“The first line of shock to us was when we found out in the newspaper a show had been filled in a slot we had been unofficially promised, a spot we had been working towards for quite some time,” said Kristie.
Then, a month after reading that article, they were told on Friday November 3 that they were finished, effective immediately.
“It wasn’t just what happened, but the way it happened. It felt traumatic.
“There was no justification, it’s just, we’re not renewing your contract.”
After a lot of self-reflection, The Thinkergirls have since found it difficult find a reason for their sacking other than being two women.
It is “100 per cent a gender issue,” said Kristie.