Comment About Trevor Noah Making It Big in Hollywood Without Slaughtering Cows Sparks Debate About Ancestors

Comment About Trevor Noah Making It Big in Hollywood Without Slaughtering Cows Sparks Debate About Ancestors

  • Well-known Twitter parody account, Chris Excel, posted his views on how Trevor Noah hasn’t had to slaughter a cow to gain good fortune
  • He further added that many South Africans’ ancestors have costly demands that don’t guarantee a bright future
  • Many peeps gathered in the comments section to share their views on the controversial Twitter post

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Popular Twitter parody account, Chris Excel (@ChrisExcel102), sparked an online debate after making a remark about how no one has ever heard of Trevor Noah having to slaughter a cow in order for his ancestors to grant him a successful life.

Trevor Noah, Hollywood, Slaughtering Cows, Ancestors
Chris Excel's remark about Trevor Noah's ancestors and success got Saffas talking. Image: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy
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Chris tweeted his opinion recently and added that many South Africans have to go through the most to appease their ancestors for things to go well for them in life.

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“You will never hear Trevor Noah's ancestors wanting him to slaughter a cow. But he’s there rubbing shoulders with Presidents. But our ancestors who never even left us chickens are demanding left and right. Izinto ezihluleka ngisho ukwisa ngemoto uThole uRAF,” said a displeased Chris.

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Many Mzansi netizens who could relate to Chis responded to the post with similar sentiments, while others shared their own personal views on the matter:

@moi4r replied:

“God never promised anyone a soft life, He only said he will go through things, challenges with you. But because we want miracles. You will eat the sweat of your forehead.”

@Sweetmakhanyi commented:

“One sangoma once said I'm disrespectful when she said I must slaughter a cow and a goat to a ritual for my late paternal grandmother, I said to tell her to bring everything because even when she was alive she never liked me, how on earth now she wants me to spend on her?”

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@Abuti_Nate said:

“Jan van Riebeeck's descendants never slaughter animals but now they own the economy. It looks like the people who slaughter the most animals have the worst luck.”

@Xolisa42792152 wrote:

“They own the economy because they gave you a book and told you not to fight for wealth on earth as it is not forever and y’all believed them. Our ancestors owned and worked their lands and were wealthy before the book arrived.”

Saffas react to local woman who hosted a tea party for her ancestors

In a separate story, Briefly News that a local woman kept the South African digital family occupied after hosting a tea party for her ancestors. The woman took to Twitter to post stunning images as she chilled in traditional attire whilst also having tea.

The viral images were posted by @Thandzzz04, who seems to be really connected to her ancestors. Looking at her bio, it says she is a trusted ancestors' child and also a mother.

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Mzansi is now attracted to the post, and Briefly News headed online to pick up a few reactions from the post. The stunner wrote on her social media page:

“Hosted a tea party for my ancestors and a play date with my water spirits.”

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