Nick Mallett told SuperSport management that he did not want to work with Ashwin Willemse long before the latter walked out during a live TV broadcast.
Nick Mallett and Naas Botha will resume their studio duties in due course after it was found that there was no underlying racism that led to the on-air incident involving Ashwin Willemse on 19 May.
The independent investigation into the Ashwin Willemse incident has been extended by a week.
The probe into the SuperSport studio walkout saga has been extended until 18 June in order to allow Ashwin Willemse to testify.
Ryan Vrede says the SuperSport incident involving Ashwin Willemse, Nick Mallett and Naas Botha was marked by too much blame shifting and too little focus on the troubling underlying issues in society.
SuperSport CEO Gideon Khobane says the incident involving Ashwin Willemse was not a racially motivated issue.
The Saru Sacos Legends have thrown their support behind Ashwin Willemse after his walkout during a live SuperSport broadcast.