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Social Media reacts to actress Connie Ferguson wearing a crop top – PIC

South African-based Motswana actress, filmmaker, producer, and businesswoman, a former Generations star Connie Ferguson is currently trending on social media. This after a picture of her wearing a crop top that revealed her abs went viral on X. Soon, people were discussing whether or not it is appropriate for a woman in her 50s to be dressing that way.

X users also brought up the fact that former University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgeti Phakeng was once blasted for revealing her belly button in a crop top.

Connie Ferguson

Many of us 90s babies grew up watching Connie Ferguson play Karabo Moroka on the popular prime-time TV drama, Generations.

These days, we all enjoy her fitness videos and watching her create the body of most of our dreams.

Connie Ferguson

With all of the hard work and effort that she puts into keeping shape, naturally, she looks amazing in everything she puts on even crop tops.

In fact, a photo of her looking absolutely radiant in a cream-coloured crop top has left quite an impression on social media users.

While many gushed over how great she looks, others brought up the fact that Prof Phakeng once had to defend herself from trolls when she revealed her tummy online.

Many people headed to the comment section to share their thoughts on ageism and policing women and what they choose to wear at any age.

A lot of X users compliment Connie on looking this great.

“Prof is in the education space. What part of that dont you understand. There you need to lead by example,” one person commented while another added:

“Mind You, they’re both in their 50s but they’ll tell you that Prof is an academic and Connie an actress as if academics don’t have lives outside of academia. Both are women in their 50s who look amazing.”

“This app is so full of hypocrites, their perception always changes depending on who is involved.” a third added.

In other news – Wedding bells for Makhadzi & her rich Cape Town-based businessman

Well-known South African musician, Makhadzi, and former Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandela (TTM) Football Club owner, Lawrence Mulaudzi, could be walking down the aisle soon. This is according to sources who told ZiMoja that the businessman asked for the singer’s hand in marriage in December 2023.


In the same month, the Petroleum, Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA) chose Mulaudzi’s company, Equator Holdings, to bankroll exploration of its offshore gas reserves and rebuild critical gas infrastructure in a R3.8 billion deal with Russia’s Gazprombank. Read More