"Of all the women he has brought home, Don Zella is the one I love most... She didn't come to cheat him... She also bought me two suits and shoes," Mirundi said when he was talking to a BBS TV reporter.
My son chose a good woman in ‘Don Zella, she bought me 2 suits and shoes’ - Mirundi
Political analyst Joseph Tamale Mirundi said that he was okay with his son being romantically involved with socialite Nalongo Don Zella, real name Sheila Nadege.
Tamale Mirundi Junior dated Zella, who is about 10 years his senior, for a year, give or take.
During that period, he moved into her house, becoming social media fodder as netizens said he had broke tradition and got married to a woman.
His father's conversation with the reporter went like this.
Mirundi: "He is waiting for Don Zella."
Reporter: "What?... You said your son is waiting for Don Zella?"
Reporter: "Will he manage? Does he have the dowry?"
Mirundi: "But it's Don Zella that's ponying up."
Reporter: "You're giving up your son?"
Mirundi: "Do you think he will learn from young girls? He will learn from old women that have the skills, so by the time he gets a young girl, he is already good."
Reporter: "What impression are you giving young men?"
Mirundi: "Can I take him to buy meat that he wants to eat? Am I the one going to enjoy it? He is the one who chooses, whether to buy fresh or old meat?"
Reporter: "How do you feel about your son being chased from the girlfriend's house?"
Mirundi: "No, he is learning. Let him face the challenges and learn."
Reporter: "Have you sat with him to advice him?"
Mirundi: "What do you want me to counsel him about? How many families do I have? I have many wives and families. If he can't work for himself, let him learn the hard way."
Mirundi Junior, who was seated next to his dad as he was being interviewed, said he is now single.
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