Kelly Khumalo on walking off stage at EFF rally: 'People think I'm an easy target'
Kelly Khumalo (PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/GALLO IMAGES)
Kelly Khumalo on walking off
stage at EFF rally: 'People think I'm an easy target'
Singer Kelly Khumalo shocked
fans when she walked
off stage after a short performance at an EFF Rally in Durban recently.
She walked out after the crowd
began to chant Senzo Meyiwa's name. One
event goer held up a poster with the words "Justice for Senzo
Meyiwa" written on it.
Now, in an interview with Trending SA Kelly has opened
up about why she decided to walk off stage that day.
Speaking to Kuli Roberts on
Trending SA, Kelly said that she believes people taunt her so much about Senzo because
they were in a very public relationship.
“I was in a relationship
with him and I am in the public eye. And I think that people think I'm an easy
target,” she explained.
She also added that she was
not pushed off stage but rather she walked off because she could feel the
energy from the crowd was not welcoming of her.
Kelly alslo explained that’s
he felt very powerful when she walked off the stage.
“…I stand to motivate what
is positive and if I don’t feel that, I am more than happy to walk out.”
Senzo Meyiwa was tragically
shot at Kelly’s family home in 2014.
In almost four years, no
arrests have yet been made for the murder and police have
found no leads.
In an interview with Drum
Kelly’s sister Zandie, who was there on the fateful night Senzo was killed
“Kelly and I chose not to speak
or defend ourselves because we were asked by the police not to say anything and
we didn’t want to confuse people.
haunted by Senzo’s murder.
long do we have to defend ourselves? We said what we know and what we saw. We
have a child at home we have to look at every day, who looks exactly like Senzo.
It’s a constant reminder and it hurts.”
Watch the Trending SA video here.