Pastor Sthembiso Zondo admitted he relied heavily on alcohol after the nude leaked video of him made headlines in 2015.
Zondo recently made his return to radio after he had been sacked three-years-ago following an ex-lover leaking a nude video of him.
The religious leader appeared strong in the public eye, but he recently admitted he depended on alcohol to get him through the tough times.
Zondo told Move he lost his mind when he could no longer help people, and he turned to alcohol to cope.
However, it became an addiction, which not only hurt him but the people who loved him.
TimesLIVE reported he said, “the thing about addiction is that it doesn't only hurt you but it also hurts the people who love and care for you. When you are an addict, you don't see the pain that you are causing."
Luckily, Zondo got his life back on track and he managed to get his old Ukhozi FM gig back.
As Briefly.co.za reported previously, Ukhozi FM listeners were excited to her Zondo on air again after his lover betrayed him in 2015. The Soul Renaissance Ministries leader was removed from air after a video went viral, which showed him parading around naked
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