Scene City: Mbaks brings the stars out – again

2012-06-30 11:30

Supermodels, actresses all there to support the Foundation

Fact: Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula is chief of the Likers Of Things tribe.

The party king again brought his favourite international stars to the unveiling of his Fikile Mbalula Foundation at the Sandton Sun hotel.

While “family friends” Brandy and Vivica A Fox were absent, these was no shortage of stars.

They included supermodel Selita Ebanks and actresses Regina Hall and Sanaa Lathan in a red leg-revealing number.

Kimberly Elise, the Diary of a Mad Black Woman star, told us that “Africa is the womb that carries the seed that needs to germinate to the rest of the world”.

And John Legend’s fiance Christine Teigen was a ball of energy and explained that her beau will be in South Africa on August 10.

Popular Bishop Noel Jones began with a prayer while Hot 97 radio jock Kay Foxx managed to wrestle the mic from MC of the night T-Bo Touch to introduce her fellow international guests.

Local celebs were also there: Baby Jake Matlala, Ryk Neethling and Joost Van der Westhuizen, while Kaizer Chiefs’ Jimmy Tau sported an unusual accessory.

It was also the reunion of ANCYL pariahs Julius Malema, Floyd Shivambu and Sindiso Magaqa. Model Lee-Ann Liebenberg said she had officially changed her last name to her husband’s – Van der Walt.

CEOs such as Richard Friedland of Netcare, Brian Jofee of Bidvest, Saatchi’s Gail Curtis, Craig Venter of Altech and Mr Price CEO Alistair MacArthur were also present.

The Mandelas, Zenani and Prince Mandla, attended as a painting of the former statesman was auctioned.

And Limpopo’s Premier Cassel Mathale, Tony Yengeni, General Bantu Holomisa, NBA Africa’s Amadou Gallo Fall also made the show.

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