'We had to deal with infidelity in our marriage' — Tumi Morake opens up about cheating in her marriage
Tumi Morake got candid about infidelity in her 21 year marriage to Mpho Osie-Tutu.
During her interview on Podcast and Chill, the comedian and actress recalled a story she shared in her book And Then Mama Said published in 2018.
Tumi said there was a point in her marriage where she and her partner stepped out of their marriage.
“We already come from a space where we had to deal with infidelity in our marriage ...from both sides,” she said.
“It was also a very difficult time. There was a lot going on for me and for him. He had suffered a massive loss and I had suffered my biggest loss.”
The two stars, who first met while studying at University of the Witwatersrand in 2000, are in a good place in their relationship today says Tumi.
“We are in a very good place.
“We know that the next time we are in this space shouldn't be married because it would mean this thing is actually done.”
While Tumi and her husband might have been able to mend their marriage despite stepping out, their story is one unconventional one, as they found amicable way to handle the matter.
Celebrities have weighed in on infidelity before, sharing a different tale on who they felt should be held accountable when a partner cheats.
Ntsiki Mazwai took to social media this week to speak on the topic, saying she saw no issue with sleeping with a married man.
“The older you get the more likely it is that a man will be married. For me, personally, I don't think there's an issue with sleeping [with] a married man if his wife knows. I have been in relationships where I had a husband and wife. So if we just talk openly as people.
“I don't need a full-time husband, I'm not here to break your home. I don't want somebody there all the time. I just need the D. So for me it's not such a big issue as long as the wife knows.”
Somizi Mhlongo also shared his views during a #BathroomTalkWithSomizi on Instagram.
The Idols SA judge said he was tired of seeing married women attack their husband's mistresses for wrecking their homes.
Somizi said he wanted to see married women demand accountability from their husbands.
“When are married women going to accept that the person who broke or breaks their marriage is their partner?
“The person who owes you loyalty is your husband. The side owes you nothing. Had your husband the backbone to say no, these things would have never happened. You cannot decide what is morally right for the side chick.”