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WATCH | Gratitude overwhelms Zodwa Wabantu into an ‘ugly’ cry: ‘Thank you for choosing me’

27 October 2021 - 10:00 By Constance Gaanakgomo
Zodwa Wabantu is grateful
Zodwa Wabantu is grateful
Image: Instagram/Zodwa Wabantu

Reality star and dancer Zodwa Wabantu has been reduced to tears by the favour she feels she has that leads to people mentioning her name in top places and has allowed her to continue to make money.

Zodwa has businesses under her belt, but the moves have not been as easy as she has made it seem.

Overwhelmed by gratitude, the reality TV star took to her Instagram in a video and laid her emotions bare for all to see. 

“I'm so grateful to all the people who make the decision to say Zodwa Wabantu, we want her on board, all the major deals, bookings, clubs, shisanyamas and our friends who mention our names in meetings.

“On things we couldn't see or have a say on because we were not there but we have people who say our names behind our backs, more especially when it involves money 'ngithanda ukubonga nga khulu.”

Zodwa's life took a turn for the worst when she lost her mom at 16 and this had a domino effect on her life. She has been open about how her challenges made it hard for her to finish school.

Despite criticism and controversy that has followed her around she has always been about securing the bag. 

“Thank you for choosing my name. I didn't study, but I'm just hungry, every day I work so hard. I just wanna say thank you very much, all the media houses that have been there for me. TV, radio stations thank you so much. I'm able to buy eggs and bread and eat. I don't care about the other stuff that you think I want to buy. I want to buy eggs and bread and be happy. ”