logo
  Instagram/dojacat
Instagram/dojacat

Doja Cat's Father Dumisani Dlamini Responds to Daughter's Claims That She Has Never Met Him

Olawale Ogunjimi
Apr 27, 2020
09:30 P.M.

South African actor and producer, Dumisani Dlamini, finally responds to his daughter, Doja Cat's allegations and he claims that all efforts to contact the singer failed.

Advertisement

In a radio interview on a South African channel called "Morning Flava," South African acting legend Dumisani Dlamini, the father of the famous singer, Doja Cat, responded to the allegations she made against him, claiming that she had never met him. The actor said:

"That's my baby girl, and I love her, and she loves me. What I can say is that I have been looking for my daughter as well."

Photo of Dumisani Dlamini during an interview session | Photo: Youtube /  Multimedia LIVE

Photo of Dumisani Dlamini during an interview session | Photo: Youtube / Multimedia LIVE

Dlamini went on to explain the estrangement, saying that for a long time, he had reached out to the singer through her entertainment managers, but they had never given him the chance to connect with her.

The actor thought that her company was afraid that if they reunited, she would disappear. He explained from his own perspective that the issue had blown up all over the internet because his daughter is a superstar, and so is he.

Advertisement

He confessed that long before her fame, Doja Cat had tried all she could to find him, and she did! He said that they even spoke and connected.

Advertisement

Doja's allegations surfaced from a chat she had with Whoopi Goldberg.

On April 22, a video of Doja Cat, whose real name is Amalaratna, meeting Whoopi Goldberg backstage at the "Late Night Show with Seth Meyers," was released. While chatting, she told the actress that she had never met her father.

Advertisement

Whoopi starred in the 1992 film "Sarafina" alongside Dumisani. Goldberg had been shocked after the "Candy" crooner told her who her father was. Doja said:

"I'm just thinking about my dad because he was in Sarafina! Yeah, so seeing you and meeting you is like the craziest thing."

Whoopi then went on to tell Doja that her father was a good man, but sadly, the singer did not know enough about him to share what she thought about Dumisani's character.

Photo of Dumisani Dlamini during an interview session | Photo: Youtube /  Multimedia LIVE

Photo of Dumisani Dlamini during an interview session | Photo: Youtube / Multimedia LIVE

Opening up about her father, the "Cookie Jar" songstress admitted that she knew Dlamini was supportive of her career and often left sweet messages on some of her Instagram posts.

Advertisement

In another interview, Dumisani revealed that he had met Doja's mother, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer, after the promotional tour of "Sarafina" and decided to stay in America.

The 56-year-old said he was not able to shake off the feeling of being homesick, and after 15 years in America, he decided to go back to his home, South Africa.

Despite what appears to be an unpleasant estrangement between the two, Dumisani still maintained his stand that he and Doja Cat had an amicable relationship despite being apart for almost all of her life.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Related posts

Tom Cruise, Estranged from His Daughter, Has Been Sending Birthday Gifts to a Former Child Star for Years — Why?

April 18, 2024

What Did Tom Cruise Do the Day after Missing His Daughter Suri's Graduation?

July 01, 2024

Keanu Reeves Proved He Is Not Father of 4 Kids with DNA Test - Their Mother Still Doubted Its Result

July 13, 2024

'Wow': Brad Pitt's Daughter Shiloh Shocks Fans with Her 'Crazy' Dance Moves in Choreo Video

May 15, 2024

This Superstar’s Homeless Daughter Lived in Car & Asked for Help While He Donated $70M to University Where Another Daughter Studies

July 12, 2024

Dr. Dre’s Homeless Daughter Lived in Car & Asked for Help While He Donated $70M to University Where Another Daughter Studies

March 21, 2024

What Happened to Kathy Griffin after Her Failed Eye Surgery – Her Transformation

May 22, 2024

All My Life My Father Blamed Me for My Mother's Passing, Then He Gets Taught a Lesson – Story of the Day

May 10, 2024

9 Celebs Who Looked Totally Different in Their Youth – Pics to Compare

June 12, 2024

Anthony Hopkins Left His Only Child When She Was a Toddler - They Had a Reunion but It Did Not Last Long

March 21, 2024

Owen Wilson’s Blonde Young Sons Spotted in Rare Sighting — Users ‘Feel Bad’ for His Alleged Neglected Daughter

April 24, 2024

Tom Cruise’s First Photo in Years with His Two Grown-Up Adopted Kids Becomes a Topic of Discussion

May 09, 2024

I Told My Parents to Pay Me Back My College Tuition If They Want a Relationship

March 15, 2024

Am I Wrong for Disinviting My Dad on the Morning of My Wedding after What He Did?

March 19, 2024