On a somber day in South Africa, the tragic loss of Mbongeni Ngema in an accident prompted an outpouring of tributes from fans and celebrities alike. Among them, Somizi Mhlongo penned a heartfelt message to Mbongeni Ngema that, unfortunately, stirred controversy.
The Controversial Message Explained
Addressing the confusion surrounding his tribute, Somizi took to Instagram to shed light on the situation. He acknowledged that the message he shared might have seemed peculiar, with WhatsApp chats appearing as if he had sent condolences to himself.
Somizi clarified that he had indeed received a message from Mbongeni Ngema and had intended to share it within a group dedicated to the late actor. However, a mix-up occurred when he inadvertently sent the message to the wrong destination while searching for the right group.
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He candidly confessed that the confusion arose because his mind was not in the right space during that moment.
Reactions from Mzansi
While some fans found clarity in Somizi’s explanation, others remained skeptical. Calls for sharing the original message to dispel doubts surfaced on social media:
“Just share the original message from Mr Mbongeni to you. I think that will clear all doubts.”
“I love you Som Som, but this explanation makes it even worse. Ayivakali.”
Mawabo Webster Vaveki:
“Without the correct screenshot this explanation makes no sense… we want receipts 😩”
Despite the attempt to clarify, some remained unconvinced, emphasizing the importance of providing evidence to support the explanation.
It remains to be seen whether Somizi will share the original message to put an end to the speculation and provide closure to Mbongeni Ngema’s mourning fans.