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Sizwe Dhlomo is catching strays online again. Images via Twitter: @sizwedhlomo

Sizwe Dhlomo catches strays for saying children are a burden

Sizwe Dhlomo found himself face to face with an angry parent mob after he said kids are a financial, emotional and psychological burden.

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Sizwe Dhlomo is catching strays online again. Images via Twitter: @sizwedhlomo

South African media personality Sizwe Dhlomo has been catching strays since Monday this week after he shared the reason why he doesn’t want children. According to Dhlomo, children are a burden in more ways than one and require people to make huge sacrifices in their lives. ( His statement didn’t sit well with social media users who slammed him for calling kids burdens.

His close friend Anele Mdoda soon weighed in on the chat and tried to defend Sizwe from trolls who were extremely bothered by what he had to say.

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Sizwe Dhlomo catches strays after callings kids burdens

If there is one thing about Sizwe. Dhlomo, it is that he always says what he thinks online — controversial or not.

The Kaya FM radio host recently found himself faced with an angry mob of parents after he opened up about why having children is not always a great idea.

According to Sizwe, children are a burden in a number of ways, financially, emotionally and even physically.

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Sizwe Dhlomo says kids are a burden. Image via Instagram @sizwedhlomo

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He also added that having children requires people to sacrifice a lot.

“Are you being serious right now? It’s a financial burden, emotional burden, social burden, physical burden, psychological burden… do you want me to go on? Essentially everything about having kids requires personal sacrifice,” he responded to an angry Twitter user who called him out for calling kids burdens.

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Anele – and the rest of Mzansi – weigh in

Things soon got heated on the timeline as Sizwe went back and forth with app users on whether or not having kids is a good idea.

Weighing in on the matter, 947 Breakfast Club host Anele Mdoda said:

“I think wanting to leave a legacy comes with wanting things to go well for your kids and kids kids and kids kids kids. Like being a Kennedy opens doors for them and that’s why I think we want to leave legacy so your family has an upper hand generationally. @SizweDhlomo,” she wrote.

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