Thandiswa Mazwai Denies Cancelling MacG Over Transphobic Comments

Thandiswa Mazwai Denies Cancelling MacG Over Transphobic Comments

- Thandiswa Mazwai has denied cancelling MacG over his transphobic comments

- Thandiswa Mazwai expressed that she doesn't believe in cancel culture

- MacG trended recently after he made transphobic jokes on his podcast, Podcast and Chill with MacG

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Thandiswa Mazwai has denied cancelling MacG following his transphobic comments in his latest podcast. The host of Podcast and Chill with MacG trended on social media this week after he and his crew discussed sensitive issues about the LGBTQI community.

MacG's comments sparked a heated debate on Twitter with some people calling for his podcast to be cancelled while others were defending him. Thandiswa Mazwai also joined Mzansi tweeps and shared her two cents on MacG's comments.

A local publication then published that the singer and another muso Langa Mavuso joined others in cancelling MacG following his homophobic jokes.

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Replying to the publication's tweet, the Bongo Maffin star said the article was not true. She said she doesn't believe in cancel culture. King Tha said:

"This is not true. I don’t believe in cancel culture. I think there are times when repercussions must happen but I believe not in calling out but calling in. It’s my individual way. What I said was a psa (public service announcement) to say these conversations must happen with us in the room & that learning is NB (important)."

Musician Langa Mavuso also said he never called for the cancelling of MacG. The star said:

"None of our tweets called for a cancelling of anyone or their business. it’s important to address serious issues that affect us and many who are disenfranchised. this is sensationalism at it’s best."
Thandiswa Mazwai Denies Cancelling MacG Over Transphobic Comments

Thandiswa Mazwai has denied cancelling MacG over his transphobic comments. Image: @thandiswamazwai, @macgunleashed
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In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Rami Chuene also took to social media to share her thoughts on MacG's latest episode of his podcast where he made transphobic comments. The host of Podcast and Chill with MacG trended on social media following the controversial episode. MacG and his crew discussed sensitive issues about the LGBTQI community and many people were offended by the comments they made.

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Rami also took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, 27 January and told MacG that the episode was "disrespectful and discriminatory". The veteran actress expressed that homophobia will never be a joke. The Isono star said:

"@MacGUnleashed NO. That episode was NOT 'raw & unfiltered' but Disrespectful and Discriminatory. As an LGBTQI+ ally I humbly ask that you take my 2 episodes down. I honestly thought you had a good thing going. How unfortunate but homophobia will never be a joke. Unacceptable."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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