- Minnie Dlamini-Jones has been accused of lying about her childhood memory of Noxolo Grootboom
- The stunner said she used to scream Noxolo Grootboom's name around her house when she was only four years old
- Twitter users shared that they don't believe the media personality and laughed at her for allegedly lying
Minnie Dlamini-Jones has been accused of lying about her childhood memory of former SABC newsreader Noxolo Grootboom.
Mam' Noxolo recently retired from the public broadcaster and many of her fans and Mzansi celebs took to social media to bid her farewell.
Minnie also took to Twitter and shared her memory of the veteran journalist. The media personality said she used to get super excited whenever she saw Noxolo on TV. At the time, she was only four years of age. Minnie wrote:
"My mother says when I was about 4 years old I used to get super excited to see her on screen and scream her name around the house."
The screenshot of her tweet was shared by @KhomotjoM. Along with a few laughing emojies, she captioned it:
"In case you missed it. Minnie Dlamini at it again."
A lot of people took to @KhomotjoM's comment section and agreed that Minnie Dlamini was allegedly lying. Check out some of the comments below:
"But not at 4 years. That is way too young."
"Lies detected here."
"Yoooo these celebs lie unprovoked! I'm defeated!"
"For the sake of the likes. She thought, let me lie."
"Lying on a public platform, sies @MinnieDlamini."
"I had to calculate the years, she was not yet born unless she lied about her age."
A few on Minnie's fans shared that they believe their fave. @BlackSamMantsho said:
"I doubt she's lying."
"I believe her......! Noxolo's surname to me growing up in rural Nqutu was fascinating. I didn't know then that some Xhosas had English-ish/Afrikaans-ish surnames. Always thought she was coloured and always wondered how this Grootboom was pronounced. In English-ish accent or Afrikaans."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Noxolo's last broadcast was so important that even President Cyril Ramaphosa delayed his national address so as not to impose on her time.
Initially, the president's broadcast was scheduled for 7pm on Tuesday, 30 March but this clashed with Grootboom's last appearance on SABC 1 news.
"Please note: Presidential address has moved from 19h00 to 19h30 to allow #SABC viewers to watch veteran newsreader #NoxoloGrootboom’s final bulletin as she retires after 37 years."
Noxolo was moved to tears when she heard that President Cyril Ramaphosa had delayed his address to allow her the opportunity to say goodbye as she retired.
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