South African Lion King Composer ‘Does Not Keep in mind’ Speaking With Meghan Markle About Nelson Mandela!

It’s not wanting good for Meghan Markle proper now!

As Perezcious readers will recall, the Duchess of Sussex claimed in an interview with The Reduce {that a} South African star of the live-action The Lion King film instructed her on the 2019 London premiere that her marriage to Prince Harry spurred a celebration on par with Nelson Mandela’s launch from jail. Her remark instantly sparked some backlash on social media, with the activist’s grandson Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela talking out in opposition to the ex-royal. And it wasn’t simply that the comment was oddly self-aggrandizing — there’s an actual query as as to whether it’s even true!

In truth, Dr. John Kani — who was the one South African solid member within the Disney movie — denied ever making the controversial remarks since he didn’t attend the premiere within the UK.:

“The one South African was me taking part in Rafiki. However I didn’t go to the opening in Leicester Sq. as I didn’t have the time to try this. It simply could also be a mis-remembering on her facet. It’s baffling me. I’m the one South African within the solid.”

Nevertheless, the 79-year-old did say she might have blended him up with the composer Lebo M. (born Lebohang Morake)…

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Properly, now the songwriter has addressed the incident to — and he has a utterly totally different recollection of the “lower than a minute” dialog with Meghan and Harry! He recalled to the outlet on Thursday:

“Certainly I used to be at The Lion King 2019 premier and met the Royals. I can not touch upon the matter because it was three years in the past and I don’t bear in mind particulars of that dialog which was lower than a minute, besides the Royals have been going to South Africa or Botswana.”

Lebo then added:

“I’m the one South African straight related to each The Lion King movies and the Broadway productions.”

Footage of the interplay between the couple and Lebo seemingly backs up the musician’s take. In a video obtained by the outlet, the 58-year-old vocalist then says to Meghan at one level:

“It’s an honor to fulfill you. Everybody in South Africa’s heard of Meghan Markle.”

Whereas Harry talked about their upcoming go to to Africa and Malawi, Lebo replied earlier than the pair moved on to Pharrell Williams:

“Oh, unbelievable. Higher be seeing you then.”

We’d like Pharrell to spill the tea as a result of it’s wanting increasingly more like Meghan may need been caught in a lie, y’all! After all, it has been three years since this alternate occurred. Lebo may need forgotten he stated the controversial comment, and it might’ve been talked about in a non-public dialog that was not caught on movie — nevertheless it looks as if an odd factor for him to neglect!

Lebo famous to the outlet he doesn’t consider the controversy over whether or not the previous actress lied or not holds any significance to his nation, explaining:

“As a South African, I’m undecided if that is necessary to most of us dealing with critical home points. I’d wish to not be dragged into this concern from three years in the past both method.”

Possibly the story she tells has advanced for her over time, Brian Williams type…?

What do YOU assume, Perezcious readers? Do you assume Meghan lied about this second? Will she concern a press release on the matter now that two individuals from The Lion King movie have spoken out? Sound OFF within the feedback (under)!

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