Penny Lebyane opens up about the truth behind 'black radio brutality'

Penny Lebyane opens up about the truth behind 'black radio brutality'

Penny Lebyane has lashed out against the entertainment business and black radio in particular - she feels the brutality in the industry has very negative effects on people's mental health, hers included.

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The South African radio industry has come under scrutiny the last few weeks after DJ Fresh was suspended for using foul language.

Most recently, Phat Joe was pulled off the air for comments he made, as reported on earlier by

More and more people are speaking out about what happens behind the scenes, and it's not a pretty picture.

Penny Lebyane has fiercely spoken up about the 'brutality' in black radio and the effect it has on people's mental health.

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Penny admitted she spent 10 days in a psychiatric ward after her own bad experience.

"I’ve buried too many people to keep quiet and, personally, I spent ten days in a psychiatric ward because of the entertainment industry BS, especially #Black Radio to suck my thumb [and] bury my head."

The radio personality had quite a lot to say. Check her tweets:

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