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Shebeshxt apologizes for knocking out man on street

Controversial South African musician, Shebeshxt has apologised for his recent public altercation. A video of the controversial Limpopo-born rap sensation punching a man identified as Tshepo went viral on social media.

Shebeshxt, real name Lehlogonolo Chauke, shared a video of himself alongside the man saying he had asked for forgiveness and he assured his fans he wouldn’t do it again.

“I’m with him now, I came to ask for forgiveness. I made a mistake for sure. I won’t do it again.”

Shebeshxt lit up the trends lists after the altercation.

See Also: Shebeshxt warns fans who provoke him: ‘stab’

In February, he took to his Instagram stories to share his side of the story and issued a warning.

“The problem is you are used to provoking n*ggas. I’m not those people. I’m not a motherf***er. I stab. You are busy provoking me and you will cause nurses to fix stitches,” he wrote.

Scores on social media have been reacting to his viral fights. Some cautioned Shebeshxt would end up behind bars again if he continued with this behaviour.

In Other News: Bonang Matheba replaces Thuso Mbedu as beauty ambassador

Media darling, Bonang Matheba made history when she became South Africa’s first ambassador for Revlon. After the big deal, she hasn’t stopped winning, she became an ambassador for shoe brand Ipanema, Nivea andrecently, Steve Maddon. A source revealed that Bonang is in the process of replacing Thuso Mbedu as the brand ambassador for L’Oréal.

Last year, Thuso Mbedu was announced as L’Oréal’s first Black brand ambassador for sub-Saharan Africa. This was revealed in the series, titled “Because I’m Worth It,” designed to empower women.

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The series has in the past seen contributions from US icons, Viola Davis, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren and Kendall Jenner.

“We are thrilled to announce the talented South African actress Thuso Mbedu as a new brand ambassador and spokesperson for L’Oréal Paris in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. In addition to her successful international acting career, Thuso is passionate about empowering women and girls by providing them with educational resources alongside the non-profit organisation Save The Children,” L’Oréal announced at the time.

The source told ZiMoja that Bonang and her team pitched to the international brand and they could not resist. “She knows her story. She gave a very impressive pitch. She will be starting to shoot for the brand over the next coming weekend and has been travelling with them.” adds the source.




It has barely been a year since Thuso has been ambassador. The source says Thuso has not yet been informed about the ambassadorship. “They are introducing Bonang as a digital ambassador and I am not sure what will happen with Thuso as her contract has not ended.” The source says Bonang and Thuso are cordial. “They are not besties, but they are not enemies.” Last year, Bonang and Thuso made their debut on the runway at the prestigious Le Défilé  L’Oréal Paris in the City. Both Thuso and Bonang could not be reached for comment.

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