Celebrities are constantly in the public eye and they are expected to set a good example for their young fans. When they do make a mistake they are harshly criticised by the media.
Sometimes celbrities end up making headlines for all the wrong reasons and we can't blame them for being human. Some of their antics are publicity stunts while other times it could be an uncontrolled emotional outburst.
Briefly.co.za looks at 7 times musicians made headlines for alleged bad behavior with the help of musicmagsa.co.za.
Rappers have a notorious reputation for bad behavior and despite being one of South Africa's most loved rapper, AKA has been accused of alleged bad behavior. He has been accuses of sniffing cocaine, cheating on his model girlfriend Nicole Nyaba. He has also made political comments which created a stir as his fans told him to stick to music. He repsonded to the numerous allegations with, “I can make bad headlines but at i am making money”.
2. Kelly Khumalo
Kelly entered the music industry without any clouds hanging over her head, that is until she got involved with Jub Jub, a convict who allegedly introduced her to drugs. She also had an affored with a married football player, Senzo Meyiwa who later died causing speculation that she may have been responsible.
3. Arthur Mafokate
Mafokate was accused of assault by his former girlfriend Cici which resulted in her having to undergo surgery. He accused her in turn of assaulting him, the two are currently in court over the counter charges.
4. Steve Hofmeyr
Steve Hofmeyr is another musician who became politicaly, he has made headlines due to his racially charged public comments which may lead to South Africans thinking twice before buying his music.
He was accused and charged with sexual assault which came with a 15 year sentence. The Kwaito star's life has been hell since then.
6. Dumi Mkokstad
A God-fearing Gospel star is the last person you would expect to see on this list. A while ago Dumi was accused of assaulting his girlfriend and forcing her to have an abortion.
Jub Jub is notorious across South Africa. He got high on drugs, drunk and raced his car which resulted in the death of school children. He was convicted, he appealed for parole and is back on the streets making music.
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