Media personality Somizi Mhlongo addressed his colleague Unathi Nkayi “cancelling” him on the latest episode of his reality series which aired on Showmax today (11 May).
UNATHI PUBLICLY ‘CANCELS’ HER FRIENDSHIP WITH SOMIZI
Somizi addressed former Idols SA judge Unathi Nkayi cancelling him back in October 2021 on the latest episode of his reality series – Living the Dream with Somizi. Unathi posted that she will not allow people to listen to American singer R Kelly because he was convicted of sexual abuse.
An Instagrammer called her out for having double standards because she is friends with DJ Fresh and Euphonik who were accused of rape and Somizi, because of the abuse allegations made against him by his estranged husband Mohale Motaung. However, she said she was not friends with Somizi.
“Who said they are my friends?” She responded and she unfollowed Somizi.
At the time, the media personality was suspended from Idols SA as well as his radio gig on Metro FM because of the abuse allegations. Tweeps also called for Somizi to be cancelled but he has been reinstated as a judge on the singing competition for the 18th season.
SOMIZI: ‘THE DEVIL DOES NOT WANT TO SEE ME PROSPER’
So, how did Somizi feel about Unathi? Well he said that he felt shocked and disappointed in a conversation with his “bestie” Vusi Nova. He and Vusi did not mention Unathi’s name but they shared screenshots of the comments on her Instagram page, which shows her user name.
“What’s happening with a certain lady?” Vusi asks Somizi.
“Honestly, I was shocked, I was disappointed but it is what it is. Sometimes when people show you who they are, you leave them,” he responded.
“Someone that I thought we were okay with went public,” he continued.
“The devil does not want to see me prosper. This day has been a day and a half,” he added.
Somizi went on to say that he never wants to speak to her again. He added that she must not even look at him.
“If I have to go work with her, in the same space with her. It’ not in my nature to say its either me or somebody else. I’m not going to take bread away from somebody who feeds her kids and family and stuff. I’m going to make sure my space and peace is protected, one. I never want to talk to her again, I never want to speak to her again,” he said.
“I will be professional. Being professional doesn’t mean that when she says something I must agree with her… but I’m going to make it clear before I even start that this person must never even look at me,” he continued.