Babes Wodumo

Babes Wodumo and late husband Mampintsha. Facebook Mampintsha Maphumulo.

Babes ‘secures’ ‘Uthando Lodumo: Life After Mampintsha’?

Reality TV star and Mandla Maphumulo’s widow Babes Wodumo has reportedly been offered a TV show ‘Uthando Lodumo: Life After Mampintsha’.

Babes Wodumo

Babes Wodumo and late husband Mampintsha. Facebook Mampintsha Maphumulo.

Zimoja reports that Gqom queen and reality TV star Bongekile “Babes Wodumo” Simelane has secured her own show called Uthando Lodumo: Life After Mampintsha.

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A close source from Showmax revealed to the publication that Babes Wodumo has been offered her own reality TV show Uthando Lodumo: Life After Mampintsha. 

The source added that production has already begun and the channel believes Babes will bring numbers after her husband’s death and the drama with his family. 

“We’re so happy for Babes. The show is emotional, but it will help her to heal. Babes has been advised not to settle for less, especially now that she is aware that the production wants more of her. The show received such good reviews that the TV channel had no choice but to give the show another season,” added the source

The new reality TV show will reportedly focus on Babes’ life after her husband’s death and taking care of her family including her son Sponge Wodumo. 

Simelane reportedly hung up when she was contacted for a comment. 

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Uthando Lodumo reality TV star and Big Nuz member Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, who was married to Babes Wodumo died in December 2022 after suffering a minor stroke, according to IOL.

Bongekile “Babes Wodumo” Simelane and her husband, Mandla Maphumulo, popularly known as Mampintsha returned for season two of their reality series Uthando Lodumo in 2022. 

The controversial couple was working on working correcting the mistakes of the past. Friends, family, and media gathered in Durban on 31 August to watch the first episode exclusively.

“In season one, we didn’t know each other’s families very well, so Season two is more of fixing all the mistakes,” said Mampintsha. 

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