Accountability or Bullying: Mzansi Divided Over Bonang Suing Young Vlogger

Accountability or Bullying: Mzansi Divided Over Bonang Suing Young Vlogger

- Bonang Matheba instituted a lawsuit against a young vlogger for defamation of character recently

- Since then the 22-year-old has apologised but Bonang is still insisting that she wants her money

- Some have called the powerful media personality out for what is now being described as 'bullying' the little-known YouTuber

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Bonang Matheba slapped a young vlogger with a R500k defamation lawsuit recently. This is after the 22-year-old accused Bonang of introducing AKA to drugs. Since then Gopane has apologised, however Bonang has not stopped making his life miserable.

Accountability or bullying: Mzansi divided over Bonang suing young vlogger
Bonang has been accused of bullying a young vlogger. Image: @bonang_m
Source: Instagram

While some feel that the media personality is well within her rights to milk everything out of the apology, some have felt that the star has used her immense power to bully the small-time influencer.

After issuing a written apology, the vlogger was made to release a video as well.

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Bonang is still expecting her R500k as well despite the fact that the young man clearly does not have that type of money.

Social media users were divided in their reactions of how it all went down.

@prince_sa2021 said:

“I know y'all are scared to say it but Bonang issa bully. People who flex with lawyers are bullies no cap. Your fave queen knows #reagopane doesn’t have the financial muscle to take her on. We all know your "it gal" is a cokehead. Fact!”

@ncedi9 said:

“People bully Bonang all the time including celebrities, calling her names turning against her and she always let it slide. When she takes action she’s called a bully. Oh well, our opinion doesn’t matter, she will handle this the way she sees fit and that’s that.”

@woke_makoti said:

“I love you but... flexing your muscle on a kid instead of going for the real bullies... that let me down Queen B.”

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@gratolp said:

“People saying Bonang is being a bully must sit. This kid said Bonang taught AKA hard drugs and those are basically what led to Nelli's death. Imagine how detrimental that is to all of Bonang's brand.”

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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that Bonang Matheba has not taken the accusations against her lying down and is fighting back for her rights. The media personality was accused of introducing AKA to drugs by a YouTuber named Rea Gopane and she's not letting him get away with it.

Bonang posted a letter to her social media accounts demanding that Rea pay her R500 000 for tarnishing her name. Bonang and also demanded that he make a public apology for his allegations.

A social media user, @TheBoyTapes, screenshotted one of Rea's comments and tagged Bonang, adding fuel to the fire as the media personality stated that her lawyers had seen it. This probably means that she's coming for blood and not letting it go.

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Rea has already published apologies to his social media accounts and Bonang has requested that he makes a video to say sorry as well. However, it seems like an apology alone is not enough for Queen B - she still wants that R500k to be paid to her.

Bonang is showing the public that she's tired of letting things slide and this time, someone is going to pay for talking trash about her on the social media streets.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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