Denise Zimba replaces Boity Thulo on Ridiculousness Africa

Ridiculousness Africa (Photo: Supplied)
Ridiculousness Africa (Photo: Supplied)

Cape Town - The second season of the insane, hilarious and crazy Ridiculousness Africa starts on 8 June.

An immediate hit, Ridiculousness Africa debuted in July 2016 and had audiences cracking up (and cringing). The show features some of the funniest videos that the internet has to offer along with commentary from award-winning actor, comedian and TV host, Thomas Gumede and a revolving-door panel of top notch African talent.  

Gumede will be joined by co-hosts and co-conspirators, actress, singer and former Generations star Denise Zimba, and happy go lucky MTV Base video jockey and Nigerian on-screen personality Ehizojia "Ehiz" Okoeguale.

The series is taped in Spain, with Gumede, Zimba and Ehiz all currently in Madrid on location.

Here's a clip of their first day filming:

The team! @mtvza #ridiculousness @thomasgumede @dadaboyehiz! Great 1st day ????????

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Returning as the host of the second season is very exciting for Gumede, "It's going to be better and even funnier than before. There's a great team on air and behind the scenes, and going back to film in Spain and speaking Spanish to all the lovely ladies, definitely the cherry on the top."

Denise Zimba, who will be replacing season 1 co-host Boity, says, "I've always been fan of the show; it's hilarious so I'm excited to be joining Thomas and Ehiz and to be doing my thing! I'm a perfect fit - the show is fun and colourful, a bunch of laughs with high energy. I'm going to be bringing all of me onto set. Everyone knows I'm crazy and loud and I'm gonna bring vibrant commentary. I just hope I can contain myself."

Ehiz is also delighted to be on board, "I'm super excited about joining the team, I've been waiting a long time for this. Shout out to the MTV team for the hook up. I intend on bringing that DADABOY spice into it. So when I say I'm excited that's just an understatement. It's time to get ridiculous!"

Bearing the warning "don't try this at home" Ridiculousness Africa is the home-grown version of Ridiculousness, MTV's long-running video clip show hosted by Rob Dyrdek.

Ridiculousness Africa airs weekly on MTV (DStv channel 130) from 8, June 2017 at 21:35 CAT.