DJ Tira Denies Allegations of Violating Singer Luke Ntombela

DJ Tira denies allegations of sexual misconduct made by singer Luke Ntombela, who claims he slept with her without her consent. Tira's lawyers have sent a cease and desist letter demanding a public apology and retraction of the allegations.

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DJ Tira Denies Allegations of Violating Singer Luke Ntombela

DJ Tira Denies Allegations of Violating Singer Luke Ntombela

South African DJ and music producer DJ Tira has denied allegations made by singer Luke Ntombela, who claimed that he slept with her without her consent. Ntombela shared screenshots on social media, which appeared to show DJ Tira asking her not to expose him.

Why this matters: The allegations against DJ Tira highlight the pervasive problem of sexual misconduct and the importance of consent in all interactions. The incident also underscores the need for accountability and support for victims ofsexual violence, particularly in the entertainment industry.

In response, DJ Tira's lawyers, Khathi and Mkhize Attorneys, sent a cease and desist letter to Ntombela, demanding that she retract her allegations and publish a public apology within 7 days. The letter also requires Ntombela to conduct a radio interview retracting her previous statements and offering an unconditional apology.

The cease and desist letter states: "It is therefore our instruction to demand, as we hereby do, that you desist from this unlawful conduct of publishing and peddling these malicious and unfounded allegations against our client."

Last week, Luke Ntombela made the allegations against DJ Tira on social media, claiming that she woke up in his bed after a night out, despite having turned down his advances earlier. She alleged that she was intoxicated and blacked out, and that DJ Tira continued to touch her inappropriately.

Ntombela shared WhatsApp conversations, presumably between herself and DJ Tira, and stated that she has been diagnosed with depression and is still struggling to come to terms with the incident. "I hear you saying this and that about witchcraft; how do you explain the pain of waking up in someone's bed when you're blacked out? That person continues touching you as if you are lovers," Ntombela said.

DJ Tira's wife, Gugu Khathi, has also spoken out, claiming that Luke's issue is with royalties, not violation. "Luke did work with Durban Finest and Afrotainment was and still is willing to give her the royalties for the songs she did, but she wants compensation for stress. We are wondering what compensation stress is she talking about. Was she injured in studio while working with Tira?" Khathi said.

The incident has sparked a heated debate on social media, with many netizens reacting to DJ Tira's media statement denying the allegations. This is not the first time the multi-award-winning DJ and record label owner has trended on social media for negative reasons. Failure to comply with the demands in the cease and desist letter will result in legal action being taken against Ntombela to protect DJ Tira's reputation.

Key Takeaways

  • DJ Tira denies allegations of non-consensual sex with singer Luke Ntombela.
  • Ntombela shared screenshots of WhatsApp conversations, claiming DJ Tira asked her not to expose him.
  • DJ Tira's lawyers sent a cease and desist letter, demanding a public apology and retraction of allegations.
  • Ntombela alleged she woke up in DJ Tira's bed after a night out, despite turning down his advances earlier.
  • DJ Tira's wife, Gugu Khathi, claims Ntombela's issue is with royalties, not violation.