What drama? Rachel Kolisi makes return to Instagram with family beach day photo!

2019-04-01 13:26
Siya Kolisi, Rachel Kolisi
Siya Kolisi, Rachel Kolisi (Photo: Gallo)

Cape Town -  Rachel Kolisi, the wife of Springbok ruby captain Siya Kolisi, has returned to Instagram after deactivating her account after she accused a woman of sending her husband an explicit photo.

ICYMI: On 18 March Rachel released several Instagram Stories accusing Cape Town-based fitness model Marike Botha of sending Siya a racy photo exposing her "ass," and shared the 23-year-old's personal information with her followers. 

After receiving enormous social media backlash, Rachel deactivated her personal Instagram account.

On Friday, Rachel made her return to Instagram sharing a video promoting a fund-raising campaign benefiting those affected by Cyclone Idai.

She also shared a photo of her family enjoying some downtime of the beach on Sunday. "Dreading this holiday being over, she captioned the photo." 

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dreading this holiday being over. ???

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According to reports, Rachel has since apologised to Marike, but the model's manager Mauritz Benande told Channel24 that he was not aware of an apology being issued.

He added: "If Rachel does not want to offer an apology, the legal route is still an option for us."

According to an article published in the 4 April issue of Huisgenoot, the Kolisi's lawyer Barend Kellerman said Rachel and Siya would not comment on reports.

Speaking to the Afrikaans lifestyle magazine, Marike said that Siya initiated a conversation with her on Instagram. The pair then exchanged several "platonic messages," which she deleted after the Springbok captain asked her to.

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Numerous attempts by Channel24 to reach Rachel has been unsuccessful.