Kelly Khumalo Reportedly Turns Down 'Idols SA' Offer, Joins New Singing Competition

Kelly Khumalo Reportedly Turns Down 'Idols SA' Offer, Joins New Singing Competition

  • Kelly Khumalo has bagged a judging role on new SABC 2 singing competition, Stand Up South Africa
  • The singer reportedly turned down an offer by Mzansi Magic to become a judge in Idols SA in favour of the new gig
  • The talented singer's co-judges in the new show presented by Dineo Langa are Lorcia Cooper and Kurt Darren

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Kelly Khumalo will reportedly not be joining Idols SA. The fans of the talented singer had hoped that she would replace former judge Somizi Mhlongo.

The songstress is already a judge in another singing competition. She's part of the panel of judges on SABC 2's Stand Up South Africa.

Kelly Khumalo, turns down, 'Idols SA' offer, joins, new singing competition
Kelly Khumalo reportedly turned down an 'Idols SA' offer. Image: @kellykhumaloza
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The new show sees families who have a singing talent compete with other families for a whopping R100 000. It started airing on the public broadcaster on 5 September. It is presented by Dineo Langa. Other judges on the show are Lorcia Cooper and Kurt Darren.

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ZAlebs reports that Kelly Khumalo snubbed Idols SA because she is already committed to the new show. City Press reported that Kelly did not even entertain the Mzansi Magic offer because she had already bagged the gig with the SABC 2 show.

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Dineo Langa returns to screens with new game show

In related news, Briefly News reported that Dineo Langa, former The Queen actress, has returned to television screens as a presenter once again. However, this time it's in game show format.

The star has landed a new gig as the host of SABC 2's new family game show, Stand Up SA. Dineo is doing the most as she juggles being an actress, presenter and entrepreneur.

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Dineo Langa shows love to Loyiso MacDonald

In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Dineo Langa took to social media to show love to actor Loyiso MacDonald on his birthday. The former The Queen stars played the roles of brother and sister in the telenovela.

The two actors developed a strong friendship when they were still part of the cast of the Mzansi Magic soapie. Dineo took to Twitter on Tuesday, 7 September and posted sweet selfies of herself with Loyiso MacDonald. The stunner penned a heartfelt birthday message to her former onscreen brother and friend. She captioned her post:

"It's my BIG BROTHER'S BIRTHDAY. Always so proud of you @loyisomacdonald. Thank you for always honouring our bond. I want you to be happy not just for today but for the rest of your life cause God knows you deserve the best of everything. Love you. Happy birthday broski."


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