The Sunday World has revealed that actress Phuti Khomo is suing leading hospitality group Tsogo Sun for R30 million.
This lawsuit comes after they allegedly used her images without her permission.
In the papers, which we have seen, Khomo explains that she was invited by Tsogo Sun to attend a promotional event at Monte Casino and Hotel in Fourways, north of Joburg, a few years go.
The thespian said at the event she and other guests were taken around the casino and shown facilities and the benefits of the reward cards.
While at the event, the former Muvhango actress claims that casino employees photographed her.
Khomo said she discovered in January 2020 that Tsogo Sun was using her image, name and likeness on its website as an advertisement for its reward cards.
Furthermore, she said, Tsogo Sun caused the images, name and likeness to be used by other publications to promote its products.
She now wants Tsogo Sun to cough up.
Sunday World Sun, 6 Nov 2022