Fame and politics are not joined at the hip as the recent August 8 polls have shown.
Many celebrities who had thrown themselves in the political bandwagon found themselves in the cold after their popularity failed to equate to the votes at the ballot.
While it was not all dark and gloom, some sailed through after getting overwhelming support in the areas they stood for elective seats such as Jaguar and Babu Owino.
The flamboyant businessman was in a crucial battle with Jubilee’s Charles Kanyi (Jaguar) for the Starehe parliamentary seat.
He came 2nd with 38, 294 votes in a pool that had attracted 8 candidates.
The celebrated activist was in a titanic race with other showbiz heavyweights, Jaguar and Mbogo for the Starehe parliamentary seat.
He came 3rd with 15, 877 votes out of 8 candidates. Jaguar was the eventual winner.
Frasha had secured a ticket to run for a MCA seat to represent Athi River Township.
Cannibal had sought the Mtopanga MCA seat during the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party primaries but lost.