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Sbahle Mpisane responds to claims that she once posted Mamkhize’s snake on her IG

12 November 2020 - 15:00 By Masego Seeemela
Sbahle Mpisane is shutting down those “snake rumours”.
Sbahle Mpisane is shutting down those “snake rumours”.
Image: Sbahle Mpisane/Instagram

Former fitness bunny, Sbahle Mpisane has come out guns blazing to refute rumours that her family acquired their riches through black magic.

Sbahle’s clapback comes after controversial author Jackie Phamotse went live on Instagram and accused some celebrities of using “snakes” to gain wealth.

Jackie’s allegations soon sparked a fiery conversation about wealthy celebrities who have acquired their wealth using black magic.

Although no one knows which celebrities Jackie was referring to, a tweep decided to unearth an old snake video Sbahle shared on Instagram years ago.

Sbahle’s name soon made it on the trends list with many drawing up the conclusion that her mother, MamMkhize, was rich because of a snake.

Feeling that things were spiralling out of hand, Sbahle took her Instagram Stories and posted a snap of the real owner of the snake. She went on to tag the owner with a small message for the haters.

“The snake most fu**as think is mine. Stay talking,” she captioned her story with two fingers in the air emoji at the end.

In the picture, a man is seen in an expensive car with his huge “pet” snake.

Screenshot from Sbahle's IG Live.
Screenshot from Sbahle's IG Live.
Image: Instagram/Sbahle Mpisane

Since accusing some famous faces in the entertainment industry of using “snakes” and “witchcraft” to achieve success, earlier this week Jackie teamed up with veteran traditional healer Gogo Bathini Mbatha to dissect the topic.

While her name became a trending topic on Twitter, sparking a massive debate about whether snakes were really being used as a tool for success, Jackie put TshisaLIVE in touch with traditional expert Gogo Bathini.

In an exclusive interview with TshisaLIVE, Gogo Bathini validated Jackie's claims that snakes were used to acquire riches. He also revealed that he specialises in dealing with celebrities and politicians, but wouldn't be drawn into revealing any names.

“A snake, if it is well bred with the right muti on it, can make your business go from one to 100. I personally specialise with celebrities, pastors, all sorts of prominent people, entrepreneurs, business people, a lot.

“If I were to be given the right to talk, I could mention a lot of celebrity and political names and you would be shocked.”

Gogo Bathini shared that birds also bring good luck. 

“As you can hear, there are birds chirping in the background in their little cage. They form part of what I do as a traditional healer besides snakes. There's a lot I can do for many people.” 

The traditional healer revealed the types of snakes that were apparently used to bring one riches.

“The snakes are not the same in everybody. It's either a snake as a pet or a snake to bring wealth. It's not the same.

“Other snakes bring luck without sleeping with anyone. Some snakes bring luck with the terms and conditions of sleeping with somebody [sexually sleeping with the snake]. I have samples of snakes that bring luck without sleeping with anyone.”