Moja Love's Uyajola was likely the most-watched show in a long time - and it had barely kicked off. However, now the show's guests claim it's all fake and they only played along for the money.
Mzansi was surprised (but entertained) when the first episodes of Uyajola aired and showed the dirty laundry of cheaters caught in the act.
However, it may all have been nothing more than show-business, according to the Daily Sun, which claims to have received tip-offs from neighbours who know the alleged affected men are happily living together.
Tebogo Motie and his son, Themba Zwane (who was presented as someone else's child) are apparently in the Vaal, with no domestic problems worthy of a TV show.
The Daily Sun reports that when speaking to Tebogo's mother, Sarah Motsie, she said her son had told her he would be on TV before Uyajola was aired.
Sarah apparently also said Themba's mother had passed away in 2016 and the woman who pretended to be his mom, Titi, is actually his aunt.
“Themba and his father live together!”
Sarah added that Bra Voice, the supposed long-time lover, is actually Tebogo's brother-in-law.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Titi also spoke to the Daily Sun, and is happy to be a 'celeb' now.
She and Bra Voice are in a relationship and were supposedly promised R20 000 to do the show.
Even more surprisingly, Titi claimed that Themba and Jub Jub spent time in prison together.
Furthermore, Tebogo has apparently confirmed that they were all acting and doing it for the moola.
“Me and my son live together. We were acting and we did this for money!”
The Daily Sun shared a response from Moja Lova to these claims. Part of it reads as follows:
"Following our meeting with your publication’s editors, wherein as Moja LOVE out of respect for the work of Daily Sun in informing the people, we availed the participants of Uyajola 99 as per the inquiry we received.
"We also deem it necessary to bring to your attention pertinent information which we believe will also assist in providing the context to the questions posed to us.
"We would like to bring to your attention that in addition to the family’s retraction of the information alleged to have been given to the reporter, the two participants, the mother and the father, are married and have been married for years.
"As a result, we believe that renders any insinuations that they are not partners to be ill-informed as suggested by the information in your possession.
"We bring to your attention that the mother has unequivocally indicated that she only confirmed that they were paid to the reporter merely to dismiss her neighbour whom she said was nosy and would not have stopped harassing her family for information.
"It is therefore reasonable that she felt the need to clarify the information with you at your offices to ensure that the article that will be published will be a true reflection in terms of context and all, about what transpired at her home.
"We also believe that it’s worth sharing with your paper, that the channel, before flighting the episode, as part of its due diligence interviewed the complainant who confirmed that the information contained in the episode was authentic.
"The complainant also said he was happy with the episode and gave consent for broadcast so that we do not infringe on their privacy."
Social media users have also been discussing the likeliness that Uyajola is fake:
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