‘Being a Bolt driver is not a bad thing’: Former ‘Isibaya’ actor Sayitsheni Mdakhi hits back
Seasoned actor and producer Sayitsheni Mdakhi has responded to reports he is now a Bolt driver.
Reports claiming the star had joined the e-hailing services business were shared online over the weekend.
Taking to his socials, Sayitsheni questioned what was wrong with being a driver, and said the reports were "uninformed".
"Being a Bolt driver is not a bad thing. If they said I walk around naked in the streets screaming 'BOLT' ... The only issue I have with this article is that it's uninformed. I wish they said something about my latest movie Mkhonto streaming on Showmax," he tweeted.
Sayitsheni is popular for his role as Saddam on the soapie Isibaya. He is also a writer and producer of the Showmax series Adulting.
Being a Bolt driver is not a bad thing. If they said I walk around naked in the streets screaming BOLT! Bekuzonyiwa! The only issue I have with this article is that it's uninformed. I wish they said something about my latest Movie "MKHONTO" currently streaming on Showmax. pic.twitter.com/U3trk04NB2— Sayitsheni Mdakhi (@Mdarkies) May 28, 2023
His fans backed him, saying driving a Bolt vehicle was honest work and, if true, there was nothing wrong with having multiple streams of income.
"What's important is that you are pushing this life thing and you have food and shelter. What others think or say doesn't pay any of your bills. As long as you are not stealing from anyone. Keep pushing," commented one follower.
"Imali yimali [money is money], whether it comes from Bolt, from acting or from sweeping the streets. At the end of the day, we all have to feed our families. Big up to you, my brother," said another.
Radio jock and businessman Sizwe Dhlomo said: “Very good move. Appearing on TV doesn’t mean you’re too big for ukuyofesa [hustling].”
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