Mandela gets a Tweet from concerned celebs

2011-01-31 10:28

Local celebrities felt equally left in the dark this week about former president Nelson Mandela’s hospitalisation. Here’s a look at some of their tweets.

@MbauReloaded: Disgusting!! If Mr Mandela still alive u guys should be ashamed– Khanyi Mbau, socialite

@BryanHabana: Before I close my eyes & doze off. I just wanna thank Madiba 4 being the father of our beautiful nation & inspiring so many– Bryan Habana, Springbok rugby player

@OscarPistorius: Thinking of you Madiba. God has you in his hands and you on our hearts.– Oscar Pistorius, Paralympic track legend tweeting from the IPC Athletics World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he led Team SA to win the 4x100m relay today (Saturday).

@loyisomusic: Something doesn’t feel quite right about the drama around Madiba’s health. I hope he’s still... you know.– Loyiso Bala, R&B artist@JohnSmit123: Be strong Madiba, this rainbow nation is praying for you. God bless.– John Smit, Springbok captain

@trevorgumbi: Nelson Mandela’s remake of the Bee Gees song “Staying Alive” is awesome!– Trevor Gumbi, comedian

@PresidencyZA: Statement on Pres Mandela – Presidency calls for calm and restraint; Pres Mandela is comfortable & well looked after.– The office of the President

@dannykmusic: A reality of life is Madiba wont be here 4eva – Perhaps we should start focusing on creating a future, country + planet he would be proud of.– Danny K, musician

@GarethCliff: No news on Tata Madiba, but our thoughts are with him.– Gareth Cliff, radio personality and Idols judge@ABdeVilliers17: Get better soon, Madiba!!!– AB de Villiers, Proteas cricket player

@WhackheadS: Okay now the weekend can start. Madiba is fine and has been discharged. I feel like we dodged a bullet.– Darren Simpson, radio personality

@Trevornoah: When Deborah Patta asked about Madiba, the surgeon-general asked, “have you had your skin colour checked out? You’re orange!”– Trevor Noah, stand-up comedian

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