Kenneth Nkosi faces common assault charge after allegedly beating girlfriend in Newtown

Johannesburg SAPS has confirmed to Drum that a charge of common assault has been laid against actor Kenneth Nkosi after an incident with his alleged girlfriend in Newtown, Johannesburg.

The news broke on social media after a Twitter user alleged that Nkosi beat up a woman at the BlackAnt lounge on Saturday evening.According to the user, the Mad Buddies actor assaulted an unidentified woman because she refused to give him any attention. 

“What I saw on Friday at BlackAnt Lounge in Newtown just after 10pm Kenneth Nkosi is an abuser, he assaulted someone I know because she refused to give him attention. Men are not used to rejection. He then followed her into the ladies restrooms... & ,” she wrote before further posting a picture that shows the injuries sustained by the alleged victim and further explaining how Kenneth even took the woman’s phone.