Simphiwe Dana has come under fire for attending the trial of Pastor Timothy Omotoso earlier this week. The singer has been accused of appearing on the government payroll and her motives have been called into question.
After hearing about the rumours surrounding her presence at the trial, Simphiwe has come forward to clear the air.
The singer revealed that she was invited by the Department of Women and as an activist, she felt compelled to show her support for Cheryl Zondi and Omotoso’s other victims.
As a public figure, Simphiwe uses her platform to speak up about the serious issues that women face in society which is why she was asked to attend the trial.
Critics called the singer out for using the case as an opportunity to get herself noticed, but Simphiwe has rubbished those claims.
According to TimesLIVE, Simphiwe set the record straight by pointing out that she has been in the industry for two decades so she doesn’t need to pull any publicity stunts to gain attention.
Briefly.co.za learned that the singer is very passionate about making a difference in the world and that is what Simphiwe aspires to do through both her music and her activism.
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