Cape Town - On Friday evening Babes Wodumo shocked the country when she claimed that her manager and partner Mampintsha has physically abused her.
Following this admission, Mampintsha took to his Facebook page to write a statement about the allegations and admitted to having "overacted" in some instances – which he refrained from mentioning – and that he also said that he is “no saint, nor do I plead absolute innocence in the claims made in that interview.”
Following this Twitter then erupted in defense of Babes Wodumo and many shared their disappointment in the musician for his actions.
Here are 10 powerful tweets in reaction to the domestic abuse allegations and Mampintsha’s response to them:
Speaking to Drum, his and Babes Wodumo’s publicist Hlengiwe Mbambo said that she did not write the statement on his behalf.
“I am not sure who wrote the statement for Mampintsha and I have not heard from him.”
When asked if she had witnessed any of the abuse that Babes Wodumo spoke of, she said:
“No, as both their publicists I have not seen any of this abuse happen, however, I am not saying that Babes is lying.”