- Penny Lebyane took to Twitter to warn her followers not to put celebrities up on pedestals or idolise them more than they deserve
- Penny advised tweeps that many who work in the public eye are very different behind closed doors and not how they appear in the media
- The personality wrote that there were those who used their publicity for harm and should not be trusted
Penny Lebyane took to her Twitter account to advise her followers not to idolise celebrities or make them out to be more than what they are.
The personality wrote a passionate tweet that warned tweeps against simply believing people who have public personas and putting them on pedestals. She added that many famous faces are very different when not in the media spotlight.
Penny bluntly accused many who work in radio, TV or are seen in the press as being toxic and harmful behind the scenes.
Penny pulled no punches with her words and part of her tweet read:
"Most of them are so evil it's disgusting, they are harmful, narcissistic and abusive they use the very fact that they have a public profile to cause harm without consequence."
One follower replied but seemed despondent as he agreed with Penny but felt that young people are too invested in celebrity culture to heed her advice:
@JimmyJa75006676: "This will never stop ausi Penny, young people are so eager to be famous so they do everything to get there and regret later and repeat."
In other South African celebrity news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on Master KG adding even more awards bling to his collection after he won an award in France. Master KG added to his winning streak as he won the award for 'Best International Song of the Year' at the French ceremony of the NRJ Awards.
The South African artist beat out huge international acts like Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd and Jason Derulo to take home the award.
Master KG was ecstatic at the news and posted about his win to his social media where he said that he kept looking at the list of his fellow nominees as he couldn't quite believe he'd beaten them.
Master KG shared his news with his fans and expressed gratitude to all his French fans who made his success in the country's charts possible.
He wrote on Twitter:
"We won a big one in France last night, Best International Song of the Year!! @NRJhitmusiconly I keep watching the nominees again and again because I can't believe it. Big thanks to everyone for making this win possible."
And in even more news of Master KG's success, Briefly.co.za recently reported on when Jerusalema also got added to Jay-Z's playlist of favourite 2020 songs.
Master KG was over the moon after his smash hit Jerusalema was chosen by rap mogul, Jay-Z, as one of his favourite songs of 2020. The US rapper added Jerusalema to his Tidal playlist of his Top 40 tracks for this year.
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