Almost a week after proposing live on Gagasi FM Mandla Maphumulo better known as Mampintsha and Babes Wodumo, real name Bongekile Simelane are getting their own show on Showmax titled “Uthando Lodumo”.
Their relationship is known for its tumultous nature, having been in news reports with allegations of domestic violence and claims that Maphumulo was personally and professionally controlling.
The proposal seems to have come as a surprise to all oncludong Babes as she seemed genuinely but positively shocked when her significant other removed his studio headphones and went down on one knee to ask for her hand in marriage.
Scheduled for early 2021, the reality series is said to touch on issues such as gender-based violence among others.
Acknowleding that the pair’s relationship hasn’t been exactly a fairytale romance, MultiChoice Channel Director of Local Entertainment, Nomsa Philiso says: “They’ve had serious issues as a couple yet have chosen to remain together. The show focuses on how they’ve overcome their challenges, working through them with their families.”
The reality series is being produced by Parental Advisory Production’s Thomas Gumede and Lungile Radu and is expected to air February 2021 as the fourth original Showmax reality series.