- DJ Fresh and Ntsiki Mazwai recently went head-to-head in court over her social media posts about him being a sexual predator
- Ntsiki lost the case and DJ Fresh took to Twitter to explain why he took to outspoken media personality to court for defamation in the first place
- Fresh said, as an advocate against gender-based violence, he could not have posts wrongfully implicating him as a perpetrator
DJ Fresh is thrilled to have won a defamation case against Ntsiki Mazwai. Ntsiki accused Fresh of being a sexual predator in a lengthy thread about powerful men who used their positions to take advantage of women.
She wrote, “I’m on Facebook and there is a thread exposing celebrity rapists. I’m posting all. I’m starting with the allegation against DJ Fresh, because famous men abuse their power."
Fresh vehemently denied he accusations and asked Ntsiki to take them down. After Ntsiki refused to take down the post, Fresh was left with no choice but to take her to court for defamation of character.
The DJ took to social media to post a statement about the case and why he took it to court.
Read the full statement below:
In part, Fresh wrote, “I would certainly have wished for this matter to be settled in a better and more private manner, however, when the falsehoods were not rescinded, I felt my only option was to take it before the due diligence of our court system."
Fresh said that the statements made about him were completely untrue and caused significant damage to his reputation. He also said they affected his family negatively.
Earlier this week, Briefly.co.za reported on how Fresh taking Ntsiki to court had given rise to the #SueUsAll movement. Ntsiki was ordered to retract the statements and to not post any other disparaging accusations against Fresh.
In other news, Briefly.co.za learnt that Lerato’s bae surprised her on her birthday with a gift she never saw coming. Mr Right covered her home in balloons and flowers, turning it into a real-life fairytale proposal.
Coming down the stairs and walking into this, we can only imagine what was going through Lerato’s mind. Lerato caught the whole moment on film, even the part where she first laid her eyes on a message that said: "Will You Marry Me Again."
This is what got peeps thinking that Lerato might be back with her shady ex-husband Thami Ndlala. While the moment was beautiful and fans were blown away, seeing the proposal note along with the personalized balloons with the surname Ndlala on them, the mood changed very quickly.
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