Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams responds to video of her dancing next to BMW

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams responds to video of her dancing next to BMW

- A video surfaced online this week social Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams dancing next to a fancy BMW

- South Africans were not impressed with the 'flashy' minister and dragged her online

- However, Ndabeni-Abrahams has now responded to the clip, adding it was 'old and malicious'

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Suspended Communications and Digital Technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is not having people drag her name through the mud.

The minister responded to a video that went viral showing her dancing next to a BMW which appears to be new without number plates. reported on Wednesday South Africans were not happy about the video, slamming Ndabeni-Abrahams for showing off while the country is going through a difficult time.

She has now set the record straight, revealing the video is old, dating back to last year following the general elections in May, The Sowetan reported.

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams responds to video of her dancing next to BMW

Screenshot of the video showing Ndabeni-Abrahams dancing. Photo credit: @marcel_za/Twitter.
Source: Twitter

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The minister's spokesperson Mish Molakeng told News24 that the video was shared online without the facts being established.

Taking to Twitter, Ndabeni-Abrahams also shared the statement, adding that she's at home and the car dealerships are closed during lockdown - which proves the clip is old.

The statement read:

“It is malicious and mischievous to portray me as a person with no remorse and insensitively displaying opulence at the face of the poor. I humbly call on all involved — whether in raising their opinions or circulating it — to avoid the temptation of sensationalism without first verifying the facts.”

Take a look at her statement below:

Ndabeni-Abrahams has faced a lot of heat recently. Previously, she was dragged after a photo was shared online revealed she had violated the lockdown regulations.

The incident led to President Cyril Ramaphosa suspending her for two months - one of which would be unpaid.

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