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#StateCaptureMovieTitles: Twitter's play on the Gupta jobs saga

Social media users have reacted to the latest developments using a series of famous movie titles.

The recent developments involving the controversial Gupta family have inspired a clever play on existing movie titles, this one stems from the classic mob drama, 'The Godfather'. Picture: Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - The latest news unfolding on the Gupta jobs saga has inspired some colorful reaction from South Africans on Twitter, this time under the hashtag #StateCaptureMovieTitles.

Late yesterday after days of speculation, Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas confirmed he met with members of the Gupta family, who offered him the position of minister of finance.

This comes less than a day after the Gupta's denied ever meeting former African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament (MP) Vytjie Mentor, and dismissed claims she was offered a ministerial post.

The suggestive tweets are mostly humorous takes on movie titles, accompanied by pretty cool promotional posters.

I AM GUPTA #StateCaptureMovieTitles pic.twitter.com/x2PzqLoscM

Despicable me

#StateCaptureMovieTitles pic.twitter.com/L3Fm7tofLP

Two and a half men #StateCaptureMovieTitles

I know it's not a movie, but still... pic.twitter.com/6zlAOjwVqs

Bribe The Beloved Country #StateCaptureMovieTitles

Crouching Gupta, Hidden Zuma #StateCaptureMovieTitles

Jonas Unchained #StateCaptureMovieTitles #McebisiJonas

Staight Outta Saxonwald #StateCaptureMovieTitles

...Captain South Africa: Civil War #StateCaptureMovieTitles pic.twitter.com/wk8gWt9B2Z

"I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse" #StateCaptureMovieTitles #GuptaGate pic.twitter.com/18OsYkV5Ke

The Gupt, the Bad and the Ugly #StateCaptureMovieTitles https://t.co/2ZrCitoG7S

Vytjie Mentor & the chamber of secrets #StateCaptureMovieTitles pic.twitter.com/q4EllVAGkZ

The so called state capture is expected to top the agenda at this weekend's all-important ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting.

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