Somizi To Trolls: "Then Stop Watching"

He is not about to fumble his bag for anybody else!

By  | Jul 02, 2020, 09:28 AM  | Somizi Mhlongo  | Drama

Media personality Somizi Mhlongo is so used to the criticism and backlash from people that he is not fazed at all about, the uproar over his cooking show that is set to premier on 1Magic.

He recently announced that his cooking show Dinner at Somizi’s, that was supposed to be on his YouTube channel, has been picked up by 1Magic DSTV channel 103. It is set to premiere on July 10 at 7pm.

Mzansi has been advocating for South African media to #OpenUpTheIndustry for years now and they are tired to see Somizi in almost every sector of entertainment. 

He clapped back and told critics to not watch his show, "Then stop watching. Somizi and DStv losing you as a viewer will not lose them a wink of sleep, trust me."

His supporters have been geared up with clap backs and have defended the entertainer.

He told Sunday Times that he is not bothered at all and people tend to criticize his work before seeing what he can actually deliver.

"Critics also have no clue what the format of the show is, so I’m going to let them roll on the floor until they see what it is and then they will understand that it can only be Somizi that does this show," he said defending himself.

The radio presenter also told people that he will not dim his light or fumble his bag for someone else.

"People have the right to express their own opinions. However, I’m not here to please people or dim my light because it’s too bright for someone else. I am used to people criticising me before they even see what I am about to deliver. For example, when I was first announced as a judge on Idols SA, people were up in arms, saying I know nothing about music and boom, I can do Idols.

"When I released a book, people were saying, but what do I know about writing a book? And it became the most successful memoir in SA. My reality show is an award-winning show and it was criticised in the beginning," he told the publication.

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