Sulu Chimbetu returned to the stage after he was arrested and hauled before a magistrate over maintenance arrears. He said he had no choice but to soldier on.

“You need to develop a thick skin generally in life besides being a celebrity. That is the art I have mastered despite everything I face in life. Do I have to abandon a show because I am coming from court? Do I have to go in hiding because I appeared in the media with something negative?” he queried.

“We are performing at Club Las Vegas on Sunday. It’s a family show and we are inviting all fans to come in numbers and have fun.

“It’s been long before we held a family show in Harare and we are also returning to the venue by public demand after our performance there on New Year’s Eve,” he told H Metro.