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Top 10 Most Hated Celebrities in South Africa 

Top 10 Most Hated Celebrities in South Africa

Celebrities, just like the rest of us, most often showcase parts of their lives not otherwise seen in magazines or newspapers. Even though their followers can be affectionate toward them, celebrities also attract online haters. From Ntsiki Mazwai and Kelly Khumalo, you either love ’em or hate ’em.

We gathered some info on some of the most popular celebrities in South Africa to determine how people really feel toward them, who’s the most hated. Want to know who tops our list of the most hated celebrities in South Africa? Continue reading to find out.

Below are the ten most hated South African celebrities

1. Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius who was born 22 November 1986, is a South African former professional sprinter and convicted murderer. Both of Pistorius‘ feet had been amputated when he was 11 months old due to a congenital defect.

Oscar will probably forever be the most hated celebrity in South Africa. I mean, I’m sure you also have that little hate fo him.

2. Kelly Khumalo

Kelly Khumalo is a South African singer, actress and dancer. Khumalo is from Spruitview in the East Rand. She was named the Best Newcomer of 2005 in the Afro Pop music circuit. In May 2013, at the 19th South African Music Awards held at Sun City, she won the Best Female Artist award.

3. Ntsiki Mazwai

Ntsiki Mazwai, born on 3 September 1980 in Pimville Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa, is a social activist, musician, poet, and author. … Her social activism has to lead to national debates about social issues affecting women in South Africa and her boldness has led her to become the voice of the voiceless.

When it comes to this woman, social media came out guns-blazing at the poetess but she stood her ground and she always stands unshaken by the negativity. She told people who do not like what she tweets to block her instead.Can you believe that? Very brave hey!

Defending her argument, Ntsiki Mazwai went on to mention the lack of white women’s interest in black hair, and so she sees no reason for the obsession of black women with white women.

4. Gareth Cliff

Gareth Rhydal Cliff is a South African radio and television personality. He began his professional radio career at 702, and later became the host of the breakfast show on 5FM.

He’s famous for making controversial statements and not being apologetic about them, including questioning the government for paying for Meyiwa’s burial, calling a female caller a bitch on air, and defending Sparrow’s evidently racist comment under “free speech”.

5. Steve Hofmeyer

Founder and President of, host of “The Gareth Cliff Show” and former South African Idols judge; Gareth Cliff is one of South African radio’s most prominent personalities.

In 2003 Gareth accepted an offer on 5FM where he remained for ten years and hosted the breakfast show for seven of those years.

6. Julius Malema

Julius Sello Malema (born 3 March 1981) is a South African politician and activist who is a Member of Parliament and the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Economic Freedom Fighters, a South African political party, which he founded in July 2013.

7. Nonhle Thema

The actress and TV personality is best known for her egoistic rants on social media and is in the habit of blowing her own trumpet. Naturally, people have developed some hatred for her.

She is also famous for co-hosting V Entertainment which was a live entertainment show that used to be aired on Vuzu channel on DSTV. She worked as a presenter for VUZU TV until 2011. Apart from her career as a presenter, Nonhle had also broken the waves and had a reality show called Nonhle Goes to Hollywood.

8. Pearl Thusi

Eighth of out list of Most Hated Celebrities in South Africa is Sithembile. Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi (born 13 May 1988) is a South African actress, model, television host, and radio personality. Thusi is known for her portrayal of Patricia Kopong in the BBC/HBO comedy-drama series, The No.

9. Okmalumkoolkat

Smiso Zwane, commonly known by his stage name Okmalumkoolkat is a South African rapper and half of the rap/electronic duo Dirty Paraffin from Umlazi Township in Durban.

The Rapper and music producer best known for the release of his debut EP Holy Oxygen in 2014. He went on to form the rap duo Dirty Paraffin with friend and partner Doctor SpiZee.

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