Four Mzansi celebrities decided to share their life stories via books this year. While some may had success with their memoirs, others succeeded with cookbooks.
A few Mzansi celebrities tapped into their creative sides to write and launch books.
According to ZAlebs, past celebs started the trend; from memoirs to autobiographies and cookbooks, ad now many public figures are following suit.
The celebrity books were well received. Briefly.co.za compiled a list of 4 Mzansi celebs who have written books this year..
Unathi Nkayi wrote memoirs in which she detailed her life’s struggles - the good, the bad and the ugly, including her marriage ending due to an affair.
Her memoir, titled I Keep Learning, was released on 6 November. It was well-received by readers.
2. Ayanda Borotho
Mzansi actress, Ayanda Borotho, added best-selling author to her long list of accolades. She wrote a memoir called Unbecoming To Become. Ayanda’s book reached No.1 best-selling status, where she penned her life experiences, allowing fans to get a glimpse into her private life.
3. Batsetsana Khumalo
Former Miss South Africa and businesswoman, Basetsana Khumalo, also released an inspiring memoir called Bassie: My Journey of Hope. The book has no scandals but instead is believed to inspire women, as she talks about the successful empire she has built.
Bassie said: “Writing my memoir has been the most intense, yet cathartic, liberating and healing journey. It is not one of the important projects of my life, it is the most important.”
4. Lorna Maseko
Media personality, Lorna Maseko, started her own cooking channel on YouTube to showcase her cooking skills, which soon progressed for her to launch her own cookbook. Titled Celebrate With Lorna Maseko, it was launched at the biggest designer shopping arcade in Africa, the Diamond Walk in Sandton.
Earlier today, Briefly.co.za reported that Rihanna may have made a whole bunch of money moves this year, but the fact that none of them was an album is what’s gotten fans' back up.
From make-up to clothing lines to whole entire films, Riri has done the most this year... but evidently it just wasn’t enough.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the 31-year-old star has decided to let fans simmer in their album-demanding cries for just a little longer. So, instead of an actual album, your gurl dropped a photo album.
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