On Sunday’s episode of her reality TV show, Zodwa Wa Bantu as she affectionately called by her supporters, said that gay men were convinced that they had vaginas.
“Gay people are naughty. They are convinced that they have a vagina, they have a penis. We have vaginas. We accommodate you guys, you get to wear makeup. When we talk about men, you get a chance too,” she said on the show.
In a statement on Thursday, channel apologized to the LGBTQI+ community for Zodwa’s comments.
“The views expressed by Zodwa are regrettable and she commits to learning. We convey our sincere and profound regret … We have placed internal measures to ensure that such an incident does not occur in the future,” the channel said.
“Our channel talent will be given the proper tools and guidelines to enable them to understand the various dynamics that make up our society.”