Rea Gopane
Local YouTuber Rea Gopane has apologised after being smacked by a lawsuit by Bonang Matheba. The podcast host had accused Bonang of abusing cocaine and introducing AKA to the drug. After Bonang hit him with a R500k lawsuit, area promptly withdrew his accusations and apologised

Rea Gopane withdrew


previously reported that Bonang has instituted a defamation lawsuit worth R500 000 against a local YouTuber who made damning allegations about her. Rea Gopane is a YouTuber who is one half of 'The Rea and Black Step Podcast'. 

Earlier this month, the influencer made some accusations about Bonang having a drug habit and introducing AKA to cocaine. He said that he was told this sensitive information by media personality Siyabonga Mkhwanzi, more popularly known as Scoop. 

He said: “Scoop told us that AKA is on coke, and Bonang is the one that got him into cocaine. Scoop told us that, bro, after the interview we had him right here at this place.”

Bonang did not take kindly to the allegations and slapped Rea with a defamation suit worth R500 000. In the letter of demand, Bonang’s lawyers cite the financial demands as reparations for damaging her brand. With fans cheering her on, Bonang made it clear that more letters were going to be issued soon, including one to Scoop himself.