Sello Maake KaNcube hits back at claims he is ‘depreciating’

23 May 2023 - 08:00
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Actor Sello Maake KaNcube is smitten with his wife Pearl.
Actor Sello Maake KaNcube is smitten with his wife Pearl.
Image: Facebook/Sello Maake KaNcube

Actor Sello Maake KaNcube celebrated his 63rd birthday at the weekend, but not everybody had kind words and wishes for him.  

The actor posted pictures of his birthday celebration on Saturday, appreciating the blessing his wife Pearl is in his life.

One social media user tried to spoil his day by suggesting that he only gushed over his wife because he had “depreciated”.  

“Funny how this gender [males] starts to appreciate their partners when they have depreciated. All these men love and appreciate you more as they get older. Meeting them younger will give you headaches,” she said.   

Sello hit back, telling her to put some respect on his name.

“I apologise on behalf of that young man who hurt you, but never make the mistake of mentioning my name and depreciation in the same sentence. Have a peaceful life.”  

Many rallied behind Sello and said the troll's comments were insensitive.  

Social media user Mashela Mamabolo said: “I don't get how someone else's happiness irritates people. What could have happened in one's life for them to be like that?” 

Sello has BEEN public about his appreciation for his wife.

Late last year Sello penned a tribute to Pearl, saying he would ensure their marriage would be his last. He was married Palesa Mboweni in 2015 but got divorced eight months later.  

“This marriage is it for me, my task is in helping my wife realise the same goal. I’m constantly making sure that I'm worthy of her love and she has the validation to trust that she is the one for me. I practically can't imagine my life without her, that's how much I love this woman. She is the woman my parents prayed I would marry one day,” he said. 

Sello said it took him 40 years to find Pearl and he planned to grow old with her.  

“We will be going to collect our Sassa money together.” 

Here's a glimpse into some of the reactions to Sello's post:


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