South African celebrities react to Simphiwe Dana 'coming out'

South African celebrities react to Simphiwe Dana 'coming out'

- Simphiwe Dana recently took to social media to reveal that she is part of the LGBTQI community

- Her announcement was met with a wave of support from Mzansi social media users and industry peers

- Celebrities such as Rami Chuene and Azania showed their love to Simphiwe and applauded her bravery

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Simphiwe Dana recently came out about her sexuality. Her brave decision was met with a wave of support from social media users. A few South African celebs also shared their thoughts on the announcement.

When Dana revealed her sexuality, she anticipated backlash from many, however this was not the case. The muso was showered with love from fans and industry peers.

Azania said:

"Congratulations Simphiwe! So happy for you. You are both fortunate to know such love."

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Rami Chuene said:

"Listen!!! We're here for it. For all of it. Sending you and your partner lots of love." earlier reported that Simphiwe Dana has bravely and proudly come out and told the world that she is gay. It could not have been an easy announcement to make but Simphiwe definitely felt it was time.

South African celebrities react to Simphiwe Dana 'coming out'
Simphiwe Dana has revealed that she is gay. Image: @simphiwedana/Instagram
Source: Instagram

Taking the major step, Simphiwe took to social media with a straight-forward status where she just let it out. Gurl, this level of bravery is respected!

Shortly after, Simphiwe further revealed that she has a bae and they are getting married. Simphiwe proudly shared a picture of her wife-to-be and expressed how excited she is to have her come home so they could start the rest of their lives together

"I’m marrying her. She’s coming home to me today. We are so happy.”

In other news, Kelly Khumalo is on fire right now. Her popular song Empini seems to be a favourite in Mzansi and it shows. Not only is the song topping charts, it is also approaching the two million mark with YouTube views.

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The excited songstress took to social media to celebrate the incredible achievement. She also used the opportunity to thank her supporters for having her back. had previously reported that Kelly Khumalo recently took to social media to show off that her track Empini is still topping the charts. The song has been sitting pretty as the country's biggest Afro-soul/pop song in the country. The stats are according to OthoritySA and were shared on Kelly Khumalo's Instagram account.

The singer has kept her head amid the growing controversy around the Senzo case and has decided to focus on her music instead. There is no denying Kelly Khumalo's talent as Empini is set to become one the greatest songs she has given fans.

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