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Pearl Thusi’s post about friendships left locals speculating. Image via @djzinhle/Instagram

‘Zinhle is fake’: SA reacts as Pearl Thusi discusses toxic friendships

Pearl Thusi left many speculating after discussing toxic friendships in a TikTok video. Many assumed she is referring to DJ Zinhle.

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Pearl Thusi’s post about friendships left locals speculating. Image via @djzinhle/Instagram

South African actress and media personality Pearl Thusi recently took to TikTok to discuss friendships and knowing when the right time is to exit one. The post comes months after fans began wondering why she and musician DJ Zinhle were no longer as close as they were before. The friendship explanation clip led many people to believe that Pearl was actually throwing shade at Zinhle.

Many of them headed to the comment section to discuss her and Zinhle’s friendship. Others simply defended Zinhle when mean comments were made about her.

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Pearl Thusi sheds some light on her failed friendship, SA jumps on Zinhle

Once upon a time, the 34-year-old Isono actress and DJ Zinhle — Ntombezinhle Jiyane — were friendship goals.

The pair — who were almost inseparable —posted snaps from their vacations, shopping trips, and night outs on social media.

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Pearl Thusi and DJ Zinhle were besties once upon a time. Image via Twitter @DJZinhle

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And then one day, it just stopped. Naturally, South Africans had questions for the celebs but the questions were never answered.

Until now when Pearl decided to make a TikTok explaining how she left two friendships.

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Mzansi weighs in

While the actress didn’t specify whether she was talking about Zinhle, many locals assumed she was.

Take a look at some of the things they had to say about Pearl’s little explanation:

@thefruityo wrote:

“Glad she left that friendship….women like Zinhle aren’t good friends, and they never will be. They “run” generally relationships on their terms…be it friendship or. They think life revolves around them and is all about them”

@gemini_mercury commented:

“But the relationship ka Pearl and Zinhle had some peer pressure vibe :face_with_hand_over_mouth: It started as a rebound friendship when Bonang was a common enemy… Keeping faces and all :face_with_peeking_eye:

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