Somizi accused of stealing television show idea

File: Media personality Somizi Mhlongo (C).

File: Media personality Somizi Mhlongo (C).


JOHANNESBURG - Social media is divided over allegations of theft against Idols judge, Somizi Mhlongo.

Producer Hastings Moeng says he pitched a light-hearted television show similar to Dinner at Somizi’s.

The synopsis was sent to Somgaga in 2014, and the current producer in 2016.

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Moeng says he didn't receive a reply from the producers.

However, a similar show is currently on television.

Somizi, the producers, as well as Multichoice, are yet to respond to the allegations.


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