Singer Winnie Khumalo says daughter was poisoned by friend

Singer Winnie Khumalo says daughter was poisoned by friend

"Friends are your worst enemies" - Rethabile Khumalo is fighting for her life in hospital after allegedly being poisoned by one of her so-called friends...

South African singer Winnie Khumalo took to her Instagram page to share shocking news about her daughter, Rethabile Khumalo. 

Winnie reveals that Rethabile, who is also an award-winning musician, has spent the last week in hospital after being poisoned. 

"I decided its only fair to share with her supporters [this] sad news...They did 3 operations on her already. We hoping that @rethabile_rsa will soon recover but at the moment akukho kuhle....She has been on and off...When you pray please include her in your prayers," she wrote.

Winnie says one of Rethabile's friends is responsible for her ill health.

"I thought I will keep quiet until my daughter is ok. She's fighting for her life... She is fighting for her life... She has been poisoned by a so called friend."

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Winnie shared another post showing an ambulance taking Rethabile to the hospital. 

"Trust no one," she wrote. "Friends are your worst enemies."

Winnie added in a post shared on her Instagram Story: "Fight, @rethabile_rsa your son needs you. We all do."

Winnie did not share any further details about the betrayal Rethabile suffered. 

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Like her mother, Rethabile is a well-known musician in the South African music industry. She was featured on DJ Zinhle's hit song, 'Umlilo', alongside Mvzzle. 

Her recent songs include 'Umjolo', 'Egalile', and 'Ngzok’nik’uthando'.  

Rethabile has reportedly undergone four operations so far, and her family reportedly plans to open a case once she is out of danger.

"We just wanna focus on her first and making sure her son is ok," Maphepha Ndaba quoted Winnie as saying in a direct message. 

Mafikizolo star Nhlanhla Mafu joined scores of people in sending prayers for Rethabile's speedy recovery. 

"We are praying for her sthandwa sami , nakanjani uzonqoba u Retha," she wrote. 

Tamara Dey commented: "Wishing you a speedy recovery x sending love."

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