Somizi Taken To Court

He was served with summons from Hastings Moeng

By  | Jan 03, 2021, 11:59 AM  | Somizi Mhlongo  | Drama

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Clearly not everything Somizi touches turns to gold. The TV personality is embroiled in a theft scandal regarding his show Dinner At Somizi's. Season two of the show has been halted due to Hastings Moeng's allegations against Somizi Mhlongo, Barleader TV & Multichoice. He has gone as far as serving the three parties with summons on December 30 2019 for allegedly stealing his idea for Dinner At Somizi's.

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Author Eusebius McKaiser revealed the summons on Twitter and the caption accompanying his post reads; "Somizi Mhlongo, Barleader TV & Multichoice have had summons served today on behalf of Hastings Moeng seeking "reasonable compensation" plus "15% interest" as the alleged originator of the concept Dinner With Somizi.

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"Moeng wants the court to declare his verbal contract as valid & binding (supported by email evidence that it exists); wants the court to declare the concept underpinning Somizi's show as Moeng's brainchild & wants the court to direct "reasonable compensation" to be given to Moeng plus rights to contract future seasons etc."

Somizi for his part claims he knows nothing about his show bieng a stolen concept.

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