A shocking video featuring the self-proclaimed Gqom queen, Bongekile Simelane known better by her stage name, Babes Wodumo, in a physical altercation with Mampintsha (Mandla Maphumulo) has gone viral on social media.
The video which is allegedly from a live Instagram broadcast depicts a distraught Simelane having an argument with the kwaito star who is then seen striking her multiple times.
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This is not the first time the kwaito star has been accused of abusing Babes Wodumo. After the video started trending people took to Twitter in an outrage.
In a statement, the ANC Youth League (eThekwini Region) called for Mampintsha’s arrest, “The Youth League is appalled by this act of barbarism committed by Mandla Maphumulo commonly known as Mampintsha who is seen assaulting Bongekile Simelane also popularly known as Babes Wodumo. We call upon the police to arrest this abuser.” read the statement.
“His actions indicate that he does not belong in society amongst people,” the statement continued.
The EFF also condemned Mampintsha’s actions in a statement calling his actions repulsive and disgusting.
It is unknown whether Simelane will open a case against the Kwaito star but South Africans were encouraging her to do so on social media.