- Tito Mboweni took to Twitter to clarify that he doesn't need a wife because apparently he has all the kitchen skills he needs
- He also called on people to stop implying that woman are meant to be in the kitchen
- Twitter users took to the comments section to share their thoughts
South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently took to social media to make a very bold statement. In his Twitter post, Tito - who has slowly become famous for his unconventional cooking skills - declared that he does not need a wife to cook for him.
He also made his opinion on gender bias pretty clear, stating that people should abandon the notion that a wife should do all the cooking. This comes after many still believe that in order to get good food, you should get a good woman.
"I don’t get it. Why is cooking associated with me getting a wife? Why do we genderise cooking? I can cook good food. Hayibo!"
Having shared much of his homemade cuisine online, Tito's cooking has been subjected to a plethora of criticism from social media users who more than once called on him to throw his apron away.
And as usual, many unqualified food critics once again took to the comments section to share their thoughts with Tito. Below are some of those comments.
"Who lied to you that you know how to cook mara Tito... Ke mang?"
"One day I want to taste your food, tin fish plus lot of garlic, you should consider opening a restaurant, might as well buy franchise in future."
While @Gee2511 said:
"Please remove 'good food' Mr Minister. In fact, you can remove that entire "I can cook..." line."
Briefly.co.za also reported that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has been described as many things, including the "Rasta of Cooking". In a new post on Twitter, Mboweni has now become a "wanted" person. Someone decided to make up an entire poster about the minister being "wanted".
Mboweni posted the poster to Twitter recently. The "last seen" portion of the poster read: "Posting ghastly pictures of his meals on social media, under the username @tito_mboweni @WhereIsTheR500billion?"
Close inspection of the poster revealed that it was made by @AmandlaMedia, who uploaded the image to Twitter two days ago. Although their tweet did not gain much traction, Mboweni's definitely did.
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