Pearl Thusi defends Somizi amid Big Zulu's Imali Eningi backlash

Pearl Thusi defends Somizi amid Big Zulu's Imali Eningi backlash

- Pearl Thusi defended Somizi for his comments over the trending Imali Eningi song

- Somizi expressed that he's not feeling the song because he cannot relate to it

- Pearl believes that the rich reality TV star was only joking when he made the comments

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Pearl Thusi has taken to social media to defend Somizi amid the backlash over the comments he made about Big Zulu's track titled Imali Eningi.

The reality TV star recently expressed that he feels that he cannot relate to the song as well as other South Africans do. He even said that he would not even take part in the viral #DuduzaneChallenge.

The Metro FM presenter's comments rubbed a lot of social media users the wrong way. The song with catchy lyrics is popular in Mzansi and is one of the most played songs on TV and radio stations this festive season.

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Pearl took to Twitter on Thursday, 24 December to respond to Gabi Mbele, communications manager and journalist, who criticised Somgaga for his opinion on the viral track. Pearl said:

"Somizi was probably just kidding though guys."

Tweeps have shared mixed reactions to Pearl's post. Check out some of their comments below:

@_YandzMan said:

"He never jokes about anything related to money. He’s always forcing it on people how he has money or how rich he is and how poor we are."

@Bonnie4ster wrote:

"Well, I guess he must set the record straight."

@SethMashaba added:

"He is rushing towards 50 he can’t be kidding."
Pearl Thusi defends Somizi amid Big Zulu's Imali Eningi backlash

Pearl Thusi has defended Somizi amid Big Zulu's Imali Eningi backlash. Image: @bigzulu_sa, @pearlthusi, @somizi
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Briefly.co.za reported that Big Zulu said that he would be addressing Somizi on the matter when he sees him in the flesh.

In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Cassper Nyovest has given Big Zulu smash hit titled Imali Eningi his stamp of approval. The Amademoni hitmaker took to social media recently to share his views on the epic track. The song has been trending on Twitter since the festive season began.

Big Zulu responds to Somizi Mhlongo's criticism of Imali Eningi

Cass took to the micro-blogging app on Saturday, 5 December and shared that he's also feeling the track. Big Zulu features Intaba Yase Dubai and Riky Rick on the single. The #ImaliEningi trended high on Twitter on Tuesday, 8 December.

Cass has congratulated Big Zulu for dropping the track with catchy lyrics. Zulu, Riky and Intaba sing about having a lot of money and eating meat on the viral track. Mufasa wrote:

"@BigZulu_ZN big big big song!!!! Congrats!!!!"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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