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Zola gives girlfriend a 'hot klap'

2010-01-13 10:05

*UPDATE (14-01-10)

Police have confirmed that no charges have been laid against Zola, whose real name is Bonginkosi Dlamini, regarding the brawl at his home on Monday night. Zola has also not laid a charge against the woman involved.

Kwaito star Zola has been accused of 'pulling a Chris Brown' when he assaulted a former girlfriend on Monday night.

SA musos have often been accused of imitating their US artists, but this is just taking it way too far.

Poor Zola just can't stay out of trouble. In his latest feat to make the papers, the kwaito star has been involved in a messy fight with a former ex-girlfriend at his Melville home in Joburg.

The story broke on Twitter last night through Lelo Boyana, an actress and active blogger.

The Times reports that Zola confirmed to them that he did indeed give his ex-girlfriend "one hot klap after the other", but he maintains it was in self-defence.

The article plots in detail how the brawl began. Zola claims the woman he assaulted is a journalist who was hitching a ride home with him.  When he heard her talking to another of his ex-girlfriends on the phone, he told her to get out.  Then things really got out of hand. His journalist ex girlfriend (there are so many here, we have to distiguish between them) got into his home through a window that she broke, and Zola tried to push her out of it again after a brawl where she hit him with his SAMA trophy. You're having a little giggle to yourself too, aren't you?

The police then arrived after he had called them when his alarm went off. The woman was held overnight at the police station while Zola got to stay home.

She later sent Zola an MMS of her black eye with a message saying: "Zola pulls a Chris Brown".

Seriously, this sounds more like a comedy sketch than an assault incident. It's totally farcical. Why are South African celebs and wannabes so adamant to make the tiniest connection to an international star, specially with something as serious as assault?

Zola doesn't seem to be phased by the incident, probably because it's just another crazy chick who can't handle being without him, right? Psh! Whatever.

Do you think Zola got away with this unfairly? 

Kwaito star Zola has been accused of 'pulling a Chris Brown' after assaulting a former girlfriend on Monday night. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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