WEEKEND COLLECTIVE: 4 great interviews to read

Cape Town – There isn’t always time in the week to read the longer articles online. But not to worry, we’ve got you covered.

In our weekend collective we put together the top interviews from the week in one convenient place.

From songwriting royalty to the Nitro Circus ringmaster – here’s everything you might have missed.


1) Gerard Butler on his close calls with natural disasters

Disaster film Geostorm is showing in local cinemas this weekend. Gerard Butler, who plays the lead role of Jake Lawson, sat down for a Q&A about his role. (Read the full interview here)

2) Nitro Circus' Travis Pastrana: Bigger is always better in our sport

Travis Pastrana is a legend, and a bloody nice guy too. This I quickly found out when the American stunt performer recently took a few minutes from his busy schedule to chat to Channel24 about the Nitro Circus tour to South Africa. (Read the full interview here)

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3) SA Bake Off booted contestant: I won't be making that cake again

Cake Week kicked off the third season of The Great South African Bake Off on Tuesday night. Channel24 had a quick chat with Ameer Cloete, the first contestant to be booted from the show, about what went wrong and who he’s rooting for in the Bake Off tent. (Read the full interview here)

4) From SA to LA: Esjay Jones is songwriting royalty

Most South Africans will associate the name Esjay Jones with Stealing Love Jones, however the name is now being mentioned among songwriting royalty in the US. Channel24 had a quick chat with Esjay before her tour to SA with US rockers Alien Ant Farm. (Read the full interview here)

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