South African cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, famously known as Zapiro, is known for his doodles depicting local politicians in the most brutally honest way, which always get people talking. But a misleading old fake cartoon that has resurfaced posing as a Zapiro original is causing an unnecessary stir on Twitter and Facebook.
The cartoon resurfaced in light of President Jacob Zuma’s visit to the hospital this past weekend. It shows the president getting a colonoscopy and his brain appearing on the doctor’s screen.
Zapiro then had to come to his defence for the second time over this particular cartoon by posting an article that he wrote when the fake version originally came up, proving its falsity by pointing out clear errors in the cartoon.
While the confusion continues to be cleared around this, it is still not known who created the fake version.[Images – Zapiro]