Year in review: Top Briefly celebrity stories we loved in 2019

Year in review: Top Briefly celebrity stories we loved in 2019

- As 2020 kicks off, we check out some of the biggest celeb stories that we really enjoyed in 2019

- The Somhale wedding, Bontle and Priddy Ugly's special day and Sho Madjozi's success with John Cena were some of the best moments we were treated to

- Pearl Thusi also shared the story of how little Okuhle nestled herself in the Thusi clan's hearts

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South African celebs were pretty busy in 2019 - they gave their fans many a juicy moment with the things they got up to. gathered some of the most entertaining celeb stories that fans loved in the year that was.

Somizi and Mohale's stunning wedding was one of the biggest moments of the year, followed closely by Bontle Modiselle and Priddy Ugly's big day.

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1. Sneak peeks at Somhale's wedding day: Everything about it looks lit

The day that Somizi and Mohale have been dreaming about for months was as awesome as was expected.

Thanks to social media we could see how amazing the special day was even if we didn't make the guest list.

Look at the gorgeous couple - their smiles are as bright as can be. And those outfits, oh my!

2. John Cena raps Sho Madjozi track word for word like it's nothing

Not only has John Cena shown Sho Madjozi an indescribable amount of support, but he’s also surprised her with a visit, has taken no legal copyright action and he’s even featuring the track in an upcoming film – Cena’s such a team player!

John Cena knows every single word of the track and can rap it perfectly.

The big star appeared on Strahan, Sara and Keke (an American talk show) recently where he was asked what his favourite song was, and obvs he said John Cena by Sho Madjozi.

Cena took it a step further and proudly busted out the song, word for word like it was nothing. Yuuuuuus, everybody wanna be lit like John Cena!

3. Priddy Ugly and Bontle tie the knot in surprise traditional wedding

Modiselle tied the knot this weekend and it was one of the best-kept secrets in Mzansi.

The adorable couple managed to keep the event on lockdown so well, people were surprised to see them trending.

With their first child about to be welcomed into the world, the pair sealed the deal surrounded by family and friends.

Hip-hop star Solo shared a short clip of the event, wishing them well on their new journey together.

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4. Ayanda Thabethe shares her thoughts on Black Coffee kicking Enhle out

It is rumoured that Enhle Mbali and her children were kicked out of their home by DJ Black Coffee. Enhle and Black Coffee are going through a messy divorce that has become quite public.

Social media users have voiced their opinions on the matter and it is clear that no one approves of the way Black Coffee has been treating Enhle and the divorce.

Thando Thabethe added her opinion to the many opinions, and she's not impressed either.

"Am I wrong to think that if you’re the party that has cheated in a marriage that you need not disturb my life and that you should leave me in my house with my kids."

5. Pearl Thusi tells the beautiful story of Okuhle joining the Thusi tribe

Pearl Thusi surprised us all when a precious little princess suddenly started popping up like she was never not there. Okuhle was the missing piece of the Thusi clan that has now been completed.

Even though Okuhle was not hidden by Pearl, how she joined the family was never something that was openly discussed.

Pearl, for the first time, spoke out about Okuhle’s heartwarming adoption story. Seeing the happiness that Okuhle brings Pearl and Thando says it all.

Before adopting Okuhle, Pearl opened a charity in support of abandoned children. Adopting Okuhle has changed Pearl’s life in the most magical way possible.

“It's been really incredible. I've tried not to make a big deal of it in terms of talking about it. Women do this every day, our grandmothers did this for our parents.
"There are aunties, women have to travel and then someone has to take care of their children. It's a village and I'm an African and I live by everything that an African means as much as I possibly can.”

Pearl highlighted how easy it is for people to support adoption, donate funds etc, but actually adopting a child and raising a human who is not your own is the true test.

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