Simphiwe Dana, a South African musician, was slammed by Twitter users after she posted that she had saved an abuser from going to jail in a foreign country.
The Afro-jazz singer's post sparked fierce criticism as she labeled the person she saved as a "brilliant South African artist" while in the same post calling him an abuser.
She has said that she is sorry for what she had done.
“Yesterday I saved an abuser from going to jail in a foreign country. He’s a brilliant artist and great ambassador for SA. He’s a great family friend. His name is Mohau Modisakeng. Fu** him. I wish I didn’t. I was worried about diplomacy, but he should have worried not me,” read Dana's post.
Not long after she posted the message her timeline was inundated with posts from Twitter users, some of them slamming her for her actions and others were worried about the fate of the victim.
Soon after she responded saying that abusers should never be protected from the law and she had not known what he had done before she helped him.
"I will never protect friends who are abusers. At least not knowingly," she explained.
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