Lasizwe Dambuza

‘His acting is bad’: ‘DurbanGen’ viewers react to Lazizwe joining the show.
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‘His acting is bad’: ‘Durban Gen’ viewers react to Lazizwe joining the show

YouTuber and reality star Lasizwe Dambuza is being criticised for his new role in’s telenovela ‘Durban Gen’.

Lasizwe Dambuza

‘His acting is bad’: ‘DurbanGen’ viewers react to Lazizwe joining the show.
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YouTuber Lasizwe Dambuza is being trolled for his new role in Durban-based telenovela Durban Gen.  

Fans of the show have taken to social media to lambast Dambuza and have stated that he won’t be a good actor.  

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Durban Gen viewers are unhappy that YouTuber and reality star – Lasizwe Dambuza has scored a role on the Stained Glass TV production.   

Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela announced that he will flex his acting muscles on the show.

Viewers of the telenovela are wondering how the media personality bagged the role when there are so many unemployed and professionally trained actors in the country.   

Fans have already predicted that Dambuza won’t ace his role and are furious with producers for ‘giving him the role’.   

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The YouTuber is related to Khanyi Mbau who is working with Stained Glass TV on the second season of The Wife where she plays the role of Zandile.   

Mbau also worked on Stained Glass TV production – Uzalo where she played the role of Lady Di.   

The reality star and actress also appeared on shows such as Muvhango and acted in Netflix’s rom-com Happiness Is A Four Letter Word.  

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“Just feel sorry for those who actually studied for acting and those who are still thinking of doing it.”

“The entertainment industry is fu*ked and I don’t think it’s can be fixed, it has gone too far.”


“The acting industry has been fu*ked.”

“They go for popularity more than talent.”

“The world’s greatest actors went to school but here if you go to school you get ignored.”  


“People at acting schools are wasting their time there if people from the internet are taking their jobs.”

“The new way of doing things in South Africa is being popular on the internet, that’s the paper to get anywhere.”  


“Durban Gen must just pull the plug end 9f season.”

“Yes they tried but ai khona they failing dismally.”

“That’s why they always bringing people with lot of followers so their numbers could go up.”