Marike Botha: I'm Extremely Emotional

The woman in the Rachel and Siya Kolisi Saga speaks up

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:43 PM  | Marike Botha  | Relationships

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Fitness model Marike Botha who was the "other woman" that Rachel Kolisi found allegedly sliding into her husbands DM's on Instagram, has had to hire a bodyguard among other safety measures after Springbok captain Siya Kolisi's wife put her on blast on her socials.

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Two weeks ago Rachel got major backlash after she asked fans to help her locate Marike, who she claimed had sent Siya revealing DMs.

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The 23-year-old fitness model, who became the talk of the town after Rachel's social media meltdown, told Drum magazine that she was mostly upset by the "inaccurate" version of events that has since tarnished her brand.

My manager organised a bodyguard for me, so I could keep going to gym, and I'm also going to get psychological help. I'm extremely emotional and struggling to concentrate in class.

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A few days after Rachel's posts went viral, Marike claimed on Instagram that she did not reach out to Siya first. She has since deleted the post.

She told the magazine that when she got Rachel's message she told her to "keep her husband on a tighter leash" and that she had nothing to feel guilty about as she had done nothing wrong.

The model, who was relatively unknown before the saga, has had to change her social media handles a couple of times but, in an effort to not let the "scandal" keep her down, she's going about life as normally as possible.

Both Rachel and Siya have remained silent since the scandal first broke.

Rachel has since been enjoying some down time on vacay with their kids and maybe she should be far from here public eye, as it seems that it really goes down in the DM's.

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