Themba Mabaso says he’ll proceed together with his plan of increasing his tattoo store and work arduous to attempt to construct his mom a home.
He was fairly positive he had the sport within the palm of his hand.
When the final three Huge Brother housemates had been standing ready for who will likely be evicted subsequent, and his title was known as, his coronary heart sank and an enormous gulp of saliva hit his throat. He was devastated.
Themba “Dracula” Mabaso (30) says he anticipated to win or a minimum of be within the prime two.
The votes confirmed he had 26,13% votes, whereas Gershwin ‘Gash1’ Mthombeni had 29,17% and Mphowabadimo received by 36,45%.
“I believed I knew the sport and had performed it nicely as a result of I used to be on all people’s thoughts, messing up their minds. They didn’t see me coming,” he tells Drum.
“I had the home consuming out of the palm of my hand, virtually. After I had temper swings, that will have an effect on the home. If I used to be quiet, or blissful, everybody would see, and I used to manage the home. I seen that all the things I did affected everybody’s temper from after I arrived, and I used this to maneuver my approach into the home. I by some means managed how individuals felt and their ideas in a approach.”
Themba believes he performed the sport nicely, he didn’t see anybody both than him or Mphowabadimo profitable.
“I used to be positive I’d win, however it’s what it’s, we transfer. I’m disillusioned however I’m additionally blissful that somebody like Mpho received. I’m very blissful for her,” he says.
Whereas some on social media say he seemed bitter after Mphowabadimo received the competitors, he says he’s blissful for her.
“Folks cannot anticipate me to not be disillusioned. It’s unrealistic. I had large plans for the R2 million however I’m blissful Mpho received. At one level within the sport, Huge Brother requested me who I believe ought to take the cash if not me, and I confidently stated Mphowabadimo. I’m very blissful for her. We’re nonetheless excellent buddies.”
Going into the Huge Brother home, Themba needed to be himself and never fake to be anybody else.
“I’m like this in actual life, a straight talker and like individuals with a fantastic sense of humour. I’m quiet, I plan and discuss when must. I prefer to maintain a small group of individuals round me however as a result of there have been lots of people in the home, I needed to be slightly bit extra open,” he says.
The tattoo store proprietor and musician from Alexandra township had large plans for the prize, which he’ll nonetheless comply with via.
“My plan was to get an even bigger tattoo store and increase the enterprise. I needed to construct a home for my mom after which spend money on my music. The plan was to launch a number of songs after profitable. There was loads I deliberate across the cash however now that I don’t have it, I’ll nonetheless stick with it doing the identical however slowly and taking my time with the cash I’ve.”
Themba won’t let the chance go to waste and he appreciates the assist and publicity he acquired for his enterprise and his profession.
“What was meant to occur did, I can’t be mad at that. I’ve large plans and never profitable doesn’t imply I’m not able to making the R2 million in different methods,” he says.
He additionally appreciates having made actual friendships in the home.
“I used to be by no means a individuals’s particular person previous to the sport. I used to be a lone ranger, moody, simply taking part in the sport alone. I didn’t have one explicit individual that I bought near however Dinky cracked me up. I cherished her sense of humour and I spent plenty of tie together with her. Acacia was humorous. Mpho additionally made me giggle. I like humorous individuals as a result of I do know I’m not too talkative. In the long run, I turned shut with Libo and Tulz. I didn’t actually have a least favorite however I had individuals who made me giggle and overlook the pressures of the home.”
His hardest second on the Huge Brother home was waking up early within the morning for the exercises.
“I’m not a morning particular person. I’m too grumpy, and I like doing issues at my most well-liked time. However I needed to be a part of the group.”
Themba has not but been on social media to see individuals’s reactions however he’s blissful concerning the assist that landed him within the prime three.
“The truth that I made it this far means there was assist from individuals and I’ll ceaselessly be grateful to the pole who believed in imply saved me in the home. I am unable to thank them sufficient.”