First Lady of Soweto

By Drum Digital
19 April 2011

SHE'S been called an Ice Queen, cold and aloof, but TV presenter and social butterfly Lerato Kgayango is anything but as she welcomes us into her upmarket home in the exclusive yuppie suburb of Fourways, north of Joburg.

The stunning former beauty queen is warm and gracious, offering us drinks and snacks after ushering us into her plush TV room. She's also caring, going into a panic when she hears our driver will wait for us outside while we shoot and only relaxes when he reassures her that he won't be waiting in the hot car but has errands to run and will return later."Shame, it feels like I'm leaving my own dad outside," she coos. "I've been raised to make sure the elderly are well taken care of; it's become second nature to me."

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