Kelly Khumalo

a video of Kelly Khumalo tossing a coin in a river as reignited Jub Jub’s claims that she uses traditional medicine. Image via Twitter @KellyKhumaloZA

Was Jub Jub right? Video reignites Kelly Khumalo ‘muti’ claims [watch]

Muti or just a wish? A video clip of reality star and singer Kelly Khumalo tossing a coin into a river, has had a ripple effect on Twitter.

Kelly Khumalo

a video of Kelly Khumalo tossing a coin in a river as reignited Jub Jub’s claims that she uses traditional medicine. Image via Twitter @KellyKhumaloZA

While on MacG’s Podcast and Chill in 2021, Jub Jub made explosive claims against the mother of his son, Kelly Khumalo. The former Uyajola 9/9 host claimed that Kelly uses traditional medicine.

A video of the Life with Kelly Khumalo star throwing a coin into the river has sparked speculation that Jub Jub’s claims might be true.

JUB JUB’S CLAIMS ON ‘PODCAST AND CHILL’

Jub Jub appeared on Podcast and Chill on 1 December 2021 to speak on several topics, including his relationship with actress Amanda Du Pont, his time in prison and Uyajola 9/9

While speaking about his ex-girlfriend Kelly Khumalo, Jub Jub claimed that the Empini hitmaker uses traditional medicine.

“Everybody knows that Kelly uses umuthi,” said Jub Jub in the interview. 

This sparked a massive reaction from Mzansi netizens with some suggesting Kelly Khumalo should take legal action against Jub Jub. Kelly is yet to respond to the claims. 

WATCH THE CLIP HERE 

ARE JUB JUB’S CLAIMS TRUE?

Kelly Khumalo took to Instagram on 13 December to share a video of her tossing a coin into a river just next to a highway. In the video, Kelly looks out at the water for some time, before tossing it into the river. 

According to an Instagram user, Kelly was in White River, Mpumalanga, when she threw the coin. 

The video has raised speculation that the 37-year-old singer and reality star does use traditional medicine and has left many wondering whether there might be truth in Jub Jub’s claims on MacG’s podcast.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE 

Entertainment blogger Musa Khawula reposted the video on Twitter. Reacting to the clip one tweep wrote: “Y’all need to leave people alone. Let them do what their culture seeks from them. Hau so now you can’t be a celebrity and follow your culture?”

“We’ve been throwing coins in ‘water’ all our lives, what ritual did she do?” wrote another tweep.

“I didn’t see any ritual, besides her throwing something in the water. What type of ritual is this.”


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WHY DO PEOPLE THROW COINS IN A RIVER? 

According to HubPages, there are various reasons why someone would throw a coin into the water. Looking at the myths behind it in Europe and Africa, it is assumed that tossing a coin into the water allows you to make a wish. 

“In modern times, the common practice of tossing coins in the water for a wish has survived for hundreds of years.”

“It is believed that drinking water from the fountain or tossing a coin in the fountain would provide you with good health.”