Celebrity personality Zodwa Wabantu has copped the wrath of social media this week, after users on both Instagram and Twitter were unnerved by the performer ‘shooting her shot’ with a much younger man.
Zodwa Wabantu turns 35 this year, and she is no stranger to controversy. Her provocative dances and activities with her sexual health sponsors have made her a household name in Mzansi.
So, when some drama kicks off online, it’s hard for the Soweto-born star to avoid the headlines.
The booty-shaker has been deported from Zambia before, due to her risque routines. She’s been branded a ‘disgrace’ by politicians, and even faced criticism from Jacob Zuma.
However, despite these lighter incidents, Zodwa Wabantu was almost canceled in 2019 after she made ‘homophobic comments‘ on a TV show.
The Instagram comment sparked a fierce debate on Twitter, as many users questioned her allegedly ‘predatory’ behaviour.
The age gap – and Zodwa’s recent love life history – has put her right on the spot, especially considering that she recently uploaded a video of herself with another fresh-faced boyfriend this week.
But the socialite does have a few backers in her corner. A flood of fans went online to defend her actions, contesting that both parties are consenting adults. Well, that’s if Sishi takes up her offer to slide in the DMs…