The sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial service who was called a fake by the deaf community talked to CNN and said, "My portfolio shows that I have been a champion of what I have been doing." Thamsanqa Jantjie said he stands be his work and said, "I have never in my life had anything that said I have interpreted wrong. For the deaf association, if they think that I have done a wrong interpretation, I ask forgiveness." Last year Jantjie came under fire for his interpreting as well. 



 

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The sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial service who was called a fake by the deaf community talked to CNN and said, "My portfolio shows that I have been a champion of what I have been doing." Thamsanqa Jantjie said he stands be his work and said, "I have never in my life had anything that said I have interpreted wrong. For the deaf association, if they think that I have done a wrong interpretation, I ask forgiveness." Last year Jantjie came under fire for his interpreting as well. 

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