Isibaya actress Mbali Mlotshwa claims she lost out on many TV gigs because her husband DJ Black Coffee did not approve of her shooting romantic scenes with her male colleagues. This she said in court papers filed in the Joburg High Court, in which she is justifying the millions she is demanding from Black Coffee.
“I also was under pressure from the respondent to not take up acting events as he would not accept me doing any romantic or intimate scenes. This demand by the respondent immediately caused many TV production companies and with numerous projects that I had been lined up for, to cancel or drop me from their lists of actresses. This because, presently, romantic scenes are part and parcel of the mainstream television, and slowly and incrementally, I found myself becoming a stay-at-home mom without really being aware of it,” reads the papers.
Mlotshwa said she had lost income because of Black Coffee’s problem with her shooting romantic episodes and as result, she needs the artist, whom she said earns over R100-million a year from his overseas and local events, to pay the millions she is demanding from him.
She also wants the court to declare null and void the antenuptial contract she signed before marrying Black Coffee. She said Black Coffee owned their R5.9-million marital house in Sandton, an R26-million property in Braamfontein, DJ tricked her into signing the and prenup, which limits her claim properties from his estate to R4-million. in Sandhurst
She said the artist makes at least $8-million from gigs and in Europe and the US and Northcliff, R20-million from South Africa. Mlotshwa also amended among others. her list of demands as part of the interim maintenance order Mlotshwa and is now demanding a whopfurther claims ping R500 000 a year just for that he also holidays from him.
The actress said she was unable worth R2-million, to cover these expenses as Mercedesshe earned R45 000 a month. Mlotshwa has asked the and a Porsche Macan worth court to force Black Coffee to R1.6-million. pay additional millions in her Black Coffee described his legal fees to help her attorneys’ ex-wife’s demands as a “wish to trace the DJ’S other assets, list” and said he took offense at
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He would not accept me doing any romantic scenes. Black Coffee said he was also hit with an R40-million tax bill by SARS but managed to negotiate a settlement figure of R8-million with the taxman. He challenged his wife’s submission about her income, saying her submission that she earned R45 000 a month was not true.
Her bank statement showed she had earned more than R700 000 in six months from her acting gigs, he argued.