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Mr Gay World & Louw Breytenbach dispute back in the headlines

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Louw Breytenbach was crowned Mr Gay World in October 2021 Former Mr Gay World, Louw Breytenbach has mounted a media campaign amid the defamation case brought against him by the organisers of Mr Gay World. In a joint statement sent to MambaOnline on Monday, Breytenbach, his publicist, Gavin Prins, and his pro bono legal representatives, addressed the pending legal dispute.

The Gay World Foundation, the organisers of Mr Gay World, is asking the courts to order Breytenbach and Prins to publicly retract and apologise for several allegedly defamatory statements made by them when Breytenbach resigned as Mr Gay World last year.

Warren-Tangney Attorneys Incorporated and Advocate Quintin Steyn said they’d decided to represent Breytenbach on a pro bono basis because “we believe in the promotion of the LGBTQIA+ community and its growth”.

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