- Hip hop artist L-Tido is suggesting that his fans go out and get the vaccine after his own recent battle with Covid-19
- The muso, who's had three years of radio silence, joins a list of SA celebs who've spoken on the importance of getting the jab
- However, netizens had a fiery response for the rapper after he took to Twitter with his plea that Mzansi goes out to get vaccinated
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Mzansi's celebrities are playing their part to ensure that fans take stock of what's important by reminding them of the harsh realities of Covid-19.
Among the latest to take to the social media streets to connect with his followers on this level is local rapper L-Tido, who talked candidly about his recent battle with the virus, which, thankfully, he said he emerged from unscathed.
Heading to Twitter under his verified @L_Tido account, the Fresh & Clean record-maker cautioned peeps about the Covid-19 and encouraged them to make their way to vaccination sites.
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"Please, make no mistake, Covid is still out here in a real way. Please, get vaccinated. I just fully recovered from the virus."
The country is currently in the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections and approaching the two-year mark since the national lockdown was enforced. TimesLIVE reported that L-Tido joins the list of local celebs that have publicly spoken out about getting infected before winning the battle.
Before contending with Covid-19, the rapper had been in the wilderness for the past three years and is now gearing up to drop a four-track EP titled Pressure, according to IOL.
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His tweet has since sparked a fiery debate about the vaccine among his followers, who shot down his suggestion at the first mention. Some argued that getting the vaccine jab remained a personal choice.
Fans and followers not sold
Briefly News scanned the comments to bring readers some of the heated reactions.
"Go get a booster and leave the unvaccinated to worry about themselves."
"The funniest part is that it's the vaccinated ones who are more worried than the unvaccinated."
"Please, don't involve us in your problems..."
Pearl Modiadie and her family recover from Covid-19
Elsewhere, Briefly News reported that Pearl Modiadie has been laying low and staying home nursing herself and her baby as they recover from 'the weird flu'.
The media personality shared the news of her diagnosis on social media, which encouraged fans to share their own stories to reassure her. Loving followers made sure to send some positivity and love her way.
ZAlebs reported that Pearl and her baby nestled away in a Covid isolation bubble. The celeb shared that she and her family contracted the virus sometime in December and have been keeping to themselves to ensure a healthy recovery.
Source: Briefly News