7de Laan’s Vince and Bonita tie the knot

It’s early morning and the 7de Laan set is a hive of activity. The actors are ready to have their hair done and make-up applied – but why are they dressed so smartly? Something big must be happening.

Jacques Blignaut (Vince) is having his hair trimmed and Hildegardt Whites (Bonita) sits down to have her thick locks of hair tied back elegantly. Bonita is always so understated – what’s going on?

Then Jacques puts on his character’s clothes – and it’s a wedding suit. Not long ago we thought their big day would never arrive but today Vince and Bonita are finally tying the knot.

Although a TV wedding isn’t the genuine article it requires no less effort to organise than the real thing – that’s what we discovered when we spent the day covering the long-awaited festivities.

YOU’s Alet van Zyl was there from sunrise to sunset to catch all the action. Read more in YOU 13 October 2011.

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