Jub Jub, who presents Uyajola 9/9 on DStv channel Moja Love, has been hauled over the coals by the channel’s mandarins for the outrageous comments he made on rioters who were on the rampage this week, looting shops and destroying property in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal!ccording to Sunday World hip-hop sensation
The paper reports that Channel CEO Aubrey Tau grilled him about his outrageous utterances, which he viewed as reckless and inflammatory.
Jub Jub, real name Molemo Maarohanye, is said to have apologised. Jub Jub caused a stir when he took to Instagram this week and condemned those who criticised looters.
“How dare you judge and call another black person a hooligan? I don’t condone looting. What did you expect to happen if they have been misled and lied to for years? Let them steal if they have to steal. Let them do whatever because the government has not provided. This was bound to happen, people are starving,” said Aubrey Tau.
Moja Love also released a statement distancing itself from Jub Jub’s utterances.
“The views expressed on the videos or any of his platforms are his personal views and do not reflect the company values and views of the channels in any way,” said Bokani Moyo – Head of Channel for Moja Love.
“The socio-economic situation of the country is a stark reality we empathize with, but we do not condone violence in addressing the matter. We call on all South Africans to stand together to denounce the looting, violence, and lawlessness that has gripped the country,” reads the statement issued by Moja Love.
Moja Love further said that: “We extend our sympathies and support to the many small black businesses, entrepreneurs, and informal traders who form the lifeblood of the township and CBD economy and acknowledge the irreparable harm that these attacks will cause to livelihoods, families, and affected communities.”
“Enough is Enough….SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS TO STAND TOGETHER. How dare you judge and call another black person HOOLIGAN!! Just because you comfortable….I don’t condone looting. What did you expect to happen if they have been misled and lied to for years???” said Jub Jub.
Jub Jub said that he was very much disturbed and disgusted about the amount of selfishness we have as humans.
Speaking on behalf of himself, Jub Jub said that there are people that decide that they wake up, get on social media, and have a lot to say.
Jub Jub also set the record straight saying that he was not politically aligned with anybody.
“Nobody is condoning looting… This is not about Zuma anymore… it was bound to happen the way it is happening… Here we are as influential people… Everybody is f****ng quiet about this. Nobody is saying a word but they expect the very same people on the ground to support them,” he fumed.