The real story behind Bonang's Metro FM shock exit

By Drum Digital
20 June 2014

IT’S the end of the road for Bonang Matheba and Metro FM after the public broadcaster fired her last week.

It seems the TV and radio personality is being used as a “warning” to other talents that no one is “bigger” than the SABC.

Having been with Metro FM for less than three months, Bonang was shown the door for “breach of contract”. In a statement to DRUM, she says the terms the SABC wants to enforce on her “cannot work for me as an independent contractor”.

She says while she respects the SABC and its choices, this does not mean she has to agree with its strategy, which is not to allow its talent to be on any other platforms.

Read more in DRUM – 26 June, 2014 issue.

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