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Skhumba has apologised for his "body-shaming" comments about topless Wits protesters

By Faeza
07 October 2016

Comedian Skhumba has apologised for "body-shaming" the topless Wits protesters saying it was all a misunderstanding.

Skhumba’s apology comes after a petition was launched to have him removed from his Kaya FM for his comments.

Twitter came alive after his comments went viral which led to an online petition calling on Kaya FM to remove the comedian from his Friday morning slot.

The petition has already reached over 6000 signatures at the time of publishing this article.

Skhumba did what every man would do in his position, he took to Instagram to post a video apologising to all women in South Africa.

"I'm sorry to everyone that I've offended. No harm was meant on that video I respect women and again I'm really sorry from the bottom of my heart... I hope u find it in ur heart to forgive me," Skhumba said.

"The worst thing in life is to be misunderstood. I would like to say to all the women that were affected, I would really like apologise. If it sits wrong with you, I am really sorry and I hope we find a way forward from this," he added.

  Even though the comedian has apologised, there were some Twitter users, who are against the female protesters for protesting topless