Babes 'assault', R Kelly loses it & 'Matwetwe' memorial: These are the week's top celeb stories

08 March 2019 - 07:13 By Jessica Levitt
Babes Wodumo has dominated headlines over the past week.
Babes Wodumo has dominated headlines over the past week.
Image: Instagram/Babes Wodumo

From the assault allegations around Babes Wodumo and her longtime boyfriend, Mampintsha, to R. Kelly losing it in an interview and an emotional farewell to Matwetwe star Sibusiso Khwinana, here are the top entertainment stories of the week.

Babes and Mampintsha

On Monday, video footage of Mampintsha allegedly hitting Babes Wodumo went viral on social media. The musician laid assault charges against him and, just a day later, he, too, laid charges against her. Mampintsha claims he hit her in self-defence.

RIP, Sibusiso

It was an emotional goodbye for Matwetwe actor Sibusiso Khwinana, whose friends and family gathered in Shoshanguve to pay their respects to him. The actor was killed in Pretoria last week. Gauteng premier David Makhura said three suspects had been identified.

R. Kelly pleads innocent

CBS anchor Gayle King’s interview with R. Kelly has received international attention after the musician lost his temper, emotional clips from the interview have revealed. Gayle has been hailed as the real MVP for keeping her cool while Kelly got really emotional.

Winter is here

Fans have been going crazy with conspiracy theories after the second trailer for the final season of Game of Thrones was released. And yes, winter is finally here.

Kelly Khumalo tops timelines

As Mampintsha’s name dominated social media after video footage showed him allegedly hitting his longtime girlfriend, Babes Wodumo, an allegation he later admitted to, but said was in self-defence, Kelly Khumalo got dragged into the conversation. 

Kelly did not sit back and take the hit, accusing people of double standards.