Kuli: Sorry on TV for offence over column

2011-03-04 00:00

KULI Roberts’s public apology on her Mzansi Magic Headline show last night was very short and straight to the point.

“To everybody who was offended by my column I’m sincerely sorry. I messed up and I’m taking the blame.”

She was apologising for her coloumn in last weekend’s Sunday World newspaper that stereotyped coloured women.

Roberts said she was tired of talking about men and needed another topic, which arose in discussions with coloured friends.

During the show, City Press editor-in-chief Ferial Haffajee said not all stereotypes are true and this should be a lesson to the public.

Motivational speaker Gayton McKenzie expressed support for Roberts. “Kuli did not offend me because I know her. … she even makes fun of herself.”

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