Mama Joy

Renaldo Gouws, Mama Joy and her boyfriend. Images via X, TikTok

‘Let’s hope his bank balance remains healthy’: Renaldo Gouws to Mama Joy

‘Low-key feels like you want her for yourself’: Fans slam Renaldo Gouws for his ‘obsession’ with Mama Joy after she gushed over her partner.

Mama Joy

Renaldo Gouws, Mama Joy and her boyfriend. Images via X, TikTok

Democratic Alliance (DA) councillor Renaldo Gouws is not backing down in his allegations against Springboks superfan Mama Joy and the Department of Sports Arts and Culture following her trip to France for the Rugby World Cup 2023.

Since the world cup, the politician has repeatedly alleged in his posts that Mama Joy’s superfan career has been funded by the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture. Gouws has also expressed that he is against having her as the only sports fan who attends major sporting events “at the expense of taxpayers.”

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Although the world cup is over, Gouws is still on Mama Joy’s case.

On Sunday, the politician responded to the Royal AM number one supporter after she gushed over her partner who showered her with luxury gifts.

This comes after DA councillor suggested in an X post that she purchased the items with taxpayers’ money.

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Taking to her social media on Saturday, Mama Joy hit back at Gouws by thanking her new man for the designer items he had bought for her.

Mama Joy shared images of her gifts as well as snaps of her man which were shot after he took her on a shopping spree and got her luxury Gucci items as well as a gold locket bracelet with the words “Je t’aime” – French for “I love you”.

“What about this? My man has got taste. Thanks Babe for the gifts. What do you think SA? I am a lucky woman neh?” she wrote.

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Responding to Mama Joy’s “love lives here” post, Gouws said: “When love is measured by the gifts you receive. Let’s hope his bank balance remains healthy because the lower it gets the more fights will break out.”


Gouws’ comment was slammed by netizens as they accused him of being obsessed with Mama Joy, saying he “wants her for himself.”

“My bru… Aren’t you a bit obsessed with @joychauke5 You made your point about her being a superfan sponsored by @GovernmentZA. But why this? Would you like people to make judgment calls about why you and your wife are together?” @NickolausBauer said.

“Low-key feels like you want her for yourself,” @manez134 said. To which Gouws replied: “Been with the love of my life for 19 years. No thanks.”

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