Idols SA 2017 runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba has been accused of woman abuse by a young woman.
All this comes after the woman started claiming that Mthokozisi physically assaulted her in a bar.
The woman says she lost a tooth in the violent attack.
“You brutally abused me. I don’t deserve to be beaten up like this by a stranger that I have never even wronged. Why? Why did you do this to me? You will run but you will never hide,” she wrote on Instagram whilst sharing two photos showing her battered face. (The victim’s account has since been made private).
The police is investigating a claim of physical assault after a charge was laid by the 21-year-old victim.
The victim, who on Saturday shared photos of her battered and bruised face, claims the 25-year-old Mthokozisi opened a bottle of vodka and after an argument ensued, started to hit her and then slammed her into a wall. She also lost a tooth during the incident. She claims that Ndaba then ran away.
Mzansi Magic spokesperson, Nondumiso Mabece, told Channel24 they have been unable to reach the star that exhibited bad behaviour since Sunday when he lost against Paxton Fielies and flew back to Durban on Saturday afternoon.
“Mzansi Magic and Idols are aware of social media posts of an alleged incident that took place on 24 November.
“We have however, been unable to make contact with Mthokozisi Ndaba, who has travelled back to KwaZulu-Natal. Mzansi Magic and Idols condemn any act of abuse,” the M-Net run channel said.
Mthokozisi’s manager, Kim Coppen, referred media enquiries to Mzansi Magic, saying the TV channel is responsible for his publicity until next week.
Below are photos of Mthokozisi’s alleged victim:
Mthokozisi Ndaba isn’t the first Idols star involved in a brutal physical fight.
In August 2011 the Idols contestant Freddie “Van Dango” Moss was involved in a shocking and violent bar brawl during which his face got smashed in.
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