- Somizi Mhlongo has lowkey responded to the accusations that he stole the idea of his new show Dinner at Somizi's
- Somizi shared a video of himself singing along Kelly Khumalo's Empini and many were convinced he was responding to the allegations against him
- Another social media user even accused Somizi of stealing her idea early this year
Somizi has been trending on social media for all the wrong reasons. The reality TV star has been accused of stealing the idea of Dinner at Somizi's from from Hastings Moeng.
The star was dragged on social media after the allegations against him surfaced online recently. Somgaga took to Instagram a day ago and apparently threw shade at everyone who has bashed him since Hastings accused him of stealing his idea.
The Metro FM presenter shared a video of himself singing Kelly Khumalo's single Empini while treating his face. The song is about haters who don't want to see other people shine. Many Instagram users took to his section to share mixed reactions to his post.
Some of them believe that Somizi was lowkey responding to Hastings. Check out some of the comments below:
"I'm sure that's how @Hastings.Moeng feels."
"Timing of that song."
"You don't owe anyone an explanation, live your life SomSom."
"Somizi! Apologise and do the right thing #Hastingsmoeng... Singing guilty inside... Busted 99."
Another social media user accused Somizi of stealing her idea. keamogetse45 alleged that Somizi stole her idea early this year.
"He steals people’s ideas vele, he did that to me early this year. After pitching an idea to him he ran with it and made it his, but because it was more of an NGO thing, I didn’t care much although I was hurt. My love for him changed then he's a thief, pity I don’t have Twitter I was also going to be there guns blazing, I hope he pays."
Briefly.co.za reported that Hastings has come forward to claim the idea and has even provided some proof. Somizi and the producer have now been put on the spot to explain the matter.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Idols SA will continue without a live studio audience due to the country's Covid-19 regulations. The singing competition has decided not to allow audience members into the live performances in order to protect them from contracting the coronavirus.
Unlike other years, this year's top 16 contestants will battle it out without the live support of their fans and family. Director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net, Nomsa Philiso, confirmed this when she spoke about this tough but important decision they had to take in order to protect contestants, supporters, presenters and the show's crew.
Philiso expressed that the show is about to reach its peak, which is a stage where viewers start to have their clear favourites. Judges Somizi, Unathi Nkayi and Randall Abrahams have already selected the Season 16 top 16 contestants.
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