Mandla Mandela is one person who has been steadily gaining more and more media spotlight. His comments have come across passionate, mildly controversial, and at times ill timed. And today he is back in the scope of camera lenses around the country, and he's not holding back!
In a full, 45 minute long press conference, Mandla responded to claims made by his brother, Ndaba, that he had been born out of wedlock. Not keen to have his reputation tarnished, Mandla defended both his circumstances of birth, as well as his mother. He said:
"I want to remind him that I do not hand out our dirty linen as a family in public. He knows very well that my father impregnated a married woman... he is a result of that act.