- This past year, Moja Love served some serious controversy to viewers in Mzansi
- With shows such as Uyajola and After Tears, the channel kicked up a lot of dust and received major backlash
- This past year was one filled with complaints and disgust from South Africans as the channel aired their daring shows
TV channel Moja Love seemed to have been experimenting with the shows they aired in South Africa.
It started to look like the channel was trying to push the limits of what is accepted by viewers.
This kind of move can sometimes pay off, but for the channel, it didn't. People did not approve of shows like After Tears and Uyajola, even if some were entertained by them.
Briefly.co.za reported that celebs such as Scoop Makhathini were among those who were not impressed.
He slammed Moja Love, claiming that programming was destroying South Africa.
At one point there was violence, and this didn't sit well with viewers at all. Even Somizi wasn't very happy about the behaviour of the bouncers and the level of violence that took place.
The entertainer called the show's presenter out for not intervening and admitting what happened was abuse.
According to TimesLIVE, the show was pulled off the air after many complaints lodged with the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA.
Then After Tears was aired and once again people were upset. Viewers labelled the show “degrading to black South Africans”.
The show's portrayal of funerals and the deaths of prominent figures in communities were deemed as insensitive.
In addition, the show FBK Millionaires were cancelled after the main star of the show was accused of faking his luxury lifestyle. The show only lasted a few episodes.
With so much controversy in just a year, people can't help but wonder what the channel will dish up in 2020.
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