Masechaba Ndlovu opens about being abused at 9-years-old
Masechaba Ndlovu (PHOTO: Drum)
Ndlovu has opened up about being molested when she was just nine years old.
an interview with Mac G on his podcast and
chill YouTube show, the former radio presenter opened up about the
abuse which was inflicted by her stepfather.
first sexual encounter was with my stepdad, unfortunately,” she said about the
was nine and he molested me. When my mother (was not there), we were in the
States. My mom left me with him... as we think it is acceptable to leave a
child with her father... Uhm, for two-three days he held me hostage and he basically
sexually abused me”.
also spoke out about how the experience changed the way she saw men.
that, I wanted nothing to do with men, for a long time but I healed from that
and I've learned that it's not about genders, it's about people, it's about
criminals... Which is why I've always been against the #menaretrash movement.
been beaten, I've been sexually abused and I've had everything you can imagine
happen to me except death,” Masechaba said.
also revealed that once she got older she was involved in a relation with a man
who beat her. Detailing the breakup, she revealed that after she left him, she
laid a charge and got a restraining order against her former partner but it
wasn’t an easy decision to make because “I was crazy about this guy”.
never easy and I understand,” she says about walking away from an abusive
day for years I wanted to pick up the phone and every single day I dreamt about
him and I missed him. You don’t stop loving someone just because they beat you
but you have to be strong. You cannot tolerate abuse”.
divorced but has a great relationship with her ex-husbands.