The Beast and his Beauty...

By Drum Digital
15 September 2010

IT’S hard to imagine the giant Sharks and Springbok rugby prop turning into a teddy bear.

But the beefy player resembled more of a cuddly toy than the fearsome creature he’s renowned to be when he married the woman of his dreams recently.

The smile Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira (22) beamed when his beautiful bride walked towards him through the gardens of the Glenridge Church in Durban warmed the hearts of all 130 assembled guests.

His bride, Kuviza Makhure (19), drew gasps as she crossed the bridge spanning the pool in her beautifully simple white A-line gown with sweetheart neckline. The Swarovski crystals along the bodice and ruched waist caught the sun as she turned to face her man.

Their wedding, held on 12 September, was the climax of a love affair that started when their two mothers, who are close friends, decided the deeply Christian couple should meet.

Read the full article in the Drum of 23 September 2010

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