Zandile Khumalo-Gumede Slams Netizens Calling For Her To Be Cancelled
The singer and TV personality, Zandile Khumalo-Gumede, has broken her silence after her sister Kelly Khumalo was cancelled from the Maseru Jazz Festival amid the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial. The Bafana Bafana goalkeeper was shot dead in 2014 at Kelly’s mother’s house in Vosloorus. The trial of the five suspects is currently taking place at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
How Kelly Khumalo was cancelled from two music festivals
Kelly Khumalo was with Senzo Meyiwa when he was killed and has been accused of being involved in his death by some people. A recent court sitting revealed that Kelly Khumalo was in contact with one of the accused days before Senzo was shot. It was also revealed that no calls were made to the police or the ambulance after Senzo was shot. As the case continues to get complicated, several event organisers have decided to cancel Kelly Khumalo from their lineups due to the ongoing court trial.
Kelly Khumalo has not commented on her alleged cancellation. The singer has been cancelled from two gigs this month. She was cancelled from the all-star lineup of ‘A Tribute To Women’ festival and The Maseru Jazz Festival, slated for 24 September 2023. According to both event organisers, the decision to cancel Kelly Khumalo was based on complaints from unhappy audiences who were following the shocking testimonies during the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial.
How Zandile Khumalo-Gumede slammed the cancel culture
Taking to Instagram, Zandile Khumalo-Gumede said she does not care if she is cancelled. Zandile revealed that she makes music passionately and can do it for free even if cancelled.
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Against the backdrop of the alleged cancel culture, Zandile Khumalo-Gumede has seemingly taken a swipe at event organisers. Several social media users implicated her in the mix. Many believe she should also be cancelled since she was in the room the night Senzo was shot.
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