Gershwin Mthombeni also known as Gash 1, who was at the Big Brother Mzansi house first made it to the top 5, after eliminations he made it to the top two. The other competitor being Mphowabadimo. He is a 24-year-old fashion designer and entrepreneur from Pretoria, Soshanguve. Gershwin identifies himself as a “normal man” who has a wide range of interests and abilities, “I’m a highly creative person, I’m imaginative; I’m able to think outside the box’’ said Gash.
He enjoys providing people with advise and motivation since he is deeply spiritual. Mr Gash1 competed against 17 other competitors for a prize of R2 million (South African Rand) (equivalent to N54 million Nigerian Naira) at the Big Brother House. During their time of stay at the house there was elimination rounds from 17 contestants, Gash made it through till top 2 where he lost to Mphowabadimo who happens to be the first female to win Big Brother Mzansi.
According to social media trolls these top two competitor were the most bashed and who happened to not be liked by most twitter fans. Gash1’s goal for attending Big Brother Mzansi is simple: money. He intended to use the money to fund a few entrepreneurial endeavour. “It’s a platform for me to develop.” He warned his Housemates to prepare for “a lot of noise.”
I’m a talkative individual. I’m planning on flirting with the females.” Gash said. He did just that he was quite a flirt, he was later known to be ‘Gash 1 wa Thato’ Since meeting in the competition, the lovebirds have been dishing Mzansi couple goals up until Thato was eliminated.
By: Palesa Maneli.