Khanyi Mbau pens sweet message to long-time partner Tebogo Lerole

Khanyi Mbau and Tebogo Lerole.
Khanyi Mbau and Tebogo Lerole.
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South African media personality Khanyi Mbau has penned the sweetest birthday message to her long-time partner, Tebogo Lerole, in celebration of his birthday.

The self-proclaimed queen of bling didn’t shy away from celebrating her man in a series of Instagram posts, sharing how fond she is of him and how grateful she is to have him in her life.

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“It hasn’t been easy, but who said it ever will be? I woke up to a date that has so much significance, your birthday may today be a day filled with joy, happiness and laughter, may all your dreams come true and may you be spoiled rotten. Happy birthday Dollo Man,” she posted. 

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But Tebogo and Khanyi’s relationship hasn’t been smooth sailing. Although they’ve been together for more than 10 years, they temporarily split in early 2018 and Khanyi posted about their break-up on Instagram.

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Speaking to Move!,  Khanyi revealed how the two eventually got back together.

“We broke up alright, but we were comparatively civil to each other. Later on we decided to retrace our steps trying to find our sweet spot as both individuals and people in a relationship. Tebogo said, ‘Let’s fix it (their relationship). Let’s work through it. Don’t walk away, let’s go back to the drawing board’,” she said.

Still celebrating the birthday of the man she loves, Khanyi penned another sweet message

“Bestie, a decade of adventure a lifetime of experience, a gift of true love and understanding, a lesson on being as human as possible . . . understanding, patience and a trip on self love . . . you have played an important part to this a world of discovery . . . the 19th declared to be a very Important day to my universe [sic],” she posted.

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Tebogo has hinted at wanting make Khanyi his wife, but Khanyi told DRUM she’s not rushing to walk down the aisle.

“Tebogo would marry me tomorrow, he’s ready, but I want us to secure our foundation. We’re still building our careers,” she said.

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Khanyi seemed a woman in love as she continued to wish Tebogo a beautiful birthday.

“You have made me so proud this week by dedicating your birthday to a pendemic that has [waged] a war against women and poverty . . . you have made your birthday month about others [sic],” she posted.

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