It was meant to be a trip to promote the end of violence against women in Botswana, but for well-known SA TV personality Rosie Motene, the trip last week turned out to be the opposite when she was assaulted at a hotel bar.
The actress, who’s appeared in Generations and has hosted magazine show Studio 53, turned to her more than 14,000 followers on Twitter for help Saturday night, tweeting: “I need assistance from SA! I was beaten in Botswana and currently in Bokamo hospital! Police won't come and I need assistance! NO JOKE.”
Rosie has since explained what happened: a small group of them were invited to a hotel bar and were “chilling at the pool deck", when: "All of a sudden this guy comes shouting at David, as I turned around he punched me right in my face. I instantly felt my nose pop. The people around me told him to apologise, but he refused! We then went downstairs, told security and management and they refused to help as they know who this man is and [did] not want to get involved.Read More »from Generations actress assaulted in Botswana