebs seem to have missed the memo.
Claws came out in multiple instances this week with shady comments sprinkling Mzansi's timeline.
Briefly.co.za explores the top stories from the past few days:
1. Pearl Thusi explains "hectic" reaction to Khanyi Mbau's dad's passing
Actress Pearl Thusi was under fire in the comments section of a post that Khanyi Mbau made about her father.
Pearl commented on the post, which was of Khanyi's recently deceased dad and details of his memorial, with a simple "Hectic."
This clearly did not sit well with Mbau's fans, as the onslaught of responses came rapidly and fiercely.
Many online users demanded Pearl delete her comment, some asked what her thoughts behind using the word "hectic" even was, but most told her it was inappropriate.
The celeb has yet to delete her comment from Khanyi's post which, at last count, had over 120 direct responses to it.
Most taking issue with the word "hectic" itself. Pearl eventually clapped back at the insta users, saying that she had spoken to Khanyi in an interview a few weeks prior in which they spoke of her father "quite intensely".
Pearl continued her defence and ended with "... she knows what we’ve discussed. But you can all carry on..."
The clapback did not appear to do much good, with more replies flooding in and telling Pearl she was making herself the centre of a story that did not involve her.
Grief is a tough topic for almost everybody and so there will always be contrasting opinions. This did not stop Pearl from following up with, "“I have Khanyi’s number. I don’t need to perform for you here.”
Pearl was trying to imply that her comment was justified but fans weren't convinced.
2. Yes darling: Sophie Lichaba rings in Level 1 in fabulous style
Sophie Lichaba is looking super gorgeous these days. The veteran actress, who has been open about her battle with ill health, took to social media to share a beautiful picture of herself.
Lichaba said that she has been taking it easy and is celebrating Level 1 of the lockdown in the most chilled way. Taking to Instagram, the star posted:
"Happy Sunday darlings. Staying home and chilling with family! I'm in my mother's birth town and loving it. My second home for sure and moi and family celebrating countdown to #Lockdown1 quietly, much love."
3. Jerusalema challenge fails as man loses his pants during the dance
President Cyril Ramaphosa started something after he encouraged South Africans to continue dancing along to Master KG and Nomcebo's Jerusalema.
Ever since his public announcement, we have seen many people try and some fail at the ever-popular dance challenge.
The latest victims of a failed attempt are two elderly gentlemen. In the short clip that was uploaded by Twitter user Kulanicool, the two men can be seen trying their best to get the moves right.
The two of them, however, just cannot seem to get the hang of the dance no matter how hard they try.
And just when we think they can't mess it up any further, one of the unknown grandpas hilariously loses his pants.
"Level 1 mode unlocked": Mzansi pair dance moves are a fire vibe The clip, which was hilariously captioned, "Jerusalema Challenge gone wrong", was at the receiving end of thousands of views.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that Prince Kaybee has revealed that he is no longer interested in working with Mzansi musician Busiswa again.
The two stars kept Mzansi on the dance floor with their smash hit Banomoya in 2018 but Kaybee is no longer keen to work with Busiswa.
A tweep recently suggested that Busiswa was the only thing missing on a beat that Kaybee had shared on social media as part of his #PrinceKaybeeProducerChallenge.
The award-winning music producer was quick to switch off his beat after Busiswa's name was mentioned. Kaybee replied to the tweep with a huge "NAH".
Another tweep quickly asked Kaybee if he has a good relationship with the SBWL hitmaker. Kaybee, who has been beefing with a lot of Mzansi celebs on the micro-blogging app, said he "isn't sure". "I’m not sure, I saw her tweets the other day though.
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