- Controversial author Jackie Phamotse will soon be releasing her latest book that is a continuation of ‘Bare’
- The writer needed to get a police escort to her home after being followed for the whole day
- In her latest book, Jackie has chosen to use the real names of the people she based her characters on
As Jackie Phamotse prepares to release the follow-up to her best-selling book ‘Bare’, the author revealed that she was recently followed by two cars on a trip from Braamfontein to Pretoria.
Jackie noticed that as she was driving to a meeting, two particular cars seemed to be everywhere she went.
At first she thought nothing of it, but after trying to shake them off her tail a number of times, the author began to get worried.
The two Jeeps with no number plates followed Jackie to her meeting and parked a little bit away from her. After she finished up, she noticed that the cars where still waiting.
Briefly.co.za learned that on her way back home, one of the cars over took her and attempted to push the writer off the road.
TimesLIVE reports that Jackie then thought that her life could be in danger so she asked for a police escort.
The incident comes within days of her new book’s release. The writer was holding an exclusive event on the 1st of November where she would be unveiling the book’s cover along with the title.
While ‘Bare’ was quite controversial when it came out, Jackie has decided to up the ante and will be using the actual names of the people that the characters are based on.
With ‘Bare’, Jackie was forced to delay its release as a deputy minster attempted to sabotage the book’s publication. Now it seems as though history is repeating itself.
By using the real names of real people, Jackie is very aware that these scare tactics will continue to plague her until the publicity dies down.
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