Is it safe to say 2016 has been the year of controversies for True Love Magazine? Remember when South African presenter Lerato Kganyago who was the magazine’s June cover star called out the women’s publication for over retouching her photos and after True Love clapped back by revealing her unretouched photos? (click here if you missed it.)
Well unfortunately as the year draws to a close the magazine find themselves in another controversial situation. Singer/songwriter Zahara covers True Love’s January 2017 issue but unfortunately the singer is not happy with her feature.
Zahara took her frustrations to where all artist head to voice out their opinions these days aka social media.
”I honestly hope this is a sick joke from @truelovemagazine, how dare they put this type of headline on their cover! Why associate me with drugs?? This is an utterly tasteless and misleading caption! Perhaps it’s an effort to boost sales!! Ndidikiwe kengoku, if they dont recall this cover today, I will be left with no choice but to take legal action against them! I have been trying to call their offices but no one is answering! Fed up of my name always being used to sell magazines and newspapers”
For the record, the magazine has since deleted the photo off their social media page and on their site they have actually covered the caption. Take a look