Katlego Maboe: Fans Take to the Internet in Support After SAFTAs Nomination Cancelled

Katlego Maboe: Fans Take to the Internet in Support After SAFTAs Nomination Cancelled

- Katlego Maboe was nominated for the SAFTAs and then his nomination was withdrawn after public outcry

- Social media users have taken to the internet to share their thoughts on the decision

- Many tweeps believe that Maboe is being unfairly treated by the SAFTAs committee

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When news broke that Katlego Maboe's nomination for the SAFTAs had been cancelled people were divided.

Some believed that he was being unfairly treated while others thought that the SAFTAs committee should never have nominated Maboe.

Katlego Maboe: Fans take to the internet in support after SAFTAs nomination cancelled
Katlego Maboe's fans have rushed to his defence after his SAFTAs nomination was withdrawn. Photo credit: @katlegomaboe
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Social media users have taken to the internet to react to the situation. Many of them rushing to support Maboe and believe that he is being targeted unfairly.

Briefly News took a look at what tweeps had to say about the latest drama surrounding Katlego Maboe.


"I mean his cheating ways made headlines and were exposed long ago. So why nominate the guy then withdraw that nomination. Why didn't those " careful considerations" happen before the nomination... #katlegomaboe "

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"Yaz I'm starting to thinking Kats wife has a very influential sibling or cousin in the big chairs of the media field... haibo this is too much."

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"Truth is Katlego Maboe must learn a thing or 2 from DJ Sbu once they start to sabotage you build your own and move forward #katlegomaboe."


"He cheated on his wife, not the nation. He didn't murder or rape anyone and yet his career is being tarnished. What the country is doing to Katlego Maboe is not fair."
Earlier, Briefly News reported that Katlego Maboe has lost out on a chance to win a SAFTA this year after his nomination was withdrawn following a severely negative reaction from the public.

The disgraced TV presenter is still facing allegations of abuse and when news broke that he had been nominated for the SAFTAs a lot of people were furious.

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According to The Sowetan, The SAFTAs released a statement explaining that Mr.Katlego Maboe was no longer eligible for Best TV Presenter Public Vote Category. His voting code five had been removed.

In other news, late Mzansi actor Menzi Ngubane is being honoured even after his death. Menzi has received a SAFTA nomination for being the Best Actor in a Telenovela, for his role as Judas Ngwenya on Isibaya.

Menzi died in March after suffering a stroke in his home. Before his death, he had health issues and had previously been admitted to the hospital for organ failure. He also had a kidney transplant back in 2014.

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Stefan Mack (Editor) Stefan Mack is an English and history teacher who has broadened his horizons with journalism. He enjoys experiencing the human condition through the world's media. Stefan keeps Briefly News' readers entertained during the weekend. He graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2010 with a Bachelor of Education (BEd), majoring in History and English. Stefan has been writing for Briefly News for a number of years and has covered mainstream to human interest articles.