Celebs wedding was not so private

2009-09-26 13:07

 POPULAR radio jock Unathi Nkayi has finally made a good boy of her beau, Thomas “Bad Boy T” Msengana, who married her in a low-key ceremony in Grahamstown last weekend.

The couple had said it would be a private ceremony, without the ­tabloid treatment befitting their ­celebrity status.

In her interview with City Pulse last month, Nkayi said: “Our wedding is truly a personal thing. We’re a private couple; that’s why you will not see a TV crew or a magazine camera. We’ve rejected every offer. We don’t see our day as a PR campaign; there are real emotions, we have a real child, real family members that we’d like to protect.”

However, it is clear that the couple failed to take into account the fact that some of their guests would post the pictures of their “private wedding” on the internet.

It also didn’t take much digging to find out all the exclusive details of the wedding, which took place on September 19 at Rhodes University’s Saint Peter’s Chapel.

Security was tight inside the church, but the couple were relaxed at the reception.

The bride looked resplendent in a white David Tlale wedding gown fashioned in a mermaid-cut. It was figure-hugging with a long fishtail and diamante-studded cross straps at the back.

The groom looked at ease and chose to forego wearing a suit, instead donning black trousers, a classic white-shirt-black-tie combo and a blazer with white embroidery.

There were few guests from the entertainment industry, including TKZee star Zwai Bala and wife Melanie and 5FM DJ Fresh and his wife, Thabiso Sikwane.

The rest of the guests were family and friends.

The pair’s five-year-old son, ­Sinakho, looked cute in a miniature tuxedo as he walked out of the church ahead of his parents.

The newlyweds and the wedding party were chauffeured to the reception venue, which was at the Rhodes Monument, in a convoy of black BMWs to start the serious partying.

A five-tiered white wedding cake complemented the classy all-white decor.

Congratulations to the couple who almost did a great job of keeping their small ceremony private, but discovered that this is just not possible.

Blame it on the technology guys ... you tried.

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