Snapshot: the things you should know to be in the know

By Kirstin Buick
18 January 2016

Gareth's not saying a word, a cricketer's in trouble for his drunken behaviour on a flight and a 21-year-old reveals how horrifying night of partying almost killed her.

These are the stories that got people talking today.

1. Gareth's keeping mum over R25-million lawsuit against M-Net

Gareth landed himself in hot water after weighing in on the Penny Sparrow race debacle on social media. PHOTO: YOU Archives Gareth landed himself in hot water after weighing in on the Penny Sparrow race debacle on social media. PHOTO: YOU Archives

Gareth Cliff is fighting back though after what he deems to be a "wrongful dismissal" when he was sacked as an Idols SA judge earlier this month.

The DJ himself has kept mum but his manager Rina Broomberg told YOU, "We don't have any further comment, it's in the hands of our legal team."

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2. A Protea is in hot water after he was barred from flight for being drunk

Cricket SA have confirmed that Aaron Phangiso was “sanctioned” for  his recent drunken behaviour aboard a a flight from Mumbai to Dubai.

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3. The woman killed in PSL player crash was a ‘bright, beautiful' sports journalist

Sports journalist Delisile Ngwengya died in a car accident along with Premier Soccer League player Mondli Cele on Sunday in Pietermaritzburg.

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4. A man in Paris watched his parents being robbed in Joburg on Skype

"I think we are terribly lucky. Had it not been for that Skype, who knows?". PHOTO: Pexels "I think we are terribly lucky. Had it not been for that Skype, who knows?". PHOTO: Pexels

A man in France managed to summon help for his parents in Mellville, Johannesburg after he saw and heard them being robbed while they were on a Skype call.

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5. Khloé Kardashian shared her dirty little secret

While it is her sister Kim Kardashian who is most famous for having a sex tape, Khloé revealed she also shot some X-rated footage with Lamar when they were husband and wife. PHOTO: Cover Khloe and Lamar got up to mischief during their marriage, it seems. PHOTO: Cover

Unlike her sister, Khloé keeps the evidence locked in her safe.

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6. A 21-year-old revealed how horrifying night of partying almost killed her

Hanna said she decided to share such personal photos of her ordeal because it “makes it more real." PHOTO: hlottritz.wordpress.com Hanna said she decided to share such personal photos of her ordeal because it “makes it more real." PHOTO: hlottritz.wordpress.com

Hanna Lottritz, a journalism student at the University of Nevada in the US, revealed what happened in the worst 48 hours of her life in a brave tell-all blog post.

Read her story here

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