South African media personality, Bonang Matheba has been trending since Thursday morning.
Matheba started trending on Twitter after she arrived for her appearance at the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court for alleged tax fraud, in Johannesburg.
The former radio presenter and Being Bonang – Reality TV star- has allegedly been evading the taxman for the past 10 years.
She is being charged for both personal and business tax, with outstanding personal taxes going as far back as 2008.
Matheba is expected to appear in court again on the 14 November 2018 after the postponement on Thursday afternoon.
Many have been tweeting about her alleged tax fraud charges, some in her defense, going as far as saying the judge is jealous of her success.
Some, on the other hand, have been mocking her fans for trying to defend her.
The court is jealous of Bonang Matheba's success and the judge is a hater because Bonang is resilient..
— Nkanyiso Ngqulunga (@Nkanyiso_ngqulu) October 4, 2018
Why Bonang Matheba, failed to pay her taxes. This doesn't suit her at all, that's stealing from government and poor masses..
— Sabelo@emaXabeni (@SabeloLehoko) October 4, 2018
I thought Bonang Matheba said the tax fraud story was fake, why is she summoned to court?
— kgabo Shilabjwe 👑 (@kgabo_shilabjwe) October 4, 2018
This Bonang Matheba tax thing can happen to anybody, doesnt mean she refuse to comply.
— CHEESEGAL YALEGODIMO (@PHALA_MR) October 4, 2018
Bonang matheba is smart, she knows most of her fans are dumb and gullible so she also instill the seed of doubt in their mind so when the truth comes out the doubt has already marinate she did the same thing DJ Zinhle
— Noko (@NJRaphala) October 4, 2018