“Joshua Doore”: Mzansi Laughs at Rasta’s Recent Portrait of Late President FW De Klerk

“Joshua Doore”: Mzansi Laughs at Rasta’s Recent Portrait of Late President FW De Klerk

  • South African artist, Rasta, is an entertainer as social media users react to his latest portrait on late president FW De Klerk
  • Rasta is paying his tributes to the former statesman, De Klerk, who succumbed to cancer on Thursday and Mzansi is finding the artwork funny
  • Many people feel the picture is that of Prince Phillip or it's the face of Joshua Doore who is known in the furniture business

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South Africans are still in disbelief following the passing of former President Frederik Willem De Klerk but his portrait is already doing the rounds on social media. The portrait is created by none other than the famous Rasta the Artist who pays his tribute to the former apartheid president.

Social media users didn’t hesitate to head online to air their reactions and it seems many do not approve that the late president is the one sculptured by the artist. De Klerk passed away on Thursday as he succumbed to a long battle with cancer.

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Briefly News looks at the Twitter post uploaded by Rumani and we also select a few reactions from the controversial artist’s latest offering.

Looking at the comments, some people feel the guy has just drawn Prince Phillip and not the fallen ex-president - there are seriously funny reactions. He wrote:

“According to Rasta this is FW De Klerk.”
Mzansi Laughs, Rasta, Latest Portrait, President, FW De Klerk, Politics
South Africans are divided on Rasta's painting. Image: @RealMrumaDrive/Twitter
Source: Twitter

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The post reads:

@Mulan8554 said:

“Isn’t that Joshua Doore?”

@YankaSmith said:

“Sure looks like Prince Philip.”

@_Msiszi_Wisey said:

“I also saw Mr Freddy Krueger.”

@Harris_Ovo said:

“Hai no man. This looks like the prince of England Mruuuu.”

@Ace_Ramaphosa said:

“Rasta is one of the best artists to have ever lived, a national treasure!!!”

@NtuliFortune said:

“But look like Prince Philip. Does Rasta want to tell us something?”

@Milly_Mohlala said:

“For the first time, he got it right.”

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@Queenemas said:

“For the first time, I support Rasta's drawing.”

@MRNice_ZA said:

“Rasta must continue being an artist.”

@Putotivoli said:

“Eish mara Rasta.”

@ZinjMarito said:

“Rasta just exposed the secret, De Klerk and Philip are related.”

“This guy must stop”: Mzansi reacts to Rasta’s latest painting of DJ Tira

Meanwhile, Briefly News posted that a portrait by a well-known Mzansi artist, Rasta, on veteran DJ Tira is circulating in social media circles.

Posted by @AdvoBarryRoux, the work of one of Mzansi’s finest deejays has caught the attention of the online community, who are divided on the quality of the art piece.

Some have advised the controversial artist to stop drawing celebrities, suggesting he has no talent. Tira is one of the most celebrated celebrities in the Mzansi music scene and hails from KwaZulu-Natal. Many on social media are certain that he will not be pleased with Rasta's sketch.

Source: Briefly News

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