Bonang Matheba gives fans life update, talks all things mjolo, being 35 and new 'B*Dazzled' episodes

21 April 2023 - 07:00
By Joy Mphande
Bonang Matheba shares deets on her YouTube channel.
Image: Veli Nhlapo Bonang Matheba shares deets on her YouTube channel.

Get ready BForce, Bonang Matheba is ready to give you all you want on her YouTube channel B*Dazzled.

Eleven years ago the media personality documented her experiences in the entertainment industry on YouTube episodes before her reality TV break on Mzansi Magic's Being Bonang, which ran for three seasons.

Since launching the first episode on her channel showing behind the scenes footage from her collaboration with Steve Madden, fans have been expecting more. 

In a recent sit-down on YFM, Bonang said she and her team “had to put it on hold because our country was mourning”, but said she was ready to air her next episode on April 28 as she had been travelling to different places creating content.

“I travel quite a lot, I've prioritised my travelling, my days are different. I shoot for B*Dazzled, sometimes I don't, I'm dating now,” she said.

“I have been working, I know the BForce have been annoyed with me because they feel I've been quiet and not sharing, but I've gone much quieter and that's only because I'm 35. The older you grow, the quieter you become, and that's because I did all the shouting and dancing when I was 20.”

On Twitter, Bonang recently revealed she was shooting the second episode in Cape Town, saying juggling work and a relationship was another factor that delayed the content.

I’m in Cape Town, shooting episode two. Askies, had to pause many things due to unforeseen circumstances, please bare with me. Kea jola also, so laziness,” she wrote.

Previously speaking to TshisaLIVE, Bonang said she wanted to occupy the digital space more.

B*Dazzled is something I started many years ago and now, as an entertainer, it's fascinating how quickly traditional media has changed. B*Dazzled was lovely, it showed some of the behind the scenes of life and the usual everyday things, it was a lot less scripted.

“I'm going back to my YouTube era, it's important to be on YouTube, my fans wanted this and I'm ready to give the people what they want.”

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