SA Drags Somizi for Promoting Vague women’s Event at Emperors Palace: “I’m Against This Campaign Sorry”

SA Drags Somizi for Promoting Vague women’s Event at Emperors Palace: “I’m Against This Campaign Sorry”

  • Somizi Mhlongo announced that he will be hosting an event at the Emperors Palace in honour of women
  • The media personality posted a promotional poster on his socials which raised a lot of eyebrows
  • SA netizens wanted more clarity and said the limited information about his forthcoming event was a red flag

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Somizi dragged for advertising vague Women's event
Somizi Mhlongo announced that he will host an event during Women's Month. Image: @somizi
Source: Instagram

Somizi Mhlongo revealed that he will celebrate women this coming Women's Month in a night of extravagance.

Somizi announces Shades of Pink event on social media

The radio and TV star extended an invitation to the general public and said the pink-themed affair will be taking place on August 19.

The tickets are available for sale at Computicket, and the early bird, general access ones, are going for R250. General access tickets are priced at R300, and VIP access tickets, including a meal, cost R700.

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Somizi said he will announce the performers' lineup soon but promised it will be an evening of glamour.

"I’m honouring and celebrating women in style this coming Women's Month. Glitz and glam in all shades of pink."

See the Instagram post below:

Mzansi people raise questions about Somizi's event dedicated to women

People wondered if the IdolsSA judge was using Women's Month to make a profit or if any proceeds would be given to charity.

@Boncle_M said:

"People diss older people like they're not going there either."

@BaudoinNguetsa asked:

"Date of what? What is that?"

@hanstyles_m mentioned:

"Somizi are you celebrating us, or do you want to make money out of Women's Month? Clearly, after we pay those R200 there's nothing you will do for the women in the community. Instead, you put those funds in your pocket I'm against this campaign sorry."

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@sharnelsharnel commented:

"Somizi the meal is going to be cooked by you? ❤️"

@sibanda1792 stated:

"There's something wrong in society when a man dressed as a woman motivates women to be women. Something is definitely wrong with this society."

@xolisalofani wrote:

"Kapa awuyithandi kodwa."

Somizi Mhlongo addressing Mohale Motaung’s abuse claim on ’Living the Dream With Somizi’s new season angers SA

In another story, Briefly News reported that Somizi Mhlongo is still trying to clear his name after his ex-husband Mohale Motaung accused him of domestic violence.

According to 1Magic, the TV station broadcasting Mhlongo's reality TV show Living The Dream With Somizi, the new Season will go deep into the causes of their divorce.

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email:

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