Somizi accused of stealing cooking show concept

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Somizi Mhlongo is in hot soup following the allegation he stole the concept of his show, “Dinner At Somizi’s”.

He is currently trending on Twitter.

The show which recently kicks off in July has had many South African celebrities thereon .

The show may be a cooking show but many beans has been spilled because the guests on his show confirm they mention things most of their fans don’t realize .

Some of which are the likes of Pearl Thusi, DJ Zinhle, Jub Jub, Lerato Kganyago, Rami Chuene, Rebecca Malo, Zahara among others.

Since the show debuted on the channel at has won the hearts of the many but now it’s left many an tad disappointed that the concept was apparently stolen, because the allegations have begin .

According to s screenshot of the show’s proposal shared by a Twitter user @Eusebius, the brain behind the show Hastings Moeng, sent an email to Somizi and Themba on July 28 2014, proposing a cooking show Dinner Kwa Somizi.

According to the twitter user, he said: “On 28 July 2014, Hastings Moeng proposed DinnerAtSomizis to Somizi & Themba. the outline of the show is materially almost like the one now flighted (to the shock of Mr Moeng). See the 2014 email below and choose for yourself.”

He continued: “On 2 September 2016 Hastings Moeng wrote to Legend (the current producer) with a synposis for #DinnerAtSomizis . you’ll see the treatment synopsis below. And judge for yourself. Why is IP theft so rife in entertainment? Multichoice is being coy despite being shown this.”

However, Somizi is yet to respond to this allegation but many of his fans are wondering if the allegation is true or not.

Many of his fans had mixed reactions on hearing the news. Check out some of the reactions below:

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