Somizi has been trending on social media for hours following the allegation that he stole the idea of his present, “Dinner At Somizi’s”.
The present which just lately kicks off in July has had many South African celebrities on it.
The present is a cooking present however many beans has been spilled because the company on his present ensure they discuss issues most of their followers don’t find out about.
A few of that are the likes of Pearl Thusi, DJ Zinhle, Jub Jub, Lerato Kganyago, Rami Chuene, Rebecca Malo, Zahara amongst others.
Many have proven their disappointment in the direction of the star whereas others nonetheless can’t imagine the information is true.
MultiChoice has confirmed that they’re conscious of the allegations which were leveled in opposition to the present and have reached out to Hastings Moeng.
“When content material is commissioned from producers, as on this case, MultiChoice obtains undertakings that every one mental property rights in relation to the present have been cleared. We reached out to Mr Moeng per week in the past to debate the matter and we await his response,” MultiChoice spokesperson Benedict Maaga informed Sowetan.
Maaga added the remaining episodes of the present will nonetheless be aired following the allegations.
“We’re additionally partaking the present’s producer. This declare won’t impression on the airing of the remaining episodes of the present.”
Stories emerged on Wednesday that the mind behind the present Hastings Moeng, despatched an e-mail to Somizi and Themba on July 28, 2014, proposing a cooking present Dinner Kwa Somizi.
“On 28 July 2014, Hastings Moeng proposed DinnerAtSomizis to Somizi & Themba. The outline of the present is materially much like the one now flighted (to the shock of Mr Moeng). See the 2014 e-mail under and resolve for your self,” shared Eusebius McKaiser on Twitter.
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On 2 September 2016 Hastings Moeng wrote to Legend (the present producer) with a synposis for #DinnerAtSomizis . You may see the therapy synopsis under. And decide for your self.
Why is IP theft so rife in leisure? Multichoice is being coy regardless of being proven this. (2/2) pic.twitter.com/A8Nwnu7Haa
— Eusebius McKaiser (@Eusebius) September 15, 2020
The present’s producer Legend informed the Sowetan that, “We’re conscious of this and have taken issues by our authorized workforce.”
Nonetheless, Somizi is but to answer this allegation however a lot of his followers are questioning if the allegation is true or not.
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