With his surprise reveal masked singer sa, Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane wanted to break the mold on how politicians are usually viewed.
Build One SA party leader (Bosa) surprised many over the weekend when his prolific face behind the warrior was revealed.
Maimani enticed viewers, panel of regular detectives (Somizi Mhlongo, J’Something, Sithelo Shozi, Skhumba Hlophe) and guest judge Thabo “Tbo Touch” Molefe with his show easy by Commodore.
“I don’t know why people were shocked by this… People may have had a certain image of me when I was inside DA. They saw me and surrounded me in a certain way but I think now they’re starting to see who I am. I feel like there’s a return to South Africa, which I love,” he said. Site Sweetan on Monday.
“I think this is the time when we stop thinking that politicians are bots and can only be thought of in one way only in which case humanity is sometimes lost.
“I also wanted to be a part of something that would break the mold and change the idea that politicians are serious people who hardly have fun. In fact, one of the songs I was working on before I got fired is ‘John Legend’ normal people. “
Maimani is the sixth celebrity face to be revealed, joining soccer (Dr. Kumalo), zebra (The Lizzie Makuti), rooster (Victor Mattfield), banana (Bungani Bengoa) and hippopotamus (David Kao).
The 43-year-old added that another reason he was on the show was because of his wife and children, who were huge fans of the international version.
“We as a very tight family, so we often watch TV shows together and rugby matches. When I found out The Masked Singer Coming to SA, I was so happy. When the producer, Anele Mdoda, called me and asked if I’d consider being on the show, I thought to myself that just for the sake of my kids, it would be fun to surprise them… hence I said “yes” Maiman said.