Babes Wodumo's father, Welcome Simelane, has spoken out about the accusations that his daughter has reunited with her former estranged boyfriend, Mampintsha, who was accused of assaulting her a few months ago.
Babes and Mampintsha made headlines two months ago when Babes posted a video of Mampinstha hitting her. The video went viral and sparked outrage across the country, including among politicians.
Mampintsha was charged with assault and the case is pending it’s next court date. Strangely enough, last week the pair released a new song together and Mampintsha’s team spoke to TshisaLive, confirming that the singers are back together.
But, according to TshisaLive, Babes’s father refused to comment on his daughter’s relationship with Mampintsha but did speak to the Daily Sun earlier this week, saying his daughter was old enough to make her own decisions, but was rather adamant that she would not go back to that man.
“Over my dead body! My daughter will never go back to that man. It’s not true. She has not gone back to him. Just because they recorded a video together doesn’t mean they are romantically involved. They’re working together. Their relationship is that of colleagues, not lovers," said Babes's father.
Babes also clapped back at people’s criticism that she had taken Mampintsha back, telling an Instagram follower who accused her of mocking people who had survived abuse to mind her own business.
Babes' response in Zulu: “Ey sis naka izindaba zakho. Uphume ezindabeni zabant ababili.”
Meanwhile, earlier this week, Briefly.co.za reported that Mzansi singer, Babes Wodumo, took to social media to explain to fans why her Umlazi show was cancelled.
Babes has had one bad experience after another since the beginning of this year, and things seem to be getting worse and worse each time.
Apparently, this past weekend, some kind of altercation took place and her show in Umlazi was cancelled. The Gqom singer took to Twitter to apologise to her fans and explain what had happened.
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