South African hit maker Okmalumkoolkat, real name – Smiso Zwane who served time in an Australian jail after a court found him guilty of sexual assault has finally let his mouth loose on what actually happened.
South Africans have been itching to hear his own side of the story after he served one month of a six-month sentence in a Tasmanian prison. He was convicted for assault with intent of indecency and in January this year.
In a recent interview on Real Talk with Anele Mdoda, Okmalumkoolkat enlightened us about what happened the night he was arrested in Australia.
“I was lost in the hotel, looking for my way to my room. And there is a sliding door open, so I’m thinking maybe that could be the way for me to get to the corridors to go to my room,” he said.
“But because I was drunk, instead of knocking, I just walked through. And then obviously – I would probably act the same way if somebody was in my room – it’s scary. She woke up, and then she ushered me out the room.”
The rapper allegedly explained to the woman that he was “drunk” and lost. But, she still called the cops and laid charges against him.
“I guess she could see that I was really drunk, and I told her that ‘yo, I’m actually trying to get my way to my room.’ And then she called the cops, and then I was like okay, I’m going to explain to the police. And then when they got there, they were like you’ll explain [when we get to the charge office].”
Nevertheless, Okmalumkoolkat explained that in her statement, the woman sugared up the events of what had happened.
“When I heard her statement, it was different now. Like the story was different.”
She had claimed that he was there on her bed, touching her when she woke up. And that was when Okmalumkoolkat knew it was going to get really bad.
Eventually, the rapper decided to plead guilty because he felt he had incaded the woman’s privacy.
“I felt like I did violate someone, because I was in her room. Even if it was myself, as a male, I’d probably freak out if somebody was in [my] hotel room.
Okmalumkoolkat also rendered a letter of apology to Mzansi in March.