SA’s favourite celeb

By admin
05 August 2011

She struts into the room in a Wonder Woman T-shirt, tight jeans and a gorgeous pair of Christian Louboutin leopard-print heels and it’s easy to imagine the bubbly TV presenter as a superhero, complete with killer wardrobe and a secret weapon to aid her in her quest.

Still, as one of South Africa’s favourite celebrities, Jeannie D is doing just fine with the powers she has – and top of the pile have to be her looks and that special brand of charisma that light up any room.

YOU’s Latashia Naidoo met Jeannie a few weeks after her big win at the YOU Spectacular Awards – or the Jeannie D Awards, as they were dubbed that night – and the 29-year-old brunette is still on a high. She took home three awards – Favourite TV Presenter, Sexiest Woman and Favourite Female Celebrity – and was on stage more than off.

“I felt like an Oscar winner on the night, except I almost tripped on my dress a few times,” she says with a burst of her trademark throaty laugh.

It’s the third year in a row Jeannie has won the Favourite Celeb prize and it seems there’s no stopping the rise up the ladder of stardom and popularity for the petite Cape Town-based beauty.

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