Somizi wants to change his 'I bully bullies' slogan, saying it came from a place of anger and frustration

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Somizi Mhlongo (Photo: Gallo)
Somizi Mhlongo (Photo: Gallo)

In February, TV personality Somizi Mhlongo said he would be taking a stand against bullies and created the slogan: "I'm not bullyable, I bully bullies."

But in a recent tweet, the Idols SA judge said he is rethinking the slogan. 

"Bullying is real.......and especially in the social media streets.......Twitter being the most toxic app.....its never too late to be kind......bullies can be helped only if they accept that they' need help.... [sic]" Somizi tweeted on Friday, alongside a photo of a T-shirt with the slogan printed on it.

A concerned Twitter user pointed out a potential problem with the phrase, saying: "Then in the end we have a society infested with bullies. Becoz one is bullied they too should turn into a bully. Revisit and revise this Somga. [sic]"

To which Somizi responded, saying he agrees. "i completely agree with u and im gonna change it.....when I printed the tshirt the message came from a place of anger and frustration of being constantly bullied and sending a message that if ur a bully u have have come to a dead end with me....thanks for yo perspective,[sic]" he replied.

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