Celebrities that have worked their way to the top after being fired

We have seen these celebrities making headlines for good and bad reasons, from new ventures to being dismissed, their stories are amongst the most inspirational. Here’s why.

DJ Sbu

In 2015 DJ Sbu was fired from Metro FM after he pulled a marketing stunt during his slot knowing that presenters were not allowed to promote unsponsored brands, the DJ got dismissal papers which also affected his presence as the host of Friends Like These shortly after that, however that seemed to be the beginning of his reign as an entrepreneur as he has since launched his own online radio station, managed to push his Mofaya empire and recently got a show back on SABC.

Sophie Ndaba

Sophie Ndaba was amongst the actors that got fired at Generations in 2014 after they decided to strike illegally instead of showing up for recordings, the actress has since then built her events company which is now flourishing and is now working on her own reality show, while pitching other shows, the point is Sophie is still queening.



Sammy Sosa

Media personality Sammy Sosa has been through the most in the industry. Having co-hosted with Mo-flava on Metro FM, according to reports found on Sunday World, Sammy Sosa was allegedly fired because of her dishonesty regarding her health. Years later looking at Sammy Sosa now who now hosts a lunch time show on Touch HD and is now a mother of two boys. We don’t want to speak for her but according to the ‘gram, she’s in a happy space.

Khaya Dladla

Khaya Dladla’s story might be more recent than the others, the actor was fired from SABC 1’s number one soapie Uzalo. Reasons are not so clear as yet, however, all we know, judging from his ‘gram, he seems to be doing just fine.

Source: Zalebs


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