Mzansi Goes Wild with Reactions After Gayton Mckenzie Cancels All Trips For Super FansMzansi Goes Wild with Reactions After Gayton Mckenzie Cancels All Trips For Super Fans (Image Credit: News24)

Mzansi Goes Wild with Reactions After Gayton Mckenzie Cancels All Trips For Super Fans

Gayton McKenzie, who was recently appointed the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, has set social media abuzz after he cancelled all trips for super fans.

Following his appointment, McKenzie has been shaking things up and making drastic changes in the ministry.

Super fans like Mama Joy, who enjoyed perks such as travelling the world to watch prestigious matches and staying in luxury hotels, have found themselves stripped of these privileges.

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Gayton McKenzie Cancels Super Fan Trips

Taking to his X account, Gayton McKenzie announced that he has cancelled all trips for super fans.

 

Mzansi Goes Wild with Reactions After Gayton Mckenzie Cancels All Trips For Super Fans
Mzansi Goes Wild with Reactions After Gayton Mckenzie Cancels All Trips For Super Fans (Image Credit: TimesLive)

He revealed that the Ministry of Sports will no longer cater to or sponsor super fans. Instead, they will use the money to fund athletes and artists.

“I have stopped all trips for super fans, we have athletes & artist who are struggling to raise money to attend sporting events and exhibitions, how do we justify paying for fans? We shall no longer be paying for these trips and will use that money where it’s needed the most.”

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Mama Joy and the End of Super Fans Privileges, Social Media Reactions

Reacting to Gayton McKenzie’s announcement, South Africans applauded the minister for taking that significant initiative. They concurred with his decision to cancel all trips for super fans and use the funds to help struggling artists and athletes.

However, some social media users poked fun at super fan Mama Joy. Netizens argued that her days of enjoying the perks of being a super fan are over.

Here are some of the reactions;

@Lasto04;

No trips for mama joy😭🔥🔥🔥the hunger that she’s about experience 😭😭😭but we will there

@StHonorable;

Things are getting ugly for mama joy. Time for free trips and sleeping in 5 star hotel is over. Sir Gayton is cleaning his department.

@MSFC;

Mama Joy wa batho. She was so happy for you not knowing that’s the end of her free meals. 💔

@mr_shimmy;

Mama Joy was starting to be arrogant I don’t feel sorry for her. I feel sorry for Botha I hope PSL/DSTV can sponsor him to go attend soccer matches.

@b3l_Air;

SERIOUSLY!?!?!?! if we NEVER see that ANC Cadre Mama Joy again i would be SO happy!!!!!!

@sewelankoana;

I never thought a day will come where I clap hands for you.but today is that day👏this nonsense of luxury trips for super fans and certain group of celebrities gatekeeping arts and culture must come to an end.there are so many schools in rural areas who needs sports facilities.kids play soccer in dusty play grounds with no soccer poles yet some fans/celebrities use that money for flights,luxury accommodation and champagne when that money can be used to good use.well done sir on this decision👏we support it 💯 you are on the right track👏

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