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10 Things Everyone Is Dying To See On Bonang Matheba’s Upcoming Book

Bonang Matheba has revealed that she’s currently penning a book about her experiences in SA showbiz. The book is set for release sometime in 2017. Take a look at these 10 Things we all want to read in it!

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She’s had one of the most untouchable careers in South Africa’s flourishing showbiz industry.

And now that Bonang Matheba has revealed she is penning a book to discuss the ins and outs of the entertainment industry in which she has been so triumphant, fans and peers are curious what the 28 year old media darling will reveal.

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The Queen B is as famous as she is private. Mysterious, even.

“They have to talk about you”, she jotted on her now famous pinned tweet. “Because when they talk about themselves, nobody listens.” Ouch!

That is the furthest she has gone in retaliating to all the comments some of her peers have made about her. Now that there’s a book coming, it’s time to get to know the real Bonang.

1o Things we are most curious about:

THAT WORK ETHIC

Bonang Matheba’s ascension to the top of Africa’s entertainment business has not been due to luck. The 29 year old perfectionist is a self confessed workaholic who gives the many projects she juggles 100 %, at all times. But how did she cultivate the work ethic? What motivates her to keep pushing on the days when she would rather not leave the bed and how does she keep refining what she does? We all stand to benefit from valuable take on this.

Bonang Matheba

STYLE, STYLE, STYLE!

The media personality is also famous for her impeccable style! Not only has she topped numerous best dressed lists, on many which she still seems fairly unrivalled, but she’s created these stable relationships with fashion designers and labels that complement her solid brand. Recently, she was announced as the main host for the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards just days before the main event. Even with these time constraints, the stylish Matheba slayed effortlessly. Can she please delve more into her style secrets? Thank you.

Bonang Matheba style

HAIR & BEAUTY SECRETS

Being the perfectionist that she is, Bonang Matheba’s make up and hair are always on point.  How does she pick these make up artists and hairstylists? How does she know so well what works for her skin, her face, brows, lips, nails and hair?

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So much to choose from!

WHAT’S HER 10 YEAR PLAN?

At the end of every year, she teases some of her plans for the next year. While we all do that, most of our plans don’t really go along the lines of ‘conquering Africa’, and then actually doing it. But what is her ultimate goal over the next decade?

RELATIONSHIPS 

She’s kept quiet on her much talked about A – list romances in the past. This would be an apt opportunity to read all about those kinds of things that aren’t any of our business. That would kind of make her your friend- in – your – head

Bonang and AKA

Bonang and AKA is the most talked about celebrity pairing in South Africa

ALLEGED CELEB FEUDS

She’s been specific about her intentions for writing this book. That she wants to inspire and empower other by sharing what she’s learned in the business. It’s unlikely that she will be wasting too much time dwelling on much publicised beefs with the likes of Pearl Thusi in this book. That said, her side of the story would be refreshing – especially because she hardly comments on such things.

FORMER CELEB FRIENDSHIPS

Bonang and Somizi were once inseparable BFFs. They posted some of the most fun snaps on social media, travelled together and attended big functions and as A-List tag team. No one is sure what happened next, however. Except that they unfollowed each other and the supply of the friendship photos dried up. We’ve heard a couple of things from Somizi, who discussed the fall out on his reality show on Mzansi Magic. Bonang’s side in this book would do the trick for many fans.

bonang and somizi

BFFs no more. Bonang’s fall out with Somizi remains a big mystery for the masses.

TIME MANAGEMENT 

Gosh! How does she do it all? In a day, she hosts a live radio show on Metro FM in Johannesburg, shoots the television Afternoon Express in Cape Town, and then shoots Top Billing in the same week. Can you imagine all the flying? Some of us would call it a day just with the headache from the flying. Not Bonang, who juggles all of those things with presenting the biggest gigs on E-Entertainment, BET and MTV whenever the cheque suffices.

EMBARRASSING MOMENTS 

But since she is so well put together, one can’t help but wonder what has been some of her not so refined private moments! That would make for a fun read.

TIPS ON SA SHOWBIZ

And of course, her expertise on all things entertainment industry in South Africa. She’s maintained impressive longevity, consistency and finesse over the years. Between her days on SABC 1’s LIVE and now being a higher echelon kind of chick, there’s so much that we can learn. We can also learn from how she auditioned over 5 times to get her job on Metro FM.

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Khanya Mkangisa and Nick Soul To Dish Showbiz Tips At Looming PUMA Shindig

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For their final Select X Stories of the year, PUMA will host a Q&A couch session with Nicholas Nkuna AKA “Nick Soul” and Khanya Mkangisa from 11 am on Saturday 17th November at the SELECT Courtyard in Braamfontein.

This event is titled “The Actors”, and the conversation topic will cover the showbiz and acting industry.

Hailing from Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, Nick Soul was catapulted onto the world stage when he was cast as ‘Simba’ in The Lion King in 2012 and he’s also known for his role in SABC1’s TV series Skeem Saam. Actress and television presenter Khanya Mkangisa made her debut at the age of 14 as a youth show presenter on YOTV and has been on the rise ever since.

The Select X Stories is a series of knowledge-sharing events celebrating street culture, art, media and music, as hosted by local creative legend Mpumelelo ‘Frypan’ Mfula. Engage with industry leaders, game-changing artists and disruptive trailblazers in an intimate Q&A couch session – past speakers include Thithi Nteta, Nomzamo Mbatha, Fumani Mthembi, Amaru da Costa and Theresho Selesho.

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Bonang Honoured At 5 For Change Black Tie Gala

Bonang Matheba triumphantly collected her 5 For Changemaker award in Joburg this past weekend.

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Bonang Matheba accepts 5 For Change award
Photo Credit: Themba Mokase

This past Saturday, the 7th Annual 5 For Change Black Tie Gala debuted in Jozi with a sold-out house under the city light. It was an unforgettable night with a performance by smash-hit songstress Lady Zamar keeping the crowd on their feet with hits like ‘My Baby’, ‘Love is Blind’, ‘Collide’ and many more and keeping the night flowing was none other than South Africa’s multi-talented MC and personality Maps Maponyane!

5forChange Jhb Event photographed by Wynand van der Merwe and Jacques McKenzie for Wynand van der Merwe Photography. Bonang Matheba received the first #5forchangemaker award at the Maps Maponyane piloted shindig. Photo Credit: Photo Credit: @wynandvandermerwephotography on Instagram.

The event raised funds and awareness for 5 social enterprise beneficiares: Dlala Nje, Olico Maths Education, Hustlenomics, CRSP Dsgn and enke: Make Your Mark. The guests got the opportunity to mingle with the young leaders’ of these organizations and learn how they’re making South Africa a better place and how to get involved.

And adding to the excitement was the live luxury item auction where attendees got to bid on a range of high-end items and experiences – including the biggest item of the evening – a chartered private flight to and from the exclusive Leopard Creek Country club and a day of golf on the world renowned course.

An important element this year was giving recognition to those in South Africa who give back to the community and the event founders we’re proud to present South Africa’s multi –award winning TV presenter, philanthropist, reality star and style icon, Bonang Matheba, with the first-ever ‘5 For Changemaker Award’!

She was celebrated on the night for her work as the Founder of The Bonang Matheba Bursary Fund and for using her platform to advance social justice issues in South Africa and around the world.

“Launching the 5 For Change Black Tie Gala in Joburg was a long time dream for us and the evening absolutely surpassed our wildest dreams. We are so grateful to Joburg for embracing us like this!”, said 5 For Change Managing Director, Robyn Deutsch

The 2018 5 For Change Black Tie Gala promised to be an unforgettable night and it truly was. Keep an eye on the #5FC2018 platforms for official event photos and video coming soon.

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Pregnant Lootlove Debuts Adorable Twin Baby Bump Pics!

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Fridays are usually reserved for the premiering of brand new music in South Africa. But while we were treated to our usual supply of fresh boops this afternoon, Lootlove’s baby bump snaps have easily melted way more hearts!

 

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It’s a phenomenal time to be me. God and my ancestors came together for me and blessed me with something so wonderful! I’m pregnant!😆🤰🏾💁🏽‍♀️ I won’t lie! I’m shoooook! Haha! 😆 I always thought I was cool 🤣😋… and now to find out that I’m having twins makes me even cooler! I am carrying Hip and Hop 😋🤣 This is the most beautiful time of my life. Most precious. The scariest and the most exciting. I’m completely vulnerable and sensitive. I’m excited! I’m nervous but all that goes away when I feel weird little “gas bubbles” which I now know are little kicks because I’m carrying life. A reminder of the miracle and wonder that is God. ❤️ As “personalities”/“celebrities”, we are selfishly required to share every moment in our lives and when we don’t, we have people around us that we think we can trust, who gladly do it for us wether it hurts/compromises us and those we love or not. We constantly have vultures flying above us ready to share our private lives in the most non-emotional manner ever. You may forget but all I am is Human. Flesh and blood and nothing will ever change that and yes, my life is your entertainment, I get that, but try walk a mile in my shoes. The most important thing for me has been protecting my family, my persons family, his beautiful children and respecting tradition. My silence has had everything to do with making sure that everyone who matters has their moment with this, that they feel everything, from shock to happiness to curiosity to excitement, ALL OF IT, Alone, Without the rest of the country pitching in, hounding them/adding commentary/calling or harassing them etc. Its a beautiful time, it’s a sacred time, it’s OUR time. I am BEAMING! Here’s to LOVE. Here’s to forever with the greatest gifts of them all. P.S If you see me in the streets, please don’t touch my tummy… I will punch you in the throat! 😃😘 K thanks byeeeee ❤️🌻😍😃😇🤰🏾💁🏽‍♀️ 📸: @aust_malema 💃🏾: @siya_weloveher 💋: @preciousxabamakeup #LootLoveSquared👑

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Also, she’s pregnant with twins, which “makes me cooler”, so there’s that.

The Media personality surprised fans when she shared the pictures of her sporting a baby bump on her Instagram page. The discernibly joyous mom to be has two cute faces drawn on her tummy for the twins, which she’s playfully referring to as Hip and Hop respectively.

Lootlove has been seeing Hip Hop artist Reason for a minute now, and the two have kept their romance below the radar and out of the press. That hasn’t stopped fans and celebrities from congratulating the couple on their looming bundles of joy!

Congrats Lootlove and Reason!

 

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