Lethabo Mathatho on the duality of being a housewife

In the glitzy world of reality television, Lethabo ‘LeJoy’ Mathatho, a prominent figure on ‘Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip — South Africa’ and Real Housewives of Johannesburg (RHOJ) star recently opened up about the unique experience of balancing multiple roles and personas within the confines of domesticity.





As cameras capture South Africa’s elite’s lavish lifestyles and interpersonal dynamics, Lethabo brings a refreshing perspective. Amidst the glamorous soirées and high-stakes confrontations, she sheds light on a fundamental truth: every housewife has two sides.

According to SundayWorld, She explores how challenging it is to manage multiple personalities.

“On our shows, people sometimes see the good side and sometimes they see the bad, but what we can all agree on is that we show it all,” said Lethabo.

Joining a renowned lineup of housewives from across the country, including LaConco, Christall, Mel Viljoen, Liz Prins, and Londie London.

Speaking about her friendship with Christall, Lethabo shared that while she cherishes the good times they’ve had off-camera, their dynamic shifts when the spotlight is on.

“We always have a good time, but every time there is a camera, Christall is a different person who I cannot understand. The Christall I know off-camera is very different from the one on camera; it is like she is two different people, and that is very confusing.”

The Citizen reports that reflecting on her journey on RHOJ compared to Ultimate Girls Trip, Lethabo said she found her last season on RHOJ uninspiring and unnatural, In contrast, she approached Ultimate Girls Trip with an open mind, aiming to have fun and get to know the ladies without judgments.