Actors Simosibucayi Buthelezi and Sifiso Sibiya set the record straight on rumours that they are father and son. The two actors may look alike, but they are not father and son.
Simosibucayi Buthelezi and Sifiso Sibiya said fans have been asking them if they are father and son.
They said at first, the questions surprised them because they were not aware that they looked alike.
Simosibucayi, who plays Screwdriver on Uzalo, said he is always with Sifiso because they are best friends, but they didn’t know that they look alike until they were made aware by the fans.
“I’ve been getting questions whether Sifiso is my father. When I heard the question for the first time, I laughed thinking that the fan was just joking.
“But this thing became serious when more fans asked me the same question. Sifiso and I hang out together often. We are friends but we are not related,” said Simosibucayi.
He said he doesn’t get upset when the fans ask the question.
“Some think I deny my father. But I don’t, we might look alike but I am not his son. We are humans after all and we are God’s creations so we must not be surprised if we look alike,” said Simosibucayi.
Sifiso, who plays Babu Gumede on Durban Gen, said one fan even told him to do a DNA test.
“I like it when people say we look like or we are related. He is my friend, we have a lot in common including the looks. One fan told me to conduct a DNA test and show the results in public. Well, that was funny and unnecessary. And I’m not going to do that to prove that we are not related,” said Sifiso.
He said although they spend a lot of time together, they don’t take photos. They focus on enjoying being together as friends.