Isibaya actress Mbali Mlotshwa claims she lost out on many TV gigs because her husband DJ Black Coffee did not approve of her shooting romantic scenes with her male colleagues.
This she said in court papers filed in the Joburg High Court, in which she is justifying the millions she is demanding from Black Coffee.
“I also was under pressure from the respondent to not take up acting events as he would not accept me doing any romantic or intimate scenes. This demand by the respondent immediately caused many TV production companies and with numerous projects that I had been lined up for, to cancel or drop me from their lists of actresses. This because, presently, romantic scenes are part and parcel of the mainstream television, and slowly and incrementally, I found myself becoming a stay-at-home mom without really being aware of it,” reads the papers.
Mlotshwa said she had lost income because of Black Coffee’s problem with her shooting romantic episodes and as result, she needs the artist, whom she said earns over R100-million a year from his overseas and local events, to pay the millions she is demanding from him.
She also wants the court to declare null and void the antenuptial contract she signed before marrying Black Coffee.
In the papers seen by Sunday World, the actress said the which are believed to be housed in offshore and overseas accounts.
She said Black Coffee owned their R5.9-million marital house in Sandton, a R26-million property in Braamfontein, DJ tricked her into signing the and prenup, which limits her claim properties from his estate to R4-million. in Sandhurst
She said the artist makes at least $8-million from gigs and in Europe and the US and Northcliff, R20-million from South Africa. Mlotshwa also amended among others. her list of demands as part of the interim maintenance order Mlotshwa and is now demanding a whopfurther claims ping R500 000 a year just for that he also holidays from him. owns several
She is also demanding that luxury cars, including Black Coffee pay her more than a Bentley R131 000 in monthly maintenance, Mulsanne made up of R80 000 worth R6.7-million, child maintenance for their two a Lamborghini minor children, R30 000 for Urus groceries and household items worth R3.7-million, and R17 800 for her beauty cosa Bentley metics. The amount excludes Continental GT monthly bond payments, school worth R3.2-million, fees, house maintenance and a Maserati other house-related expenses. Granturismo
The actress said she was unable worth R2-million, to cover these expenses as Mercedesshe earned R45 000 a month. Benz GL bought for R1-million
Mlotshwa has asked the and a Porsche Macan worth court to force Black Coffee to R1.6-million. pay additional millions in her Black Coffee described his legal fees to help her attorneys ex-wife’s demands as a “wish to trace the DJ’S other assets, list” and said he took offence at
He would not accept me doing any romantic scenes
Mlotshwa’s numerous referrals to “our joint estate”, stating she was creating an impression they were married in community of property, while they had signed an antenuptial contract without accrual. He denied that he was making R100-million a year and said his income was not stable as it changed depending on seasons.
Black Coffee said he was also hit with a R40-million tax bill by SARS but managed to negotiate a settlement figure of R8-million with the taxman. He challenged his wife’s submission about her income, saying her submission that she earned R45 000 a month was not true.
Her bank statement showed she had earned more than R700 000 in six months from her acting gigs, he argued.