Mmusi Maimane was ragged on social media yesterday after mistakenly saying '44/10 South Africans don't have jobs.
Some even suggested he needed the #WooliesWaterChallenge, which had trended a few days earlier after four young men posted a video of themselves speaking Zulu, drinking Woolworth's bottled water showing it to 'have magical powers', and then their accents change.
Exquisite ... I tell you , Boet!!! 😩😭🤒🤣 pic.twitter.com/HkHliUzXK3— DJ Fresh (Big Dawg) (@DJFreshSA) March 11, 2019
He certainly took the jibing in good spirits and came back with a video doing just that. In the latest video he repeats his error that 44 out of 10 households don't have jobs.
'No, no let me drink this water' he says
He takes a swig of the Woolies water and then...
'Ohhhh, 40% of our households don't have an income coming in, 4 out of 10 adults in this country don't work. we must keep it going, we must keep it flowing.— Mmusi Maimane, Leader - Democratic Alliance
Some people took to Twitter and said it was pretty annoying but he was being a good sport - especially for a politician.
Here was his original blunder:
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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : [WATCH] Mmusi takes it on the chin, drinks Woolies water and gets '4/10' right