Zeenat Simjee – the Springboks dietician linked to an alleged affair with married participant Elton Jantjies – has posted a cryptic quote in celebration of her birthday.
The Cape City-born lady turned 28 years previous this week.
ZEENAT SIMJEE CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY, ALLUDES TO SCANDAL
Taking to her Instagram – which has been set to personal – a supply informed The South African that Zeenat Simjee had shared a sentimental publish referencing the previous couple of months.
Zeenat shared alongside an image of herself: “I survived 100% of my worst days, and I lived 100% of my good days. Stronger from being damage by ugly folks and liked by type folks.
“However right here I’m, celebrating one other birthday.”
In September final 12 months, Elton Jantjies and Zeenat Simjee made headlines after an eyewitness noticed them at a guesthouse in Mbombela a month earlier.
Whereas each initially denied information of a resort tryst, Elton got here clear about his affair with “Zee” in an interview with News24 in November.
Initially, Zeenat claimed in an announcement that she had not been on the resort as she had been with relations.
She shared: “The weekend forward of the Take a look at week in Mbombela, I had been with my dad and mom coping with household bereavement. So, the allegations of me spending time with Elton Jantjies at a guesthouse is devoid of any reality.”
Zeenat later claimed through her lawyer Frikkie Erasmus that the girl seen with Elton Jantjies bore a robust resemblance to her.
However Elton’s spouse, Iva was not shopping for the dietician’s story.
She informed News24: “It’s a joke, actually. I’ve proof that she was messaging Elton quite a few instances, asking him why he was posting me on his social media and why he hasn’t divorced me but. I can’t imagine I nonetheless need to combat about this. Zeenat had an affair with Elton, they had been each in on this, and it’s disgusting that she’s nonetheless selecting to disclaim it”.
SARU GIVES WORKPLACE ROMANCES THE GREENLIGHT
In the meantime, within the wake of the Zeenat Simjee and Elton Jantjies media scandal the, the South African Rugby Union (SARU) have issued a directive on romantic relationships in the workplace.
However whereas the physique has warned that such incidents can create “battle of curiosity, favouritism, and worker morale,” it has not totally dominated out romances between teammates and colleagues.
Based on Netwerk24, Saru’s coverage on sexual and romantic relationships got here into impact on 1 January 2023.
Within the coverage, Saru warns workers of the problems of office romances. Nevertheless, it doesn’t prohibit it, stating that romances might happen if absolutely disclosed to administration and related stakeholders.