- Known by his handle @MrSmeg on social media, the famed social media user has offered a shoulder to cry on to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni
- Real name Michael Bucwa, he works as a model and is based in Tshwane and says he is available in case the veteran minister, Mboweni, needs a soul-to-soul talk
- The latest tweets by the ever-present social media account holder Mr Smeg has caught the attention of South Africans, who as usual have mixed reactions
Famous and fun-loving social media user and kettle-lover @MrSmeg has caused another stir as he offered a hug to the country’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
@MrSmeg, whose real name is Michael Bucwa, replied to the minister’s tweet and said should the veteran leader need a hug and a frank, soul-to-soul talk, he should look no further.
Mboweni posted on his timeline:
“In desperation and in fear, we say and do foolish deeds. When in trouble, to remain cool and collected is honourable. Breathe in and out! It helps. 'Fear not, thee wedding guests'."
Looking at @MrSmeg’s response has left many Mzansi social media users wondering if he ever sleeps and telling him to mind his own business.
Briefly News has analysed the comments and opted to author a piece and let the South Africans voice their views as they joined in the conversation.
“Khawume Mr Smeg. How is Tito going to account for the accusations if you’re offering a shoulder to cry on? In this case sithi abadinga (we are the ones needing) a shoulder to cry on.”
“Mr Smeg you don't rest, do you.”
“Here again you are shamelessly asking for friendship when a country's hands are on the forehead looking for answers. That's the reason politicians play with you. You deserve R350 straight away. These Twitter celebrities are hypocrites.”
“Kodwa Michael!! Will there ever be a time when your shoulder will tire?”
“You made my morning.”
Real name Michael Bucwa, the man is famous for offering a warm hug or a shoulder to cry on to those who are going through tough times.
Mr Smeg's latest post on Twitter had attracted the attention of fellow South Africans but some believe he has taken it too far in offering to lend a shoulder to a family as far away as the United Kingdom.
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