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Real Housewives’ Mel and her headline-making husband speak up about the Tammy Taylor saga

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Controversial couple Peet and Mel Viljoen insist they didn’t steal   nail guru Tammy Taylor’s name. (PHOTO: Lubabalo Lesolle)
Controversial couple Peet and Mel Viljoen insist they didn’t steal nail guru Tammy Taylor’s name. (PHOTO: Lubabalo Lesolle)

She's been dubbed the mean girl, criticised for her patronising comments about teaching being a low-earning profession and for being a bully towards the other housewives. 

But to many fans of Die Real Housewives van Pretoria, Melany “Mel” Viljoen is like a girl scout compared to her husband, Peet.

He’s become such a fixture on the hit reality TV show he’s even been dubbed the seventh participant and spends plenty of time in the confessional, set up so contestants can pour out their hearts. 

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