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Controversy and truth bombs this August in the explosive new reality show Life With Kelly Khumalo

August is bringing you endless entertainment bounty, starting with a glimpse into the controversial, glamorous life of one of Mzansi’s most talked-about celebs, Kelly Khumalo.

A household name by 21, Kelly Khumalo is one of South Africa’s biggest music stars. She’s been named Best Female Artist at the South African Music Awards, sold millions of albums, opened for Grammy winner Missy Elliott, and has over 1.7m followers on Instagram alone.

But in recent years, her stardom has been dogged by controversies, from her turbulent relationship with her son’s father, hip hop star Jub Jub, and the conspiracy theories surrounding the death of her daughter’s father, Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, to her recent “divorce” from her sister, Zandie.

Life With Kelly Khumalo offers an intimate glimpse of the woman behind the headlines: a single mother of two, juggling parenting with the build-up to the release of not just her new album, Undithatha Kancinci, but also her first gin, appropriately titled Controversy – both threatened by South Africa’s unprecedented Covid-19 lockdown.

“I’ve always been an authentic person,” says Kelly. “So this reality show is not so much about trying to explain myself or trying to win people over. I just want people to see me for who I am. All I can do is live my truth and let people be inspired by that.”

Catch a glimpse of it here:

Life with Kelly Khumalo S1 | First and Only on Showmax | Binge eps 1-6 from 6 August & eps 7-13 from 27 August


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’Idols SA’ returns to our screens this August for season 16

This year’s auditions were filmed before lockdown in March in four cities – Pretoria, Durban, Jo’burg and Cape Town.

“As we turn 16, your living room will, from this Sunday, transform into front row seats of the biggest entertainment spectacle, enough to make you forget about your lockdown woes.

Idols judges

“This is because ’Idols SA’ is back and we are really excited about the show – from the wooden mic, right up to the live shows. Read more…..

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