Alex Mitchley
1 minute read
5 Nov 2014
7:15 pm

Hofmeyr Twitter war goes to court

Alex Mitchley

The all-out battle between Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr and puppet Chester Missing in the realm of social media has taken a step into the real world after Hofmeyr filed an interim protection order against Missing’s handler, Conrad Koch.

Interim protection order against the politcal commentator puppet Chester Missing. Picture: Twitter

Interim protection order against the politcal commentator puppet Chester Missing. Picture: Twitter

Hofmeyr said Koch will have to explain his profane use of language and hate speech in court on November 27.

The granted court order, according to Hofmeyr, said that Koch may not mention Hofmeyr, his sponsors or his business partners, directly or indirectly, and not on Twitter, television or in radio interviews.

But Missing did not seem fazed, as he took to Twitter to tweet about him being sued.

This is the latest of blows exchanged between Koch and Hofmeyr after the Afrikaans singer tweeted:

The tweet caused outrage on Twitter and caught the attention of Koch and many others.