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Somizi Mhlongo takes 'time off' from Idols SA and Metro FM

Following abuse allegations made against Somizi Mhlongo, the media personality has been requested to take time off from his various roles as Idols SA judge and radio presenter on Metro FM.
Source: @somizi
In a statement issued by M-Net,
We have reached a mutual agreement that Mr Mhlongo will take some time off to deal with his personal circumstances until this matter has been resolved. Viewers will still see Mr Mhlongo on their screens until Sunday, 22 August 2021, as the audition shows for Idols SA were pre-recorded.

It has also been confirmed that Mhlongo was requested by Metro FM to take some time off to take care of personal matters.

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