South African Twitter is an endless source of entertainment, especially when celebrities are involved

However, sometimes it’s a playground of petty insults and retaliation – which is slightly amusing, but there has to be a limit right?

Here are a few times that local celebrities were simply far too petty on Twitter…


Somizi couldn’t help throwing some shade in the direction of his ex-bestie, Bonang Matheba, when he compared the performance of their two books.


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Former Miss World contestant, Emma Wareus

What does a pageant winner from Botswana have to do with South African Twitter? Emma Wareus tweeted her name into folklore when she schooled Bonang (aka ‘Champagne Darling’) Matheba on how to pronounce ‘Moët’.