There has been some controversial headlines in the past weeks that involved comedian Tol A$$ Mo and his wife Mome.

BET Africa has confirmed that it will no longer air a controversial interview with Mo and his wife Mome which was hosted by Pearl Thusi.

The channel came under fire on Saturday morning after Pearl announced that she was going to be interviewing the couple.

There has been extensive reporting on the r_ape allegations and charges opened by model Lerato Moloi against Tol A$$ Mo whose real name is Mongezi Mahlangu.


Lerato had initially tweeted about the incident that happened when they were in the Western Cape in 2014. Mo sent his lawyers to force Moloi to delete the tweet but she refused.

The channel came under fire as shocked celebrities and fans condemned it for trying to air the interview as part of their ‘Behind the Story’ series.

BET wrote, “BET Africa confirms that the Tol A$$ Mo and Mome interview for the upcoming session of Behind the Story with Pearl Thusi will not be aired on the channel out of respect for the current environment, legal proceedings and bases of impartiality”.