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The 10 South African Celeb Couples Who Melted Our Hearts In 2016!

Let’s celebrate all the love that gave us the feels by looking at 10 South African celebrities who slayed love goals in 2016!

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For decent people like ourselves (most of the time), the end of the year brings with it the responsibility to reflect, appreciate and celebrate the good stuff that transpired during the year we are now bidding farewell to. In this list, we take a look at 10 South African celebrities who gave us all the feels in 2016!

BLACK COFFEE & MBALENHLE

Best South African Celebrity Couples 2016

They are both some of the most successful celebs in the business, but Black Coffee and Mbalenhle simply love maintaining a low profile about their long term marriage.

The lovebirds often impart butterflies in our tummies when they post adorable snaps of their family on the Gram, whether they are hanging out or travelling the world as they’ve been doing for the better part of the past two years.

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AKA & BONANG

Best South African Celebrity Couples 2016

AKA said recently that his relationship with Bonang Matheba is the pinnacle of South African pop culture. In all fairness, that sounds about right!

Best South African Celebrity Couples 2016

These two are arguably the most talked about celebrity couple in South Africa, grabbing headlines for their individual success and for their now highly googled relationship.

They can be spotted on social media showcasing their awe inspiring romance in pictures, supporting each other and wearing each other’s merch! Can you say power couple?

ALSO READ: MZANSI’S 7 POWER COUPLES

NANDI MADIDA & ZAKES BANTWINI

Best South African Celebrity Couples 2016

Nandi and Zakes recently premiered the first snaps of their one month old son Shaka Madida, sending the internet into a meltdown! The couple, who is relatively conservative about the amount of sharing they do about their relationship, sometimes inspire us to hit Tinder for our turn in love when they do decide to treat fans to visuals concerning love goals.

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They sing together, perform together, do interviews together and obviously, have stayed together!

DINEO MOEKETSI & SOLO

Best South African Celebrity Couples 2016

They kept their romance under the radar for the longest time, but now that Dineo Moeketsi and Solo have decided to go public, we can’t stop marrying them in our minds! Also one of the best dressed South African celebrity couples in the land, the couple are always coordinating their high end fashion looks on the red carpet because couples that dress alike stay together.

MINNIE DLAMINI & QUINTON JONES

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We reported that Minnie Dlamini is now happily engaged to TV producer Quinton Jones, who she describes as her ‘best friend’! She also revealed that he quite a private person, and that they had kept their two year relationship away from the public eye for their love of privacy. She says he is also supportive of her work as well. Oh, and that engagement ring!

NOMZAMO MBATHA & MAPS MAPONYANE

Best South African Celebrity Couples 2016

It took them quite a minute to ‘fess up to their romance. And after months of referring to each other as ‘buddyship’, they confirmed that they have in fact been seeing each other.

They are both killing it in the business right now, they are both hot as hell and they appear on QuenchSA’s top 10 best dressed celebrities lists for 2016. We want what they have!

AYANDA THABETHE & DASH MKHATHINI

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‘Dashanda’ would work pretty well for these inseparable lovebirds, but Dash and Ayanda already have a converged name they use to be playful on social media, thank you!

On top of serving couple goals and publicly supporting each other’s careers, the couple now host Christmas parties together because we have fun and make money together mos.

PEARL THUSI & ROBERT MARAWA

 

Robert Marawa is the pinnacle of South African sports presenting and Pearl Thusi is in Hollywood gaining global superstardom – this is the ultimate power couple!

They don’t say much about their relationship, but thanks to the social media bug and edge, we sometimes get the rare throwback picture and a snap of fingers holding each other if we are lucky enough on that day.

PRIDDY UGLY & BONTLE MODISELLE

Best South African Celebrity Couples 2016

Oh, young love is so awe inspiring! Rapper Priddy Ugly and Bontle Modiselle are both hot property in their respective fields, but the two have stuck together for 9 years to show us all that true love still exists. And because marking one’s territory is important, they leave no one in doubt that they’ve long been off the market.

CONNIE & SHONA FERGUSON 

Connie and Shona Ferguson have been married for eons, and they are still at it. The actors turned business partners are now slaying the production company game together, with Ferguson Films basically producing everything that matters on TV right now. When we grow up, we want to be like them.

 

 

 

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Babes Wodumo Shames Lady Zamar’s Acne In Bizarre Video

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Babes Wodumo has distanced herself from a tweet in which she firmly stood by the shots she allegedly took at Lady Zamar.

A tweet went out on the feisty Durban singer’s Twitter account on Thursday, in which she not only stood by  her words, but also tossed obscenities at her detractors. “I said what I said”, the tweet read. “I don’t care if you guys hate me or not I’m proud.”  (sic)

Her Twitter account went on to retweet a tweet endorsing the teasing of Lady Zamar’s acne.

Not all is what is seems, apparently. The Wololo hitmaker has since taken to Instagram to blame the tweets on a hack. In a video she shared on Thursday morning, Babes denies having any knowledge of the tweets, saying she’s just shocked as everyone else. She also said she’s working hard to resolve the mess.

 

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A video allegedly depicting Babes Wodumo tossing insults at Lady Zamar has surfaced. The 25 year old Durban singer can be heard calling the Monarch hitmaker ‘S’f***”, which translates to ‘whore’.

Babes sounds disgusted by Lady Zamar’s acne, and apparently livid that she cracked a few laughs during a guest appearance in a recent ‘wooden mic’ segment of Idols SA. 

An unidentified voice echoes the epithets, daring Lady Zamar to remove her make-up.

Lady Zamar faced much teasing when a tight zoom of her face during the Idols SA appearance became a fixation for resident social media trolls. The singer, who’s been open about her battles with the condition, has been keeping a positive outlook amid the cyber bullying.

Instead, Lady Zamar has been focusing on the promotion of her critically lauded album, Monarch. One can only wonder if Babes has heard the song Fat Gal, the body positive anthem appearing on the new project.

ALBUM REVIEW: LADY ZAMAR’S MONARCH ARRIVES 

Following Babes’ taunts, a slew of famous personalities personalities, such as ThickLeeyonce and MoFlava in Lady Zamar’s defence.  “Babes Wodumo making fun of Lady Zamar’s acne is such a cringe fest”, Thickleeyonce.

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DJ Fresh Scores Afternoon Drive on 947!

The veteran radio presenter is back on the airwaves

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Photo Credit: DJ Fresh via Instagram

DJ Fresh’s controversial booting from Metro FM has ended in a fresh start.

After much speculation about what the Big Dawg’s next move would be following his highly publicised departure from his popular breakfast slot on the SABC station breakfast slot, 947 on Tuesday announced that Fresh would be hosting their afternoon drive.

The show, tentatively called Fresh On 947, will debut live on air Thursday, August 1st. The afternoon drive will be on between 15:00 and 19:00.

RELATED: FRESH BREAKS SILENCE OVER METRO FM SUSPENSION

Elated fans expressed their delight with the veteran radio presenter’s return to the airwaves as soon as the news broke.

Fresh’s sudden sacking by Metro FM was met with much backlash, as the breakfast continued to trend for the wrong reasons. For weeks, his listeners protested his absence on his slot.

The silence only recently came to an end when the SABC confirmed that his contract had been ended effective immediately.

And it was all down to because the two parties had reached an “impossible impasse”, as Fresh termed the breakdown in communication, after he allegedly used foul language’ on air.

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Khanyi Mbau Shades Beyoncé

Bey has ruined the Lion King for Khanyi Mbau

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Photo Credit: Khanyi Mbau via Instagram

Whether she’s giving the public glimpses of a pampered life or showing up on a news network to tackle rife speculation on skin bleaching, Khanyi Mbau never fails to keep it real.

And the media personality’s candour ruffled a few feathers when she shaded Beyoncé’s role in the highly anticipated remake of Disney favourite, The Lion King.

The film, which has been a timeless classic since 1994, is receiving bad reviews as critiques continue lambasting various elements of the highly anticipated motion picture.

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Mbau added her voice, blaming Beyoncé for how things are panning out.

“She messed up the film!”, Mbau tweeted gallantly.

Unimpressed with her frank critique, Beyoncé’s legions of fans swarmed her timeline, reading her for filth.

Mbau is not the only one who’s slamming the movie, however.

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film’s overall critic score currently tumbles at 60%. For some perspective, the original film has a score of 93% on the American aggregate reviews platform.

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