Chester Missing to challenge Steve Hofmeyer's court order
This is now turning into a full-blown war!
Comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch has revealed that he plans to challenge the protection order against his puppet, Chester Missing.
The court order was obtained by Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyer who found himself in hot water over his Apartheid tweet two weeks."Blacks are the architects of Apartheid," read Steve's tweet.
Chester publicly called Steve out for being a 'racist' and challenged his sponsors for condoning the remarks.
This led to Steve getting the protection order, which prevents Chester from making any public comments about the singer or his sponsors. However, this did not deter Chester from his mission at all.
Conrad told Eyewitness News that he respects the court order. "It’s important that we talk about white privilege and apartheid, satire around politics, social identity and the nature of our economic system," he explained.
Meanwhile, Steve Hofmeyer has taken to his Facebook page to defend and explain the tweet that started this war.
The explanation is in the form of a Q&A and Steve kicks it off by explaining what he meant by the tweet. "It's the blacks that motivate whites to live apart," Steve wrote.
The singer also defended why he prefers singing the old nation anthem, and brings the state of SA politics to his defence.
What do you guys think about this debacle?