DJ Lamiez Holworthy has damaged her silence a couple of very disagreeable expertise that passed off whereas at a gig in Zeerust, North West, on Saturday, 15 Could.
The Pretoria-born star, who’s a Dwell AMP presenter on SABC1 and Metro FM host, opened up after a video of her being harassed and violated by followers began circulating on social media.
Within the video, the DJ and spouse of rapper Khuli Chana is surrounded by followers who’re rowdy, and are seen touching her and pulling her hair. Based on the DJ, some had been even touching her bum.
In a sequence of tweets, Lamiez expressed her anger and disgust at what had occurred. She revealed that in her 11 years of gigging, she had by no means felt so violated, including that not even eight bodyguards had been in a position to defend her from being harassed in that method.
“I’ve had 2deal with alot of chaos at gigs (as patiently as doable).
However I want you to assist me make sense of som1 legit PULLING MY HAIR while one or two others touched my bum as safety tried to escort me out. Within the 11 years that I’ve completed this, I’ve by no means felt so violated.
“8 bodyguards, and even that wasn’t sufficient!”
Lamiez went on to clarify that she loves her work, however she won’t be disrespected or handled like an object.
“I really like what I do, however I hate what it comes with. Individuals neglect that you just’re human, and as an alternative deal with you want an object!”
The DJ and presenter expressed that the incident made her very upset and emotional that she cries when she talks about it, reiterating that she will not be an object.
“Went to mattress with such a heavy coronary heart. It is all good now, or not less than will probably be.
I want 2stop speaking about final night time coz it upsets me a lot that I find yourself crying another time. Not as a result of I’m weak, however due to how indignant I really am!
Backside line? I AM NOT AN OBJECT!!!”
She additionally thanked her followers for checking up on her, and for the phrases of consolation.
“Thanks to everybody who reached out. Ke sharp! Ke lesole [I am fine! I am a soldier] – we soldier on. However boundaries? Me? My physique?! WILL be revered!!!”