Latest celeb news round-up


Gigi Lamayne is engaged!

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The rapper posted on social media a picture of what looks like an engagement ring. She keeps mum however about who her fiancé is and instead captions the pic: “Man of my dreams” and “Perfect ring” using the hashtag #loboba

Man of my dreams ? Perfect Ring ? #Lobola #YesIm22

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Her record label, Mabala Noise also took to Twitter saying: "Congratulations on your Lobola @gigilamayne. We are so excited for you."

Miss SA almost got hijacked

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In a statement released by the Official Miss South Africa Facebook page, Demi Leigh Nel-Peters almost fell victim to a hijack near Hyde Park Corner Shopping Mall in Joburg on Wednesday. Three men approached her, but luckily she managed to get out of the car and a stranger came to her rescue and drove her away from the scene. In the statement, it’s mentioned her car and handbag were later recovered by a security company.

Somizi makes everyone jealous.

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Somgaga got everyone on Twitter jealous over his R6-million budget for a new house as shown on his reality show, Living The Dream with Somizi.

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AKA leaves Vth Season to start his own company Beam.

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In a statement he says:

"I have the utmost respect for the Vth Season team. Together, we created magic. I have learnt a lot from the music industry and it's time for me to start building my own legacy and become South Africa's first Music Mogul.

"The process of establishing BEAM from scratch has not been easy, but has been liberating as I have a great business team to lean on. Thus BEAM's focus is not just music, as my ultimate aim is to be a multi-investor, with success in different industries."

Isidingo wins BCCSA complaint

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The soapie and SABC have come out as winners as The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa ruled in their favour over a scene that showed a race-related farm attack, which aired in April.

The scene showed Motlatsi Mafatshe’s character Sechaba Moloi Matabane being attacked and buried alive by two Afrikaans men which led to several complaints.

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