A week after Malusi Gigaba's kinky sex tape leaked online, the video has now made it to international porn site, Pornhub. According to reports, the video already has 20 000 views so far.
Briefly.co.za learned that the commander in chief of the Economic Freedom Fighters was not joking when he caled the Home Affairs Minister a porn star.
We reported last week that Gigaba made it public that he is the victim of blackmail when he revealed that a video of sexual nature of him and his wife was shared in political circles and later on social media.
He added that he has been targeted for blackmail because of this video. A report by News24 confirmed that Gigaba said the video was stolen from him and that he learned of this just before he became Finance Minister early in 2017.
This video on the global site is 34 seconds long, instead of the original 6 second version released last week.
Meanwhile, the Sunday Sun reported Gigaba has requested that the site's administration remove the video. However, The Citizen reported it was still online, after it was uploaded last Tuesday.
The Minister went on to apologise to South Africa and his family for any embarrassment and pain the video could cause.
Meanwhile, in an interview with eNCA, Gigaba claimed his cellphone was hacked:
The minister said his phone is hacked almost daily, adding he has to change his passwords daily too:
“I have reports which have been submitted to the state security agency to that effect and I am busy compiling an audit of all the instances where there have been failed attempts to hack my phone and my emails, including Friday before last. And in some instances, I’ve got proof and names of people who have been involved in doing this.”
It's very unlikely that Malusi Gigaba's phone was hacked, some technical experts said.
Experts have said if it is found Gigaba's phone was indeed hacked, those who hacked it could face serious consequences.
Briefly.co.za reported on Monday that Emma Sadleir, a social media lawyer, has warned people that sharing Malusi Gigaba's sex video could land them on the wrong side of the law.
However, Arthur Goldstuck, the managing director of World Wide Worx, believes something else probably happened.
According to Eyewitness News, Goldstuck said Gigaba was most likely careless with who had access to his phone.
"It doesn’t justify the leaking of the video; it almost certainly wasn’t a hack.”
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