27/11/2016 10:41 SAST | Updated 08/12/2016 07:29 SAST

Twitter Reacts After Gareth Cliff's Reveals His Side Of The Story With Mara Louw And That drink

South Africans on Twitter promptly let their feelings be known.

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Cliff is releasing a tell-all on 1 December 2016.

Problematic shock jock Gareth Cliff faced the full wrath of South Africans on Twitter on Sunday after the Sunday Times newspaper carried a story claiming he had admitted in his new book he had handed his former Idols colleague Mara Louw a drink laced with vodka.

South Africans on Twitter promptly let their feelings be known:

Esethu Hasane tweeted:

Other users also did not hold back:

And some took a more philosophical outlook:

Another user tweeted this little nugget from 2010:

Or are we all being played as suggested by writer Tom Eaton and it's just a ploy to promote his book?

Others echoed that sentiment:

This article and headline was amended on Sunday 4 December 2016 following an apology by The Sunday Times acknowledging they incorrectly stated that Cliff admitted pouring Louw a drink spiked with vodka. You can read his statement here.

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