File: Redi Thlabi is denying former president Jacob Zuma's allegations and has applied to grill him.
JOHANNESBURG - Journalist and author Redi Tlhabi wants to cross-examine former president Jacob Zuma at the state capture inquiry.
Zuma's claimed Tlhabi is part of external forces trying to destroy his character.
He told the inquiry she's working on a movie about the rape trial in which he was acquitted.
Zuma says the film is part of a ploy to brand him a rapist.
Tlhabi is denying his allegations and has applied to give evidence at the inquiry and to grill the former president.
Her lawyers say the allegations continue to tarnish her reputation.