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Mbalula advises MNet to tell Gareth to jump over a Cliff

By Faeza
19 January 2016

Gareth Cliff

Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has described Gareth Cliff's legal action against M-Net as absurd and offered the broadcaster some punny advice on how to respond.

"M-Net should tell him to go jump over his surname," Mbalula tweeted earlier on Tuesday afternoon.

While many had found humour in the minister's tweet, with some hailing him the "King of Punchlines" not everyone got the joke.

One Twitter user said, "@MbalulaFikile How exactly does one jump "over" a cliff???? #grammar. Maybe you should look into that before trying to insult!"

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