Doja Cat’s South African Father Slammed for Using Her Name to Chase Clout: “Deadbeat Dad With No Shame”

Doja Cat’s South African Father Slammed for Using Her Name to Chase Clout: “Deadbeat Dad With No Shame”

  • Celebrity Skin rapper Doja Cat won her first Grammy Award at the recently held awards ceremony in Las Vegas
  • The star, whose real name is Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, took home the award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for the song Kiss Me More featuring SZA
  • Doja Cat's father took the opportunity to celebrate her win with a post on his Instagram, but peeps accused him of clout chasing

Doja Cat's doting father, South African actor Dumisani Dlamini has been accused of using his daughter's fame to seek relevance.

Dlamini recently took to his Instagram page to share a picture of his rapper daughter following her Grammy award win.

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Doja Cat's South African father has been accused of using his daughter's fame to seek relevance. Image: Getty Images and @official_dumisanidlamini
Source: UGC

According to IOL, the Sarafina star was dragged by social media users for being a deadbeat father who only wanted to ride on his daughter's success prompting him to delete the post.

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Dlamini posted a picture of his daughter holding the gong and wrote:

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“Just wanted to thank everyone who supported my child Zandile. God bless you all”.
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Doja Cat’s South African father called out for using her name to seek relevance. Image: @MaqPaulM/Twitter
Source: Twitter

Twitter users mopped the floor with him. Many called him out for congratulating a daughter he has never even met.

@thobie4me said:

"Deadbeat fathers may not have the time nor any care for their children, but one thing they have is the audacity."

@LiveSmil3 added:

"Just saw an Instagram post of Dumisani Dlamini (Doja’s ‘dad’) thanking everyone for supporting his daughter. South African deadbeats are another breed."

SZA accused of using crutches at the Grammys for clout, shares proof of broken ankle previously reported that Hit Different singer SZA hobbled her way on crutches to the Grammys stage to accept her first gong on April 3.

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The star who won the award for Best Pop Duo for her hit Kiss Me More featuring Doja Cat revealed that she had sprained her ankle hours before the event.

According to People, SZA explained the funny story of how she ended up limping and needing crutches to walk.

The publication reported that the star said she fell out of bed before the Grammy awards. She said:

"It's very funny because I fell out of bed right before it was time to like leave and get ready for this, like the day before."


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