Babes Wodumo's team: She was making fun of Mampintsha by quoting song

Babes Wodumo's team: She was making fun of Mampintsha by quoting song

Babes Wodumo caused outrage with disappointed fans when she shouted a line from Mampintsha's song. Her manager claims that she was mocking Mampinthsa when she did so, not showing support.

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According to musician Babes Wodumo's management team, she was mocking Mampintsha when she sang the now-infamous line from his song, Khona ingane lay’ndlini.

The phrase is linked to the video showing the abuse Babes suffered at Mampintsha's hands and got her a massive backlash from fans when she shouted it during a performance.

Mzansi felt that Babes told everyone to 'voetsek' and mind their own business, as reported on by Some people were even convinced all the drama was nothing more than a publicity stunt after hearing Babes use that line.

Nondumiso Simelane, Babes' manager, denies that it was a PR stunt and says Babes was actually misunderstood, according to TimesLIVE.

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Nondumiso says Babes was trying to make fun of Mampintsha.

"It is not a publicity stunt. You know the song Mampintsha released was about the video. She was actually mocking the song, not trying to make it a trend. Obviously it was taken another way, but she was actually mocking the song."

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Nondumiso added that Babes wasn't upset by the backlash she received.

"When we saw that she was trending and what people were saying we were just like 'Hai. It's fine. You see how some people are."

Furthermore, Nondumiso says that Babes and Mampintsha are not back together, and the assault charges against him are still going ahead.

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Mampintsha has since issued an apology to Babes and South Africa as a whole, and started an organisation called #FixHimFixIt. It is aimed at helping men who have issues with abuse.

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