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Five of the most shocking Mzansi celebrity breakups this year

Here is the list of surprising South African celebrity breakups; relationships that came to an unexpected end!

As the year progresses, we have already witnessed the demise of several local and international celebrity relationships, catching many by surprise. Here are some celebrity breakups that no one saw coming:

Emtee and Nicole Chinsamy:

In May of this year, sources revealed that Emtee had filed for divorce and moved out of the flat he shared with his estranged wife, Nicole Chinsamy. The reasons behind their split remain undisclosed, leaving fans shocked by the sudden end to their relationship.

Nicole Chinsamy


Tol Ass Mo and Mome Mahlangu:

Mome Mahlangu, have decided to part ways after nearly 14 years together. Tol Ass Mo opened up about their separation on DJ Fresh’s YouTube show, ‘WAW! with DJ FRESH (What a Week!)’. He cited growing apart as the reason for their breakup but emphasized that his trauma experiences were not connected to Mome.

Tol Ass Mo and Mome Mahlangu

Lebo M and Pretty Samuels:

The divorce battle between Lion King producer Lebohang ‘Lebo M’ Morake and his estranged wife, Pretty Samuels, has taken a contentious turn. Recent reports suggest that Samuels has accused Lebo M of abuse. The divorce proceedings were initiated by Morake after Samuels allegedly refused to delete his electronic signature. The couple’s relationship had deteriorated over the years, leading to this difficult decision.

Lebo M And Pretty Samuels

Ringo Madlingozi and Nomfundo Nyathi:

According to a recent article in Sunday World, music legend Ringo Madlingozi is currently going through a divorce from his wife of over two decades, Nomfundo Nyathi. The couple had been living separately for ten years, and their attempts to reconcile and reignite their relationship proved unsuccessful, ultimately leading to the decision to file for divorce.

Ringo Madlingozi

Moozlie and Sbuda Rock:

Moozlie and Sbuda Rock’s breakup came as a surprise just as they were about to celebrate their ninth anniversary in July. The couple had been together for eight years, and their separation was unexpected. In an interview with Zingah on the podcast ‘Choppin It With Buddha T,’ Moozlie mentioned that life happened, but she will always hold love for Sbuda in her heart.

Moozlie and her Bae

In other news – Actress Sonia Mbele fails to appear in court over tax evasion charges

Ex-Generations leading actress and now businesswoman Nomthandazo Sonia Mbele failed to appear at the Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court where she is charged with tax evasion.

Sonia Mbele

According to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson, Phindi Mjonondwane, Mbele submitted a medical certificate stating that she is booked off sick until October 3, 2023. Mjonondwane said Mbele has been charged alongside Yolisa Gqunta and Rebone Sesing for contravening the Tax Administration Act. Read More