TROUBLED former model and founder of Zimbabwe Fashion Week, Priscilla Chigariro, has courted more controversy after some former employees revealed that she has framed her former Russian boyfriend, Allen Gessen.
In an exclusive interview with the Zim Morning Post Wednesday, a former manager at the Sp_ace who only identified himself as Robson, revealed that Chigariro is swimming in debt and he was tasked to cover her back from violent debtors.
” Gessen is a good person, but Priscilla people think she is staging everything and I believe them.”
“I was always in trouble during the Zim Fashion Show week because she had a lot of debts,” narrated Robson.
Robson also revealed that he almost got fired by Allen because he was trying to cover up for Priscilla and she was given money to clear her debts but used it for other luxurious stuff.
“So being a victim saying Allan hurt her is just a frame because he loved her,” he added.
He added that Chigariro would entertain male diplomats in a dubious way and appeared to be under the influence.
Chigariro has filed many court claims in an effort to tarnish Gessen’s name and alienate him from his business associates.
“She was a live-in mistress and not his wife as she alleges,” said a family friend who requested anonymity.
“This is one woman who had nothing, was at the bottom of the food chain but has risen through the ranks because of her association with her boyfriend of many years.”
Her behaviour would support this view.
“In mid-2018 ,the 38-year-old surprised her employees when she engaged in sexual acts with one of the customers, Tom Mangwiza months when I started working for her as a public relations officer for her,” said Robson.
Robson also said he is ready to be Gessen’s key witness in any court of law so that the truth can be revealed.
“I am ready to be one of his key witnesses if need be in any court of the law. I saw it wth my own eyes that Priscilla entertained male patrons in the booths.
“I can tell you of several guys including diplomats,” he said.
Another employee said: “I know for fact that Priscilla has an intimate relationship with a prominent banker who is husband to her friend.
“I know she always wanted to be driven by Jonah each time she hired a taxi.
“I hear also that Emmanuel had a relationship with her but that I have no evidence of,” the source said.
Meanwhile, the couple has two children among them but have fallen apart with Chigariro said to be using all manner of dirty tactics to secure her former lover’s properties.
Earlier in the year, Chigariro was stripped off the directorships in Hopcik Investments (Pvt) Ltd that owns Number 3 Tyward Close, Ballantyne Park, Harare.