Bonang Matheba leaves MetroFM

2014-06-14 21:43

Cape Town - Bonang Matheba announced that she decided to leave MetroFM, after the SABC refused to allow Matheba to continue with a World Cup Lifestyle show on SuperSport.

The SABC says that no one that works on any SABC platform is allowed to be part of any other broadcasters in any medium.

Subsequently, Matheba decided that she could not agree to those terms as it did not align with her future plans.

"Metro FM is a fine station and it is a pity that my journey with them has been so short.

"I am an independent freelancer and have been working peacefully with all broadcasters over the years.

"My future potential cannot be jeopardised by accepting terms that will not grow my career. I could not agree to the SABC's blanket terms - in restricting me to work with other broadcasters even though my contract with them was on radio.

"Thank you to the team at Metro FM for a wonderful time thus far. Onward and upward!,” Matheba said in a statement.

Comments

  • Theodore Khumalo - 2014-06-14 21:52

    You go girl

      Lorain Maseko - 2014-06-17 12:32

      Yes literally, let het go.

  • Aslam Daweti - 2014-06-14 21:52

    Its all about growth at the end of the day..!

  • Moabi Mops HungryMan Monnatlala - 2014-06-14 21:54

    You didnt tell us wen u where joining metroFm, is it necessary to tel us wen u leaving? just as u came, go out

      zaberry.qobo - 2014-06-15 09:31

      Just for the sake of commenting. Please grab a chair and sit down.

      Danny Williams - 2014-06-15 17:15

      I was told and I wanna know

      Jabu Mabaso - 2014-06-17 21:13

      Theres something Bonang is not telling us. We know a lot of people who work for Supersport while employed by SABC. SABC please give us your side of the story. This woman has toooo many stories, just yesterday it was Itumeleng.

  • Emmanuel Manu - 2014-06-14 21:57

    Propaganda

  • sello.molefi.33 - 2014-06-14 22:02

    See you...

  • Progress Knowles - 2014-06-14 22:03

    But Unathi Msengana also works for Mnet as a judge for idols.....

      Danny Williams - 2014-06-15 17:17

      yes and Robert marawa. Is this not double standards

  • Bongane Bongane - 2014-06-14 22:12

    Stepping forwad 4 better offer, I won't blame u•

  • Tsietsi Tsietsi - 2014-06-14 22:13

    A bore gwaa!!'.ayee

  • Thami Ngwenya - 2014-06-14 22:13

    Good riddence!

      M R Lee Masoka - 2014-06-14 23:23

      You must be very jelaous of her succes lol

  • Dakalo Tshisikule - 2014-06-14 22:16

    Who is this bonang by de way

      Zama Mgwaba Sdingo - 2014-06-14 23:14

      U must be from MguruguruBundu, to not know her

      zaberry.qobo - 2014-06-15 09:33

      Can't believe in 2014 we still have people who don't use google. #SMH

  • Peter William - 2014-06-14 22:20

    Don't know her, no comment

  • Phinda Nondabula - 2014-06-14 22:22

    Is jealous really necessary. She is good at what she does no need to put another black person down.

  • Phinda Nondabula - 2014-06-14 22:23

    Who are you not appreciating black talent.

  • Mzwandile Jola Dlamanzi - 2014-06-14 22:50

    I do not believe this lady should be going on public trying to prove SABC wrong. SABC is where she got her benchmark to her promising career and she needs to respect that.

      Spijo Skhokho - 2014-06-15 02:27

      yo so 100% right

      Umbono Wami - 2014-06-15 07:32

      Sure, but the SABC doesn't own her. She is free to choose how she earns her income. While she was with the SABC, she worked and they paid her - as with any other employer/employee relationship; they weren't just giving her money while she did nothing. Did her popularity do nothing positive to increase the SABC's popularity among the youth? She doesn't owe the SABC anything.

  • Darian Gray - 2014-06-14 23:17

    Sias from 5fm works on Supersport

  • Mzwa Chilliza - 2014-06-14 23:25

    some of the sabc management are stupid,Isn't Marawa working for Metro fm and Supersport?Bonang made the right decision,she's got b"""s.

      Dee Phakula - 2014-06-15 01:02

      I think marawa is politically connected that's why his contract suits him

  • Keletso Montle - 2014-06-14 23:36

    It must have been difficult for both parties.

  • Khashi Left Eye - 2014-06-14 23:48

    That time slot is also boring you shouldn't worry much

      Danny Williams - 2014-06-15 17:20

      I don't agree

  • Chaly G Phirie Buthelezi - 2014-06-15 00:02

    Bonang she is a powerfull independent gal am sure she will make it future and get even more oppotunities to grow even bigger tha nw

      Thapedi Refilwe Mphego - 2014-06-15 01:31

      I'm going to miss her on metro fm. Her show was really entertaining

  • Yoli Nkosi - 2014-06-15 00:12

    Yho thank goodness good riddens to boredom thanks metro

  • Thabo T Ramphisa - 2014-06-15 00:35

    Yoooh eh kapela so

  • Donda Njabulo - 2014-06-15 00:52

    Eh

  • Drexlar Mutant - 2014-06-15 00:56

    Both parties are pathetic anyway, really.Whatever happened to the racial mix, this 'blackernization' of everything by S.ANC.BC is out of order. The presentation has been pathetic since 1999/2000. And this Matheba is an example of how not to be classy!

  • Thabang Tshepiso Ledwaba - 2014-06-15 01:01

    Etla go thobela fm ngwana geshu

      Don Killum - 2014-06-15 01:40

      Thobela fm is still SABC.

      Downs Shareholder - 2014-06-15 06:51

      Gape Thobela Fm ke ngwana wa SABC thaka.

  • Shaun Mohammed - 2014-06-15 01:03

    So like the ruling political party tendencies right here. Good for you Bonang and to stick to what's good for you. Will miss you on da show though especially on ask a man. You are my VIP for the week. Lol

  • Stavious Mamatepa - 2014-06-15 01:05

    But Robert Marawa is working for sabc and Supersport at the same time, why don't they tell him not to? Bloody ANC agents!

  • molifinyana - 2014-06-15 01:19

    Sabc is destroying it self!whose going to choose them over a international broadcaster like supursport?they are bunch of Creazy people!

  • Landile Mamve - 2014-06-15 04:43

    Thanx 4 leaving Bonang. Your Metro-fm slot was boring.

  • Landile Mamve - 2014-06-15 05:26

    Luckily for you Bonang SABC has a COO who enjoys getting womn as free gifts....why don't you give yourself to him?....@least your job will be safe.

  • June Matshiya Webrhole - 2014-06-15 06:13

    What is it with sabc, bcoz they dont even brodcast best shows .mxm pissed

  • Armando Guerra - 2014-06-15 06:40

    I only know that she is a local celebrity.nothing else.

      Mbali Gumede - 2014-06-15 11:45

      That's all you need to know! I mean really, what else would you want to know?!*confused*

  • Sibongile Mabhoza Mbatha - 2014-06-15 06:57

    Good riddens your voice annoys the hell out of me,you toooooooo loud and fake " darliiiiiiiiinnnnnngggggg"

  • Downs Shareholder - 2014-06-15 06:59

    The gap between commercial tv stations ie eNews and Supersport is widening. SABC is focused on pleasing their political masters while the others are building and investing in their brands. SABC is dying a slow death. Soweto tv is doing a better job than public broadcaster.

      Mozent Mangwana - 2014-06-15 08:24

      Sabc must give presenters or dj's job security first before dictatorship, they dictate that work within the Sabc channels whilst the opportunities are for the same people. Bonang u present for Top Billing (Sabc 3) and Metro fm and that was enough revenue for u to survive. Then Sabc must understand that u host Clashes of the Choirs (DSTV) and you expect Sabc Group to understand that? Therefore Sabc did the right thing although they (Sabc) have to offer long term contracts or permanent positions for all freelancers.

  • Rendani Ramukhuba - 2014-06-15 07:01

    The SABC and its dictator tendencies / who came up with this stupid rule anyways? Actors, Artists and Media personality can never be restricted to excersize their talents like that. What conflict is there in Bonang working for both SABC radio and Multichoice? Rediculous!!!! Now they're going to summarize her. She will be banned from any Sabc related work. I know how those w!tches at the SABC operate. Good luck to you Bonang! May your star keep rising! In Maya Angelou's famous words; Still I rise!!

  • Rendani Ramukhuba - 2014-06-15 07:01

    The SABC and its dictator tendencies / who came up with this stupid rule anyways? Actors, Artists and Media personality can never be restricted to excersize their talents like that. What conflict is there in Bonang working for both SABC radio and Multichoice? Rediculous!!!! Now they're going to summarize her. She will be banned from any Sabc related work. I know how those w!tches at the SABC operate. Good luck to you Bonang! May your star keep rising! In Maya Angelou's famous words; Still I rise!!

  • Dingiswayo Mthembu - 2014-06-15 07:18

    She was excited about joining metrofm but she didn't read the fine print.Nc nc nc.

  • Sipho Simon Mogale - 2014-06-15 07:27

    You can't work for ANC an DA no matter how experienced you are

      Shaun Matuwane - 2014-06-15 08:54

      so now what does politics have to do with anything

  • Wendy Mdingi - 2014-06-15 07:44

    Didn't Robert Marawa have the same issue?

  • Tshinane Shadrack - 2014-06-15 07:49

    what about robert marawa? some animals are more equal tha others.this sabc is a bloody circus!

  • Vincent Tseka - 2014-06-15 07:51

    Robert Marawa is doing both metro and supersport. Or I'm missing something here

      Khanyo MaHlongwane Mthimkhulu - 2014-06-15 08:20

      Ja but he also went through the same struggle and he chose Supersport. They couldn't fill his shoes so they begged him to come back.

  • Mlungisi Luja Zako - 2014-06-15 07:52

    We should respect women, Robert Marawa works for both SABC n Multichoice why not Bonang. What message is SABC sending to us, they sexist?

  • Mxolisi Collins Chipa - 2014-06-15 07:52

    I respect People who stand for what they believe in!clearly this lady knows what she wants.gudluck to you girly!

  • Carolyn Elgin Sims-Handcock - 2014-06-15 08:19

    Bonang has become arrogant and full of her own self-importance - a pity because she used to be really likeable

  • Khanyo MaHlongwane Mthimkhulu - 2014-06-15 08:23

    I'm so disappointed. I was starting to love the show. It was a great and funny show. I think SABC must stop behaving like idiots and think about the listeners. The pulled the same stunt on Robert Marawa and failed to fill his shoes.

  • Relebogile Khwela - 2014-06-15 08:38

    Even Unathi Msengana works for mzansi and SABC, not to mention Mr.Marawa. so what is the fuss with Bonang... SABC must decide if they want employees or puppets.... anyway Queen B, all the best. You are super talented and its clear you are going places

      Euraw Birdman - 2014-06-15 09:09

      She's a queen of what? Please inform me.

  • Eddie Murray - 2014-06-15 08:44

    Hmmmm , nope . Never heard of her .

      Lucky Tiva - 2014-06-15 09:41

      you must have been in prison for the past 10yrs.

  • Tseky Lovelace - 2014-06-15 08:45

    I give sabc 10/10 for this terms, someone is busy looking for job and the so called celebs takes all jobs available. u cant have two jobs at the same time. I wish all broadcast can do the same and eliminate this greedy.

      Lehlogonolo Mogafe - 2014-06-15 08:57

      Indeed u are right,all celebrities dey are all over we need a chance to show our talent

  • Shaun Matuwane - 2014-06-15 08:57

    Thanks for going

  • Bonginkosi Gwala - 2014-06-15 09:17

    she's nt ryt dis 1 nyani ibaryt girlfriend

  • Namedi Phatudi - 2014-06-15 09:23

    Sad, Metro is dying a slow death... Aza, SK and now Bonang? When Robert goes, then that will b it for me...