Celebrities in Mzansi have come out in droves to show their support to Amanda du Pont after she revealed that Jub Jub had raped her during their past relationship
The model and media personality took to her Instagram on Thursday to take aim at her former boyfriend, whom she claimed also physically and emotionally abused her during their three year romance.
Jub Jub was a guest on Mac G’s Podcast and Chill on Wednesday and discussed his former relationship with Amanda and baby mama Kelly Khumalo.
CELEBRITIES STAND WITH AMANDA DU PONT
In an emotional clip, Amanda du Pont reflected on the trauma of being “raped solidly for two years” by Jub Jub.
She also challenged other woman who had been raped, abused or sexually assaulted by Jub Jub and even Mac G to come forward and contact her. This invitation included Kelly Khumalo, who shared her own reaction to the Jub Jub video on her social media accounts.
Amanda’s video was well received by followers and even celebrities who took to the comments section to post their support. Here are a few of the stars who backed Amanda du Pont:
Maps Maponyane: “I’m so so sorry Amanda. You should never have to relive this in this way.”
DJ Zinhle: “You’re so strong. We stand with you”.
Minnie Dlamini: “No man can destroy what God has ordained! I am so sorry for what you went through. You are strength personified. Love you always”
Cassper Nyovest: “I’m so sorry A. You are so strong. Strength to you”
Mohale Motaung: “I BELIEVE YOU! Strength to you and I am sorry you went through this.”
Siv Ngesi: “I believe you! You are loved”
Bridget Masinga: “We stand with you until the end. We see you, we hear you (and every woman who comes forward). We will be here in your corner”
Lesego Thlabi: “I’m so sorry Amanda. You are brave and we believe you”
Babalwa Mneno: “I’m with you my friend! Advocate is ready for a group case!”
MOJA LOVE SUSPENDS JUB JUB
Meanwhile channel Moja Love, has announced it’s decision to suspend Jub Jub, who presents popular shows Uyajola 9/9 and You Promised to Marry Me.
The DStv channel released a statement distancing itself from Jub Jub’s comments on the Podcast And Chill episode.
It read: “Jub Jub conducted an interview on Podcast and Chill with MacG, which aired on Channel O yesterday, in his personal capacity. Moja Love was not part of the editorial of that interview and is not associated with the content thereof.
“As a channel, though we don’t condone any Gender Based Violence in any way and under any circumstances. As Moja Love, we have decided to suspend Jub Jub.