Enhle Mbali flamed for defending Phat Joe amid homophobia claims

Enhle Mbali flamed for defending Phat Joe amid homophobia claims

- Enhle Mbali has found herself at odds with some social media users yet again

- The Isibaya actress posted a tweet defending Phat Joe amid his recent homophobia scandal

- Her tweet, however, did not stay up too long as she quickly deleted it after social media users called her out

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Enhle Mbali has found herself in hot water once again. This comes after the actress took to social media to defend Phat Joe amid allegations of him being homophobic after a recent episode of his show.

In a now deleted tweet, Enhle Mbali said:

"Let's give Phat Joe a break. He's amazing on screen. Is SA too sensitive?"

Her tweet angered many Mzansi social media users, forcing her to remove it from the platform. It was all a little too little too late though as her name trended on Thursday morning. Social media users debated the contents of her tweet and her intentions.

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Twitter user Sosorico said:

"Oh Enhle sometimes it's better to keep your mouth shut yaz * sigh *"

JayFromVenda said:

"Enhle Mbali really wants to take smoke for Phat Joe? Phat Joe?!"

zempi_n said:

"There is nothing wrong with this statement. Enhle people are too sensitive indeed."

sliez0 said:

"Enhle Mbali just wanted to be dense because no ways."

blue_sanar said:

"Lol. One thing I don't understand is why the LGBTQI+ community is trying to convince la Enhle Mbali wakhona to see from their perspective. Ugirl knew exactly what she was doing. Y'all should be dragging the rat to filth. Homophobic people will always be homophobic no matter what!"
Enhle Mbali flamed for defending Phat Joe amid homophobia claims
Enhle Mbali was attacked after she posted a tweet supporting Phat Joe. Image: @enhlembali_/Instagram
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Briefly.co.za previously reported that Phat Joe's new talk show has come under fire again for inappropriate content. The latest problem viewers found with the 1Magic show was Phat Joe and Gerry Rantseli having a homophobic conversation. A clip of the talk show went viral online and tweeps were not impressed.

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The clip made reference to the notion that some Christians interpret the Bible as condemning homosexuality.

Twitter users immediately took action and called on associations like the United Nations Women, with whom Rantseli is affiliated, and the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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