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Leleti Khumalo opens up about her relationship with Mbongeni Ngema

By Faeza
04 November 2016

Leleti Khumalo and Mbongeni Ngema met while they were filming the movie Sarafina. At the time they met Mbongeni was married but that did not stop him from having an affair with Leleti‚ before they got married in 1992. The two were married for 14 years before they went they separated.

Speaking to True Love magazine‚ the actress opens up about her failed marriage in which she mentions that it was abusive. She said, “Leaving Ngema wasn’t difficult because my mind was made up. I wanted out”.

In another TV interview with Nicky Greenwall she revealed details about the unhappy life she was living behind closed doors.

“I wasn’t living a normal life. I wasn’t allowed to go anywhere I wanted to‚” said the mother of two.

The Uzalo actress added, “I wanted to do different plays‚ but it wasn’t possible. I don’t know if I could say he was jealous of me‚ I don’t know.”

Leleti ended up filling for divorce. “I woke up one morning. I don’t know what sparked it. I released a statement that we were divorcing.”

Now the star says that she is happy with the life she is living.