- Ayanda Borotho recently took to social media to dish out advice on good character
- Ayanda shared that personality, charisma and popularity is not a substitute for good character
- The Isibaya actress revealed that she's on a journey of training herself to test the character of those around her
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Ayanda Borotho has taken to social media to dish out advice to her followers about the "packaging" of the people they surround themselves with.
The Isibaya actress and author advised her fans on Instagram to look beyond the "packaging" of the people in their lives. She reminded them that personality, charisma and popularity is not a substitute for good character.
"Too often we focus our attention on the packaging and not what's inside the package. People can be nice, funny, charismatic, beautiful even, well put together, clean, well spoken, say the right things, walk into a room and make everyone laugh, walk into a room and be 'nice' to everyone.
"Don't let that fool you. That's not who they are, that's the 'nice' packaging. Our true selves are defined by our 'character'... that which is inside the packaging."
The star added that she's on a journey of training herself to test the character of those around her. Ayanda expressed that she has also stopped allowing people access to her just because they are "nice".
"I've also stopped giving people space in my heart they don't deserve because in today's world, everyone is "my friend/choma". I'm learning it's okay to call people acquaintances. Not everyone needs to be a friend. Not everyone deserves access to you. A person's character should qualify them for that access. Your character should earn you a place in my space."
The media personality's fans have reacted positively to her post. Check out some of their comments below:
"I am listening queen."
"Are we getting a sequel to the first book? Still so much wisdom to be shared here."
"I learnt this the hard way, a long time ago. Less around you doesn't mean you are a mean person."
"You are talking to me here."
"You woman are the real deal!"
In other celebrity news, Briefly.co.za reported that Prince Kaybee has taken to social media to give young musician TNS a friendly advice. This is after the Ayabonga hitmaker was involved in a twar with a tweep recently.
Kaybee, who has been involved in a lot of twars with fellow Mzansi celebs this year, advised the musician to rather focus on making music instead of focusing on trolls. He definitely knows what he is talking about and one can only hope that TNS listens to the brotherly advice.
Kaybee knows how good TNS is as a producer since they worked together on the smash hit titled Club Controller in 2019. Reacting to the now deleted tweet, the Hosh hitmaker said:
"TNS focus on the music, I don’t want your brand to be like mine, this is Twitter so people that speak their mind are not welcome and they are called arrogant. I can take the heat but I don’t think its good for you. I LOVE YOU."
TNS recently dropped a new single titled Nyathela. He is also preparing to drop his double disc album titled Phupholethu.
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