Francois van Coke is too wild for Oudtshoorn

2009-03-25 09:51
Francois van Coke

Looks like Francois van Coke is just too wild and "un-Christian" for Oudtshoorn's conservative residents.

The Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel singer will be in Oudtshoorn to perform at the KKNK festival next week. But it looks like the singer and his entourage are without a place to stay for the festival. When homeowner Louis Lategan discovered that it was Francois who would be staying at his house for the festival, he vehemently changed his mind about hiring out his home.

Louis, a teacher, said that he is a Christian and his beliefs are not on par with that of Francois and crew, and that's why he decided not to hire the house to them. He also made mention of an incident years ago when Francois wrote "F—k God" on a fan’s wallet.

Francois is playing the lead in a postmodern musical called 2-21, and is not at KKNK with his band. Francois told Die Burger that Louis had just "shot himself in the foot" because he had planned a restful few days in Oudtshoorn and was not intending to "go wild".

Francois and company are on the look out for another place to stay. Anyone want to offer their house? 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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