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DIE ANTWOORD RESPOND TO STATEMENTS MADE BY BEN CROSSMAN, TOKKIE AND NEWS24

Due to Ninja & Yolandi’s wild stage personas and psychologically penetrative music videos, Die Antwoord have been accused by their haters for just about every crime known to mankind. 

When the ‘woke mind virus’ arrived, Die Antwoord’s controversial status hit another level.

BEN CROSSMAN + NEWS24

With fame comes stalkers, Die Antwoord’s number 1 stalker being a man called Ben Crossman, an ex-South African currently living in France.

Ben used to work for Die Antwoord as a tour cameraman until he got fired for being permanently stoned on the job.

Ever since then, Ben has dedicated his life to creating slander campaigns about Die Antwoord. Ben spends his days doctoring video footage of Ninja and Yolandi to make them seem like bad people. He then posts these doctored videos online, accompanied by an ongoing campaign of fake news and hate speech directed at Die Antwoord and their family.

Ben Crossman, who has had no direct contact with Die Antwoord or their daughter for years, recently went to the police in France and swore an affidavit stating that Ninja & Yolandi’s teenage daughter was in danger and needed to be  removed immediately from their care. Ben then contacted the South African Social Services and sent them his sworn affidavid.

We believe Ben carefully orchestrated this move with Adriaan Basson, the editor-in-chief of News24, who also contacted the South African Social Services (at the exact same time as Ben)

and fed them the same fake story. Adriaan Basson then directed Social Service’s attention to a defamatory article about Die Antwoord that he had recently written and published through News24.

When Social Services visited Ninja, Yolandi, and their daughter, Sixteen Jones, they found that Sixteen was perfectly safe, that everything was cool, and that there was no need for concern.

BEN CROSSMAN & TOKKIE

Tokkie is a young man (20 years old) that Ninja and Yolandi helped foster since he was a kid. 

However when Tokkie got older and started taking drugs, Ninja and Yolandi put their foot down and stopped supporting him financially.

Shortly after this Ben Crossman contacted Tokkie and started working with him to create a fake news campaign about Tokkie’s ‘terrible life’ with Die Antwoord that they then posted on YouTube.

The video Ben and Tokkie made has a paypal account attached, so that people can donate money to Tokkie to ‘fix up his house’. However Ben and Tokkie split the paypal donations they receive. Tokkie continues to use the donation money to buy drugs, and Ben, who is unemployed, uses the money to live off.

We thought the above information would be helpful to anyone wanting to know what is going on from Die Antwoord’s side, as opposed to the one-sided version of the story being fed to the public by Ben Crossman, Tokkie and Adriaan Basson of News24.

Meanwhile…

Back in the real world, Die Antwoord have been in the studio recording hot new tracks soon to be shared with their hyper-intelligent international fan base who 

can tell the difference between fake news and real life.

These kind of things happen from time to time in the world of fame, but as they say ‘haters gonna hate’.

A note to the world from

Ninja and Yolandi:

Tokkie came from a very broken home. We tried our best to help him, but unfortunately you can’t help someone who doesn’t want to be helped. We urge Tokkie to turn himself in and seek professional help.

Moving forward, even though some people say the craziest things about us, we have no hate in our hearts towards them, just love and understanding. We wish peace on everyone in the world (our little hate club included) and we send our blessings out to everyone and hope they all find their way in time. 

God Bless you all💫

Onward and upward.

❤️Ninja + Yolandi

may da force be wit u

thank you uncle brad

🖤

❤️Gugz❤️

G3

   Zef Zen

Summer izzz as summer duzzz