- MacG is one of many South Africans who were not impressed when the SAFTAs decided to revoke Katlego Maboe's nomination recently
- The SAFTAs announced a few weeks back that Katlego was nominated in the Best TV Presenter category but they withdrew his name from the list recently
- MacG's co-host Sol Phenduka shared that Katlego did not kill anyone and should take the legal route after what the SAFTAs did to him
MacG and his co-host Sol Phenduka have defended disgraced TV presenter Katlego Maboe. The host of Podcast and Chill with MacG talked about the media personality after the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) revoked the TV presenter's nomination.
The former Expresso host was nominated in the Best TV Presenter category. Many were happy when the nominees were announced a few weeks back but their excitement was short lived when the SAFTAs announced recently that Katlego's nomination had been withdrawn.
MacG and Sol Phenduka were not impressed by the SAFTAs' jury's decision to rescind the nomination.
"Katlego didn't kill anyone, he didn't harm anyone so why nominate him just to remove him," said Sol.
Sol further said he hoped Katlego takes the legal route because the SAFTAs used his name to gain traction for the awards ceremony.
In related news, Briefly News reported previously that disgraced Mzansi TV host Katlego Maboe has been nominated in this year's South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs).
The media personality, who has won two SAFTAs before, got the nod in the Best Television Presenter category despite making headlines for all the wrong reasons a few months back.
Maboe's name trended on social media after a video of his wife accusing him of giving her an STD went viral. Following the clip, the star lost all of his sponsorships and endorsements.
Entertainment commentator Phil Mpela took to Twitter recently to share Maboe's good news. Phil tweeted:
"And the nominees for Best TV presenter are... The surprise on the list is obviously, Katlego Maboe. His personal life has nothing to do with his talent but his nom is an eyebrow raiser."
Tweeps took to Phil's comment section to share their opinions on Katlego's nomination. @AfrikanChefZA wrote:
"Outsurance ads aren't the same without him."
"I wish him the best. He's good and some of us we learned from him."
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