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Zwai Bala apologises for offending a fan two decades ago

Music legend Zwai Bala has issued a public apology after a Twitter user told the star that he offended her over two decades ago.

Bala grabbed the attention of social media users following an interview with MacG and Sol Phenduka on the popular ‘Podcast and Chill’. While many celebrated his success and acknowledged his great contribution to the industry, the complainant, @Tilly_tetelo, detailed her first encounter with Bala, which left a bad taste in her mouth ever since.

Zwai Bala

“I see Zwai Bala trending and I remember how he broke my heart when I was 12/13 I was in a mini Soweto orchestra , so excited that we were performing for him but I saw him saying something to his friend looking at me and the (they) laughed. My day was ruined (and) I haven’t healed,” wrote @Tilly_tetelo.

It was not long after the post was shared on Twitter that Bala responded, issuing an apology to the young woman.

“I’m sorry it’s taken more than 20 years but (I’d) like to officially apologise to you now,” he said.

“Thank you for your comment. I’m delighted you’ve found closure & even more appreciative the opportunity presented itself this way….”

Source: IOL

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