Domestic abuse can happen to anyone. Whilst people in the public eye might choose to keep quiet to avoid being in the news, somehow it always comes to light. With that being said, even our gender based violence occurs in around our celebrities. And sometimes celebs are not victims, they are the abusers. This month’s Editors Choice focuses on celebrities who have been accused of gender based violence.
Check out SA celebrities who have been accused of women abuse below:
He has been named in numerous domestic disputes and allegations of violence against women. He had also once let his dog attack a journalist whom he had invited to his home for an interview.
Tales that remain fresh in the minds of South Africans.
TLady Zamar accused Sjava of cheating on his wife to be with her, and hiding his marital status. His apparent unfaithfulness and propensity for lying pushed Lady Zamar to the edge, but she revealed that she bottled-up most of her feelings and thoughts on the matter until very recently:
I was abused ( verbally and once sexually) and used.. I was lied to and cheated on..
Back in 2012, Euphonik was embroiled in a domestic violence case involving Bonang Matheba. She laid a criminal charge against him but later withdrew it.
Back in 2015, Bricks was accused of domestic abuse and rape. Brickz was arrested for allegedly moering his girlfriend and threatening to kill her.
Back in 2011 Jub Jub was charged with domestic abuse after getting into a fight with the mother of his child and now ex Kelly Khumalo
Actress Reshoketswe ‘Shoki’ Sebotsane previosly opened up about her abusive marriage to actor husband Sello Sebotsane in an interview with Drum Magazine.
Domestic abuse can happen to anyone. Whilst people in the public eye might choose to keep quiet to avoid being in the news, somehow it always comes to light. Sometimes celebs are not victims, they are the abusers. Check out SA Celebrities Who Have Been Accused Of Women Abuse: Part2
Oscar’s domestic abuse ended with his girlfriend dead. There were also claims of domestic disturbances, violent outbursts with his previous girlfriends.
2. George Lebese
Lebese was arrested back in 2015 and charged with assault and damage to property after he beat his girlfriend.
Makhaya Ntini was accused of raping his neighbor in a stadium toilet. He maintained he simply gave the woman a lift during a storm and the charges were later dropped.
Rakhale allegedly had an argument with his girlfriend over a WhatsApp contact on her phone, which was apparently saved as ‘Love’ when he noticed it he assaulted his girlfriend with a car charger and manhandled her.
The rapper was charged and jailed for a month in Australia for indecent assault and assault with indecent intent on a fellow artist as she slept in her hotel room.
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