Last May, reports of domestic problems between Babes Wodumo and her partner, Mampintsha, surfaced online when she revealed she was in an abusive relationship during an interview on Metro fm. But without evidence to back her claims, Mampintsha’s denial of being an abusive lover threw enough doubt on the matter till it was eventually shuffled out of relevant conversation. For Babes Wodumo however, she seemed to have returned to the life of battering and torture till she could no longer stand keeping the domestic violence from the world. Last night, she uploaded a distressing video on her IG live, showing Mampintsha as he attacked her in their bedroom.
Wodumo and Mampintsha have been together since the start of their careers, working their way up the music business as musician and label owner as well as lovers who were eventually engaged to be married. Their relationship highlights the problematic relationship that seems to be the pattern when female stars date their bosses, following Tiwa Savage and former manager, Teebilz’s similarly abusive relationship. The video Babes Wodumo shared on her IG live is pretty damning for Mampintsha as it shows him repeatedly smacking the South African Gqom singer across the head. The story is still a developing but South Africans have taken to social media to express their grievances towards the aggressive and oppressive behavior from the label executive. Babes Wodumo’s brave exposure of her abuse has opened the floor for conversations on domestic violence in South Africa and in the entertainment industry.
You can watch a clip from the IG video below.
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