SuperSport fires presenter Robert Marawa

SuperSport fires presenter Robert Marawa

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SuperSport has fired the veteran sports presenter Robert Marawa. Robert, who boasts years of broadcasting experience, took to Twitter where he revealed that he was informed not to bother coming to studio for his Thursday Night Live With Marawa show on SuperSport 4. 

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Robert Marawa insinuated that his dismissal is connected to allegations of sexual harassment within SuperSport ranks that he spoke up about.

Marawa earlier tweeted: “Working and reflecting….Imagine paying for a service where people who r guilty of sexual harassment r employed and encouraged to work!! Lovely hey….(sic).”

Robert Marawa was previously fired from the SABC in July 2017 and later rehired, and he was previously also fired from SoccerZone on SABC1.

“I received a text around 18H50 tonight informing me that I should not bother coming to Studio for Thursday Night Live with Marawa Show on @SuperSportTV… I would like to thank all those who have supported my journey as a Sportscaster & those I’ve worked with at Supersport! (sic),” – Marawa tweeted.

https://twitter.com/robertmarawa/status/1129092192243519493

In another tweet to fans wanting to know what happened, Robert said: “One day u will ALL know. It will cost me my life but you will know” adding that “The Mafia! Incorporated with lackeys. An amazing story.”

“SuperSport is in the process of an exciting refresh of its local presenter line-up, which will be unveiled as part of our new football season campaign. This restructure includes us not pursuing our contractual relationship with Robert Marawa” – SuperSport tweeted.

Image Courtesy: instagram.com/robert_marawa

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