Mzansi’s Most-Loved Personality Thando Thabethe’s Lockdown 30th Birthday Dinner

The former 5FM DJ recently took to social media to share some of the moments from her special day, writing. “Yesterday was nothing short of magical.” Adding that Covid19 has affected the way we celebrate special moments. “This pandemic has forced us to rethink how we celebrate important moments in our lives.”The star further added that although she couldn’t celebrate with all her friends and family, she’s still grateful. “We’ve had to dig deeper and even though I couldn’t be with all my friends and family. I am grateful I have a beautiful intimate 30th dinner to look back to.Thabethe thanked her friend Tumi and Precious the planner for helping her put together her dream birthday. “Thank you bestie @tumi_m for putting this together. Thank you @precioustheplanner for bringing my winter wonderland to life.” She also gave a special thanks to all her supporters, in part.” Mostly thank YOU for all the beautiful birthday messages.”0 Comments

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Happy belated birthday to one of Mzansi’s most-loved television and radio personalities Thando ‘Thabooty’ Thabethe.

The former 5FM DJ recently took to social media to share some of the moments from her special day, writing. “Yesterday was nothing short of magical.” Adding that Covid19 has affected the way we celebrate special moments. “This pandemic has forced us to rethink how we celebrate important moments in our lives.”

The star further added that although she couldn’t celebrate with all her friends and family, she’s still grateful. “We’ve had to dig deeper and even though I couldn’t be with all my friends and family. I am grateful I have a beautiful intimate 30th dinner to look back to.”

Thabethe thanked her friend Tumi and Precious the planner for helping her put together her dream birthday. “Thank you bestie @tumi_m for putting this together. Thank you @precioustheplanner for bringing my winter wonderland to life.” She also gave a special thanks to all her supporters, in part.” Mostly thank YOU for all the beautiful birthday messages.”

Thando Thabethe is currently it the second season of housekeepers which is currently streaming on SHOWMAX. She stars alongside a talented cast which includes Linda Sokhulu, Masasa Mpangeni, Bohang Moeko, Mam Connie Chiume, and many others.

Ntando Duma Joins The Queen

Popular Mzansi Magic telenovela The Queen is doing a complete shake-up as they introduce new characters to the hit drama. View image on Twitter

Several new actors have already been revealed as set to join the popular drama in the upcoming season and another big Mzansi name will be joining the cast.

According to entertainment commentator Phil Mphela, Ntando Duma will be joining The Queen and will play the role of Mpho who is the daughter of legendary actor Rapulana Seiphemo’s character, Hector Sebata. Jessica Nkosi is also joining The Queen and will also portray Hector’s daughter Thando.
Season four of The Queen comes to an end on July 24 and hopefully, the new characters will begin to be reintroduced once the season begins.

Ntando is no stranger to Mzansi screens, she is popularly known for her portrayal of Zinzi Dandala on the popular eTV show Rhythm City.

Whilst there has been controversy behind several exits of actors on the show, the Fergusons keep their heads high and keep the entertainment coming for viewers.

Rethabile Khumalo: I was soaked in Blood with head Injuries

When Winnie Khumalo broke the news of her daughter Rethabile Khumalo being involved in a car accident, she shocked many.

The singer says she was recording an album at the time of the accident and has since recovered as she got back in studio a few weeks after.Rethabile told Daily Sun that she was walking on the side of the road and then a car hit her. All the musician can remember is that she was ‘soaked in blood with head injuries and scratches on her face.’Rethabile involved in a Car AccidentFor a while I couldn’t move. As I lay there on the road, I kept praying, asking God to spare my life. I wasn’t ready to die. I was then rushed to hospital. Fortunately, none of my bones were broken. I had a blood clot in my right thigh, a few scratches on my face and a scar on my head.

“I still have a minor swelling on my thigh, but it’s going down. From what I understand, the car that hit me was beyond repair. I’ve seen pictures and it’s clear the accident was very bad. I don’t know how I survived. I know one of the victims is still in hospital,” she told Daily Sun

Leon Schuster’s movies taken down

Leon Schuster and AlfredSouth African streaming service Showmax has followed in the global trend of removing and reviewing content that may be considered racially insensitive. The move has seen popular South African filmmaker Leon Schuster‘s movies taken down from the streaming platform.

According to a report by Netwerk24 six of the comedian’s film, such as Mama Jack, which Schuster used blackface in, and Mr. Bones, have been removed and are being reviewed.

Black Lives Matter is currently once again a very hot topic across the world as the conversations about the treatment of black people are being brought to light and addressed.

Head of communication for Showmax, Richard Boorman confirmed to Netwerk24 that several films have been removed from the streaming service as they review content that could be racially insensitive.The famous filmmaker speaking to Netwerk24 said that he was “shocked” and “can’t believe that the content of his films does any harm”. Schuster in a previous interview had said that he would not go blackface again as it’s just racist.

On Twitter, the 69-year-old has been trending with many weighing over whether his films should be considered racist or pure entertainment.

Atandwa Kani has no time for people who don’t get the #BlackLivesMatter movement

Atandwa KaniAs the #BlackLivesMatter movement continues to dominate the socials over the brutal killing of American man George Floyd, actor Atandwa Kani has expressed he’s got no time for people who aren’t able to comprehend the movement.The actor, who’s been vocal about being black and proud, shared his views and sentiments on certain people not understanding the #BLM movement.Taking to Twitter, Atandwa said he was going to “lose it” if he hears another person say the words, “What I don’t get about the Black Lives Matter movement…”With most parts of the world under lockdown and self-isolating at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, Atandwa went on a young Instagram LIVE on Artists Corner TV with fellow actor Thapelo Mokoena sharing more insight on how he was pushing his acting dream in the US.

“I’ve always had the dream to come to New York because of the theatre. In the US, there are a lot more opportunities. So I started availing myself more on international work.”