Weekly wrap: Soccer star busted and Minnie Dlamini lives large

Weekly wrap: Soccer star busted and Minnie Dlamini lives large

This week's top stories include the arrest of a former soccer star for manufacturing drugs, King Monada's mom almost fainting when he bought her a car, a video of an aggressive arrest left tweeps divided, Minnie Dlamini is living the high life and Cedric Fourie clapped back at a woman calling gay men 'a waste'.

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1. Soccer legend bust for alleged drug lab named as Mike Mangena

Former Kaizer Chiefs star player, Mike Mangena, was arrested after a drug lab was found on his plot in Randfontein. The police say mandrax was being manufactured on the site, but the pills are cut somewhere else.

Three other men were also arrested during the bust, which was the result of weeks of stake-out operations by the Hawks, the local anti-gang unit and the national crime intelligence.

2. King Monada bought his mom her first car and she almost fainted

The man behind the hottest track of the summer, Malwedhe, King Monada, has come a long way since his days of poverty.

Following his success as musician, he was able to treat the one person who was always his biggest supporter - his mother. King Monada, born as Steven Khutso Kgatla, bought his mom her first car and she almost fainted from excitement.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Steven also got his mom a driver to drive her around since she doesn't' have a drivers licence yet.

3. Video shows cops aggressively arresting woman and it has SA divided

A video was shared on social media that showed two policewomen shoving a lady in the back of their van.

However, the footage left tweeps divided. Some people were convinced that there was nothing wrong with the cops' behaviour and that they were simply trying to do their work. In fact, they pointed out that the woman was not cooperating.

Even EFF leader, Julius Malema, joined in on the debate and said he saw two police officers doing their work.

Other tweeps were upset at the way the cops were aggressively handling the woman, pulling on her hair and shoving her.

Clearly, this is a debate that won't be resolved anytime soon.

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4. Minnie Dlamini’s living large – Net worth, German cars and swanky home

Minnie Dlamini is undeniably one of Mzansi’s hottest celebs so it only makes sense that her net worth would skyrocket.

Thanks to her bank balance growing ever-bigger, the star has developed a taste for luxury cars and has a lavish home.

Minnie has a reported net worth of a whopping $1.2 Million or R14,4 million according to www.leanrmorefacts.co.za and CUT FM. Most of her wealth was acquired through her work as a television presenter, actress and model.

However, she also made a small fortune as a result of selling broadcasting rights of her wedding to Multichoice.

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5. Cedric Fourie shuts down women who say gay men are a ‘waste’

Handsome Skeem Saam actor, Cedric Fourie, accompanied Lasizwe Dambuza as his "date" to the recent Feather Awards. The awards are a way for the LGBTQI community to celebrate the celebs they look up to.

However, Lasizwe is gay, and a woman on Twitter came to the conclusion that Cedric must be gay too. She referred to Cedric as "a waste," but the actor clapped back hard at her:

Lol this experience has taught me a lot. Gay men are being called “waste” by some bitter women who’ve just realised they’ll never have them. As if they’d have them if they were not gay. I will never stop being an ally to the LGBTQI+ community.

Many tweeps have agreed with and supported Cedric's reaction.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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