- Sam Tshabalala was left heartbroken after he learned the son he had been raising the past 27-years was not his
- According to the 52-year-old, his wife must have been pregnant already when they got married
- Tshabalala added he believed the secret was to much for her to carry and that’s why she came clean after almost three decades of marriage
Tshabalala, a 52-year-old from Benoni in Ekurhuleni, found out his wife had been lying to him about him being the father of her 27-year-old son.
For almost three decades Tshabalala raised the child as his own, he even made sure his son received the best education from an expensive school.
However, his world came crashing down when his wife recently admitted he was not the father of the boy he raised.
“All these years I’ve been telling myself I had a son and only now have I found he’s not my son,” the Daily Sun reported.
Tshabalala said he suspected his wife was already pregnant when they got married and he believes the burden of such a huge secret weighed to heavily on he- so, she had no choice but to come clean.
However, Tshabalala said the news shocking news made it feel like the earth swallowed him whole. Briefly.co.za learned he said his wife tried to tell him the truth the first time, he did not believe her.
Tshabalala and his wife have since separated but he does not plan on disowning the son he believed to be his all these years.
“I love my son and I don’t want this to change things because he knows me as his dad.”
Tshabalala’s wife confirmed he was not her son’s father but she does not why she withheld the truth for so many years.
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