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Elton Jantjies has defended his decision to charge fans to chat to him.
Images via Instagram: @eltonjantjies

Cashing in? Elton Jantjies defends ‘story behind me’ – for R650

Disgraced Springbok Elton Jantjies has defended his decision to charge fans to chat to him about his ‘life story’. Here’s what he had to say.

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Elton Jantjies has defended his decision to charge fans to chat to him.
Images via Instagram: @eltonjantjies

Disgraced Springbok Elton Jantjies has defended his decision to charge fans a small fortune to chat with him.

The controversial rugby player – known for his scandals off the pitch – has offered the public a chance to hear his “story.”

In recent months, Elton has made headlines over several scandals, including testing positive for a banned substance, a public marriage split, a stint in rehab, and an ex-girlfriend who recently accused him of making violent threats against her.

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ELTON JANTJIES DEFENDS R650 FAN EXPERIENCE

In several Instagram posts, Elton Jantjies revealed that he offered a special service to fans via a one-on-one video meeting. The chat with the infamous flyhalf will set you back R650.

The chat has been given various descriptions, including 

  • Telling the story on and off the field
  • The story behind me
  • Live Q & A

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Defending his decision to offer the service, Elton said in a video message: “Instead of writing a book, it’s like having a live chat or having a few questions from my fans and friends

He added: “It’s for me to answer as honestly as possible, just to get to know more about me…on and off the field.

“It’s going to be fun…nothing too serious. When it’s the time, we can also get serious.”

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ANOTHER TELL-ALL?

It’s not the first time Elton has spoken out amid his public scandals. The father-of-three has had several bombshell interviews with local and international publications, including MailOnline and the Champagne Rugby podcast.

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In it, he’s touched on his alleged affair with Springboks dietician Zeenat Simjee, owing a sports agent a large sum of cash and even failing a routine drug test.

EX THROWS SHADE?

Meanwhile, Elton’s ex Ashleigh Ogle has seemingly poked fun at his latest venture.

The entertainer – who accused the rugby star of being violent and abusing illegal substances during their three-month relationship – threw shade on X.

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She tweeted: “I knew things were bad, but I didnt think it would get to this point. R650, no man.”