news broke that comedian Basketmouth got him fired from CoolFM.Speaking with Saturday Beats, Freeze said:
“When you work in a corporate organisation, it is not everything that
goes on there that you can make a story out of. Legally, I am not
allowed to comment on such a matter because I have a non-disclosure
agreement with my organisation. I cannot even comment because I tried to
sit down with lawyers to know what to say but they advised me to tell anyone
who asked that I cannot comment but what I can say is that CoolFM is my
family and that is where I have worked for over 15 years.
“Sometimes we disagree and what we disagree on are matters that the
world does not know about. They are professional and work related
matters. It has nothing to do with a comedian or social media.
“It was the humour of my weekend when the story broke. I was shocked
that people actually believed the story and I had fun with it. I chose
not to answer; what I chose to do is when I resume work and people see
me, they would deduce whatever it is they want to deduce. Legally as a
person, I could be sued for making a comment on that,” Freeze said.
He told Saturday Beats he would not want to comment much on his
relationship with the comedian because the issue had dragged for too
long. He added his refusal to talk about the comedian didn’t mean he was
afraid of Basketmouth.
“I have gone through so much with Basketmouth and I have decided that
personally, I will not comment about him because anything I say would be
taken to his camp and it would be interpreted in any way they want to
interpret it. They would respond, then I would have to respond again and
we would drag the issue for a while again.
“We have been on this matter for too long and from my own side, I want
to rest it, not because of the fact that I am afraid of anything but
because I think it has been on for too long.
The only thing I will talk about is that CoolFM is a corporate entity
and a comedian’s feeling or emotions about me is our personal issue. It
has nothing to do with the corporate world. I am at CoolFM on a contract
and my position cannot be affected by a social media comment or post.
Everyone in the office was shocked when they read some of the reports
online. It made me to wonder how people would believe what they read on
social media platforms. It was stated on a blog as a fact that I was
sacked. I threatened to sue them and my lawyers are waiting but some
people begged me that it was not necessary to create bad blood.
There was no iota of truth in their news and they spread it as a fact.
Such reports could affect my future especially if I wanted to work in
another place, they would claim that I was sacked because of the things
that were posted on some blogs,” he said.