Enhle Mbali, the estranged of DJ Black Coffee, has released a public statement hot on the heels of her ex denying claims of domestic abuse
On Monday, the actress and designer made headlines after she applied for a protection order against her music ex-spouse, after she accused him of assaulting her.
Black Coffee, real name Nkosinathi Maphumulo, denied the allegations, claiming the mother of his children was “misleading the public” under the guise of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).
Enhle has now hit back, in what she claims is an effort to end the “cycle of abuse”.
“I feel it is paramount for me to not only defend myself against the misrepresentation and counter accusations being made but to also put an end to the cycle of abuse that I have continued to face at his commission.
Enhle then went on to recount the many times her ex had “beaten, berated, rendered me broken and unworthy”
She also claimed Black Coffee had cheated on her numerous times.
“I have within the marriage and now as an estranged spouse endured gaslighting, emotional, verbal abuse, physical abuse and financial abuse at his behest.
“The extent of the turmoil I experienced in the marriage as a result of the abuse and the extra marital affairs were so severe that I was admitted into a facility and was treated for depression”.
Enhle then listed in detail, her allegations of abuse against the 40-year-old star
She also clapped back at his claims that she was exploiting her fans and GBV activists.
She added; “I would never exploit domestic violence and waste the courts time for my own benefit. It is my sole wish to ensure that by me speaking out about my experience amongst so many other voices that a more determined and unbiased approach to the resolution
Read her full statement below…
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The post saw hundreds of comments from fans who praised the star for her ‘bravery’, including from the likes of stars like Sophie Lichaba, Hulisane Ravele, Thickleeyonce, Melanie Bala and Zenande Mfenyana
In addition, these celebs have taken to their own social media accounts to pledge their allegiance to Enhle….
WE BELIEVE HER pic.twitter.com/BHLMUu8tI9
— 4436 OUT NOW (@Boity) April 13, 2021
— Rosie Motene- Pan African feminist! (@RosieMotene) April 12, 2021
— Mohale Motaung (@mohale_motaung) April 12, 2021
— THE 4TH REPUBLIC (@PrinceKaybee_SA) April 12, 2021
— Jackie Phamotse (@JackiePhamotse) April 12, 2021
The time is NOW!!!!
We stand united and shall not be silenced. pic.twitter.com/mCBlaWMj8w
— KUMKANIKAZI (@ntsikimazwai) April 12, 2021