SCANDALS

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In Fe­bru­ary 2009, Rap­port news­pa­per and Heat magazine (right) re­ported that they had video ev­i­dence of him en­gag­ing in sex play with a mys­tery blonde and snort­ing a white sub­stance. He de­nied be­ing in the video, but ad­mit­ted know­ing the two peo­ple in it. Heat magazine later posted cen­sored ver­sions of the video on­line, show­ing a man in white un­der­pants and black socks and a blonde wear­ing pink lin­gerie.

In March 2009 the for­mer high-jump cham­pion Char­maine Weavers claimed in an YOU ar­ti­cle that she had had an af­fair with him.

Also in March, a for­mer strip­per, Mar­il­ize van Em­me­nis, ad­mit­ted in Heat she was the woman in the video with Van der Westhuizen and that they had done drugs.

In Novem­ber 2009, af­ter his au­to­bi­og­ra­phy, Spieël­beeld, ap­peared, he con­fessed it was him in the video

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