Siv Ngesi's Drag Alter Ego Bags Adidas Deal and Gets Mixed Response

Siv Ngesi's Drag Alter Ego Bags Adidas Deal and Gets Mixed Response

- Siv Ngesi has been doing a lot of drag lately and has bagged himself a deal with Adidas for his efforts

- Even though Siv has been doing drag for a very short time, some people feel like he's been making an impact

- Others, on the other hand, are not impressed and think the opportunity should've been given to someone else in the community

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Mzansi actor and television host Siv Ngesi has bagged a deal with Adidas. Siv recently experimented with drag and created his alter ego, Sivanna.

Fans had a mixed reaction to Siv bagging the deal, others just felt that it's not fair because drag has been around for a while in South Africa and hasn't received much recognition.

Siv took to social media to share that he's got a deal with Adidas through his drag look, Sivanna:

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"Sivanna is a month and 2 days old and she’s already shooting with @adidasZA @WeAreIvyPark, #icypark, #adidasxivypark," said Siv.
Siv Ngesi's drag alter ego bags Adidas deal and gets mixed response
Siv Ngesi rubbed off some people the wrong way after bagging a deal with Adidas and Ivy Park. Image: @sivngesi
Source: Instagram

After he posted the snaps, people took to the comments to let Siv know that although they were happy for him, there's a bit of a disconnect in the LGBTQI community. Take a look at some of the mixed reactions below:

@JayInTheWorld commented:

"I love you, but uhm, this is the definition of taking up somebody else's space. One month vs. Lifetimes of work from revered SA queens - it doesn't sit right."

@TumishoMasha said:

"She’s killing the game! I need to get her number bro she needs her own show."

@lukeindiaramos commented:

"This not even about a straight man "dressing up"! This is about "taking space from working queens who make drag their job and life's work."

@ChesterQha_ said:

"Siv has been a fierce ally to the LGBTIQA+ community. Sivanna started as a celebration of that. I'm not mad that Sivanna gets paid, make up is expensive."

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Briefly.co.za previously reported that Siv Ngesi shared his drag queen transformation and served looks. SAFTA winner and actor Siv Ngesi took part in the trending #BussItChallenge. He dressed up as a drag queen in the video and starting twerking for the camera in his unique look.

Now, he has given his fans a peek into what went into making the transformation. Siv took to Instagram and posted a video that showed what exactly went into creating his look.

At the beginning of the three-minute video, Siv is working out and boxing in the gym. He then makes the transition.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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