‘Big Brother Mzansi’: Chuenza Explains Himself After Asking for Donations From Fans

‘Big Brother Mzansi’: Chuenza Explains Himself After Asking for Donations From Fans

  • Former Big Brother Mzansi contestant Chuenza received backlash after he shared his banking details
  • Cheunza has since addressed the backlash on Instagram Live, saying he shared the details for himself
  • He also stated that the people who spoke badly about him were not going to do anything terrible to him
  • Speaking to Briefly News, Chuenza Kaapu said he ignored the

This batch of Big Brother Mzansi housemates has received a fair share of love and hate online. Cheunza made it worse when he asked people for money.

Chuenza addresses backlash from haters over asking for donations.
‘Big Brother Mzansi’ star Chuenza has spoken out about people trolling him for asking for donations: Image: @simplychuene
Source: Instagram

Chuene gets slammed for asking for donations

Just recently, the former Big Brother Mzansi contestant Chuenza Kaapu got slammed online after he shared his banking details. Chuenza said his fans were the ones who asked him to share his details so they could donate to him.

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"As I officially close this #BBMzansi chapter, I wanted to end it off with a very important request that my #ChuChuBears asked me to do. Any contribution towards building my brand would be highly appreciated."

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This ruffled many people's feathers, and they called him out for being greedy.

Chuenza unbothered by the haters

On Instagram live, Chuenza failed to fully explain why he asked people for money but instead gave a cheeky response to the hate.

He said that after he posted the statement, people flooded his mentions with hurtful comments, leaving him confused. He then said people should learn how to do things that make them happy instead of other people.

“Anybody that ever wants to enter Big Brother you need to always do everything for you.”

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Cheunza added that the people who spoke badly about him were not going to do anything terrible to him. Speaking to Briefly News, Chuenza said he muted the tweet because of the negative reactions.

"I have nothing to handle because I do not take negative energy with me. I even muted the tweet on X once I saw it was getting so much traction. People will always have something to say and it really has nothing to do with me but themselves."

Watch the video posted by @RealityTving below:

Mzansi slams Chuenza

Following the live, netizens were still not convinced that Chuenza had any good intentions with his request.


"What's wrong with this season, everyone is asking for donations. Who sent them to Biggie's house."


"Lol… as for “Chuchu bears”. These housemates are shameless."


"He blocked me before I could get the account number on that tweet, well."

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"Everyone is asking for donations why shouldn’t she, get your bag chuchu."

McJunior slammed for asking for money

In a previous report from Briefly News, former Big Brother Mzansi contestant, McJunior recently asked netizens for donations.

This was after he won the R2 million prize, leaving fans to wonder why he would possibly want more money Mzansi was outraged by his request.

Source: Briefly News

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Jessica Gcaba (Entertainment editor) Jessica Gcaba is an Entertainment Editor for Briefly News (joined in 2023). She is a Journalism graduate from the Durban University Of Technology (2019). She has 4 years of experience as an Entertainment and Lifestyle Journalist at Africa New Media Group writing for ZAlebs website. She passed a set of trainings from Google News Initiative. To reach her, contact: jessica.gcaba@briefly.co.za