Lesego Tlhabi who is a stepdaughter of a well known TV personality Redi Thlabi is in hot water. Lesego an actress who is well known for featuring in shows such as Trending SA,"Ubethina Wethu" and Coconut Kelz has been slapped with a staggering R3 million lawsuit by Sifiso Skenjana for her comment on social media which really upset the businessman.
Skenjana is pleading with Johannesburg High Court as he believe the comments created a wrong impression about his character.
Skenjana was invited to Copyright Coalition of South Africa (CCSA) as one of the panelist to have a chat about post COVID-19 economic recoveries.
According to court papers the controversial Lesego Thlabi took to social media and lambasted the organisation for including Skenjana as one of the speakers.
She labelled Skenjana as a "woman abuser".
"A whole chef abuser part of the line-up. The fact that there is a crew of men dedicated to committing GBV is very tense for me Sfiso Skenjani-abuser" reads the papers which attached Lesego's copies of her comments on social media.
Skenjana has denied the claims by lesego. Labelling the comment to be false.
Skenjana was dropped from appearing as part of the panelist in the event,other media houses also chose to distance themselves from Skenjana because of the comments from Lesego.
Skenjana claimed that his business associate and family also decided to stay away from him.
He is now suing Lesego for reputational damage and amount of R500 000 and around R2.6 million for his dignity.
He had no choice as his legal representative have sent letters to Lesego.However their effort were not fruitful, as they did not receive any feedback from Lesego. The legal representative were demanding that Lesego should retract the comments she made and make public apology.
Hit the follow button at the top like share comment
Source: Sunday world latest edition
Content created and supplied by: Thabo_TheCreator (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More