Six celebs tell us how #day1 o

Image supplied

Six celebs tell us how #day1 of the lockdown is going

With the lockdown in effect, several local stars have shared their experience of day one of the three week confinement period.

Six celebs tell us how #day1 o

Image supplied

South Africa is already halfway through the government imposed lockdown and for celebrities who have had their work suspended and cancelled, they have found creative ways to stay busy and motivated.

Zenande Mfenyana on home workouts during lockdown

The Queen actress Zenande Mfenyana hopped on Twitter to reveal that she would be staying fit and healthy by practising a home work out routine with her cousin. The actress has not had to report for duty as production on The Queen has been halted due to the lockdown.

Rami Chuene unable to bury her aunt

Veteran actress and author Rami Chuene sent out a heartbreaking tweet about not being able to bury her aunt who died in Limpopo. Chuene is self-isolating with her children in Gauteng. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s regulations include a ban on weddings and gatherings that have over 50 people. The government has also discouraged people from travelling to rural areas during the lockdown in a bid to limit the rate of infection. 

Boity Thulo: Anxious and overwhelmed

BET Own your Throne reality star and rapper Boity Thulo said she was feeling anxious and overwhelmed by the onset of the lockdown. The Ba Kae rapper was one of the celebrities who had advocated for Ramaphosa to institute a lockdown.

Business as usual for Mo Flava

It is business as usual for some artists who work in the broadcast industry. Radio presenter and DJ, Mo Flava posted that he was still reporting for duty at the Metro FM studios where he hosts the popular breakfast show.

Simphiwe Dana’s ‘songs to quarantine to’

Locally, musicians have banded together to release music that urges the public to stop panic buying. Singer Simphiwe Dana has gone one step further and released her new album, Bamako which she says is the perfect soundtrack for the quarantine period.

Hulisani Ravele inspiring others

For the past year, TV presenter Hulisani Ravele and has been creating one minute clips to inspire her audience. While she took a brief hiatus she has returned with a new clip which she says will become more regular over the next 20 days.

“Although the times are so uncertain and a lot of us have fear in different aspects of our lives may you find the courage to truly be still and use this next two weeks to check in on yourself and to check your spirit. Grow yourself, know yourself,” she said.