Bonang demands K500 within 10 days of a Youtuber who claimed to have put AKA on drugs

Bonang demands K500 within 10 days of a Youtuber who claimed to have put AKA on drugs

Mzansi’s favorite radio and television temperament Bonang Matheba is standing up for herself associate degreed creating an example out of Youtuber Rea Gopane. Queen B’s name has been dragged through the mud many times and now she is spit hearth with a proceedings from her lawyers.

Rea Gopane could be a Youtuber WHO is one half ‘The Rea and Black Step Podcast’ and on the ninth of might he created defaming accusations concerning AKA and Bonang on the channel. Rea mentioned, throughout their spoken communication concerning AKA and his late betrothed oil ‘Nelli’ Tembe, that TV and radio host Siyabonga ‘Scoop’ Ngwekazi had told them that AKA is on hard drug and he was introduced to the medicine by Bonang Matheba.

With Nelli’s father, Moses Tembe, having mentioned medicine and alcohol as a number of the contributory factors to her death throughout her memorial service, Rea went on to link that speech to the knowledge he claims Scoop had told him and his fellow host once one among their episodes.

“Scoop told North American nation that AKA is on coke, and Bonang is that the one that got him into hard drug. Scoop told North American nation that, bro, once the interview we have a tendency to had him right here at this place,” Rea had same to his co host.

These inculpative accusations were thought to be “defamatory and hurtful” within the letter of demand that Bonang served Rea on social media.

The proceedings from Thompson Wilks INC starts off by mentioning that it’s unfortunate that Rea is served on social media, however there’s no alternative means of going concerning the matter as he had been ignoring Bonang’s and her team’s calls once they contacted him in camera.

Prior to posting the letter on social media, Bonang had asked her followers to assist her notice Rea’s email address.

“…..does anyone have Rea Gopane’s email address???” she had written in an exceedingly tweet. once Rea was labelled, the media temperament asked, “Hi darling.. why area unit you running?” That was followed by another tweet, “Give North American nation your email address & stop being a coward!”


When he finally tweeted, substituting Bonang by language “Hebann. I simply cannot believe this girl without delay,” she caught her sub.

Realizing that the jig was up, the Youtuber tried to worm his answer of the proceedings by buttering Bonang up

“You have my variety. i really like you and appreciate you. You inspire American state. Take care.” however she wasn’t having it.


After several hours of waiting, Bonang posted the letter to her Twitter, which read in part:

“On Sunday nine might 2021 you incorrectly and unlawfully suspect Bonang Matheba in an exceedingly wide printed video clip of, inter alia, having introduced AKA (Kieman Jarryd Forbes) to hard drug. within the context of what was being mentioned within the video clip this libellous allegation was exacerbated by the surprising insinuation that the death of AKA’s girlfriend oil (Nellie) Tembe was thanks to AKA’s alleged use of hard drug.

“The allegations were libellous, hurtful and were deliberately meant to bruise my shopper and undermine her name. The allegations are, to your data false. Your false utterances area unit combined by the very fact that at the time of creating them on a public platform, you knew full well that these utterances would be wide viewed given my client’s high public profile.”

The letter additionally reveals that Bonang’s lawyers contacted Rea to induce him to retract his statement by apologising in public and unreservedly on the ninth of might, but he did not do.

According to the letter, Rea is to produce a direct apology and unconditional retraction, that ought to be in writing and printed on his varied video platforms as well as You Tube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. he’s additionally needed to place in writing that he can refrain from creating to any extent further false, libellous or hurtful statements concerning or regarding Bonang. His point is weekday, seventeen might before 4PM.

It doesn’t finish there. Rea is additionally needed to pay [*fr1] million (R500 000) in damages.

“To this finish i’m schooled to demand from you, payment of the total of R500,000 among ten days. ought to this total not be paid among the time prescribed, I even have directions to issue summons while not any notice to you.”