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A sign of the times? 'Fake' Madiba interpreter in bizarre ad

9 May 2014 07:57
NEWSWATCH: The 'fake' Nelson Mandela interpreter, Thamsanqa Jantjie, stars in a bizarre advert, reports the UK's The Telegraph. (video)
A sign of the times? 'Fake' Madiba interpreter in bizarre adFor more:
  • The Telegraph: 'Fake' Nelson Mandela interpreter stars in bizarre advert... According to The Telegraph report, Thamsanqa Jantjie was "apparently released from psychiatric hospital to film [the] advert for [an] Israeli company after being exposed at Nelson Mandela's memorial".

    So, a performance that was widely condemned has led to another performance... see it here...

    
 
Pierre Morel
Pierre Morel
Yeah that's it, reward the man with work and make him a comedy showcase! Forgetting that he made a mockery of a Great Leader Madiba who gave his all for our Country. #BooThisRubbish
Posted on 9 May 2014 14:00
Caitlin Richards
Typical of our society> Raise the pariahs and knaves to celebrity status, what then happens to common good and decency.Marcus Richards
Posted on 9 May 2014 14:46
Paul Albrecht
Paul Albrecht
Real hero's go unsung and everything and anything that is absurd and stupid becomes what is both loved and respected ... TRUTH is traded for the LIE .. and everyone loves and admires the LIE. So, it's a good laugh! Sell your soul for a laugh ... it will eventually be at your own expense!
Posted on 9 May 2014 17:00
Paul Albrecht
Paul Albrecht
but let me hasten to add ....

it works! Now I ALSO know about LIVELENS!! Hehehe I would never have bothered to even glance at them a second time !! But now I did ... soul sold ... but I know about LIVE LENS ... ! ;-)
Posted on 9 May 2014 17:04
dada23
That ad looks strangely familiar... I remember Nandos or some aftershave or drink ad that had the same scene in it...
Posted on 12 May 2014 13:44
Sulet Linde
Sulet Linde
That ad looks strangely familiar... I recall a similar ad of Nandos or an aftershave or drink... I haven't watched this video yet though are you sure they didn't just put his face on as a joke...?
Posted on 12 May 2014 13:50
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