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#Jo­han­nRu­pert caused a stir on Twit­ter after his com­ments on peo­ple’s life­styles and how to spend their money wisely in­stead of pa­tro­n­is­ing bars and buy­ing cars. His rep­u­ta­tion as the per­son who brought the coun­try the World Cup in 2010 was also re­ferred to on Twit­ter

@Ad­vNgcukaitobi #Jo­han­nRu­pert spoke a bit­ter hard truth that many dis­grun­tled black peo­ple can­not swal­low. We are quick to cry racism when the truth is ut­tered by a white man. Black peo­ple are their own worst en­emy to progress and eman­ci­pa­tion.

@zibu­siso431 There was no Taboo then. His gen­er­a­tion fre­quents in­ter­na­tional hol­i­days and gentle­men’s clubs over­seas while their madams fre­quent the Queen’s Plate in Lon­don!

@SisThobs He spoke the hon­est truth that is ob­vi­ous to all. At some point we need to re­flect peo­ple and deal with re­al­ity. Many of our politi­cians care only for their wants, same with ten­der­preneurs – at the end still no jobs or wealth cre­ated.

@Cri3D_W0LF They call him ar­ro­gant be­cause he hit the nail on the head! EFF can­not com­pre­hend truth and there­fore will de­stroy and make up BS that suits them. The man is right, you can’t han­dle the truth. Yet 30% make noise be­cause the truth hurts.

@KATERLLIAH Dear black peo­ple. Not ev­ery­thing is about racism. If you lis­ten care­fully and an­a­lyse things be­fore com­ment­ing, you’ll learn some­thing which will im­prove your way of think­ing or of see­ing things. #Jo­han­nRu­pert

@supre­me­be­ing_m (I’m open to cor­rec­tion) but the 2010 World Cup to or­di­nary ci­ti­zens was like a big event hosted at Taboo on a work­ing night. Great but not ben­e­fi­cial. An­ti­cli­max.

@LawrenceTM22 He was telling the truth, most of our black peo­ple live a fake life of op­u­lence while drown­ing in poverty. I am not of­fended at all.

@BlawaEn­ter­tain1 Ru­pert’s fam­i­lies go on in­ter­na­tional hol­i­days. Is that not spend­ing?

@Zandi­ileL That World Cup didn’t ben­e­fit us or­di­nary ci­ti­zens in any way. You can’t be ex­pect­ing us to put up with Ru­pert’s con­de­scend­ing at­ti­tude.

@Vusi7_48253 It is true what Ru­pert was say­ing. Let us not shy away from the truth.

@TKJimg­mail­com1 Some­times we get so nega­tive to such an ex­tent that we don’t even see the good that’s been done to our coun­try.

@Mbalu­laFik­ileRu­pert is one per­son who con­trib­uted im­mensely in bring­ing us a World Cup. If it was not cov­ered in this in­ter­view it will be grave in­jus­tice.

@Thu­laniM­gabhiScorn aside, there is some truth in his ut­ter­ances with re­gard to our propen­sity to con­sume against our propen­sity to save. Let’s take it like men.

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