Uthando Nes'thembu is Mzansi Magic's reality show about the polygamous lifestyle, and one of its stars got people talking when she said she wouldn't advise the lifestyle to other people. Thobile 'MaKhumalo' Mseleku says she didn't choose polygamy.
When Thobile 'MaKhumalo' Mseleku said she wouldn't advise that people live a polygamous lifestyle, she got Mzansi talking.
She is, after all, living the lifestyle herself and stars in Mzansi Magic's Uthando Nes'thembu, which is already in its third season.
The reality show gives viewers a glimpse at the life of Musa Mseleku, a successful businessman, and his four wives.
TimesLIVE reports that Thobile was speaking to BBC Africa when she revealed that she didn't choose to have a polygamous relationship, polygamy chose her because of the man she fell in love with.
"I did not choose polygamy, polygamy chose me. I did not choose to be with my husband but my husband came to me."
Thobile added that she would not have chosen this lifestyle.
"It was unplanned, I never thought of it and I would never wish for it. But it happened that the man I fell in love with was a polygamous man. I fell in love with his character.
"I fell in love with the way he does things. I fell in love with the way he loves his wives. I fell in love with his honesty."
Briefly.co.za gathered that Thobile has previously said that compromise and sacrifice is part of being a married woman, and compromise is also necessary for a happy polygamous marriage.
Here's a video of Thobela speaking about her experience:
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