Somizi Mhlongo Allegedly Paid Lobola for Lasizwe’s Ex-boyfriend Pholoso Mohlala, Set to Wed in September

Somizi Mhlongo Allegedly Paid Lobola for Lasizwe’s Ex-boyfriend Pholoso Mohlala, Set to Wed in September

  • Somizi Mhlongo is known for announcing his moves, big or small, but it seems the flamboyant media personality is keeping some parts of his life away from social media
  • The Idols SA judge pulled a shocker when he announced that he is in a relationship in a recent episode of his award-winning reality television show, Living the Dream With Somizi
  • According to reports, Somizi is dating actor Pholoso Mohlala who used to date YouTuber Lasizwe, and the two secretly got married and are planning a spring wedding

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Somizi Mhlongo now knows to keep his relationship private following an extravagant wedding to Mohale Motaung that did not last.

Somizi and Pholoso Mohlala
Somizi and Pholoso Mohlala are allegedly planning a September wedding. Image: @somizi and @pholoso_mohlala.
Source: Instagram

The larger-than-life media personality has admitted that he has since moved on from Mohale, but he is keeping the identity of his new lover under wraps. Social media users have been suspecting that he is dating singer Vusi Nova, but they have maintained that they are just friends.

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The South African has reported that the reality TV star reportedly paid lobola for his rumoured bae Pholoso Mohlala and a September wedding is on the cards. According to the publication, a source revealed that Somizi and Pholoso got hitched in March. The pair are said to have agreed on a wedding date and are ready to start looking for venues. The source said:

“He paid lobola during the long weekend of March 19 at Pholoso’s home in Hammanskraal. The date’s been set. He’s getting married in September. The couple’s going to look at wedding venues on Monday."

Another source told City Press that Somizi's wedding will be a show stopper and the main highlight of his hit reality television show Living the Dream With Somizi.

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“Somizi just wants to get married. It’s as if he’s trying to show Mohale that, even after leaving him, he’ll find another man and settle down.”

The news of Somizi's marriage comes months after controversial entertainment blogger Musa Khawula revealed that the star was engaged to Pholoso.

Lasizwe and Mohale Motaung's steamy kiss causes a buzz on social media: "It all looks staged to spite Somizi"

In other entertainment news, Briefly News also reported that social media users finally got the news they have been waiting for. Somizi Mhlongo's ex-husband Mohale Motaung and YouTuber Lasizwe are officially a couple.

The stars had the rumour mill spinning when they showed up at the Durban July together. Lasizwe later got peeps talking when he shared a cosy picture with Mohale Motaung and referred to him as "My Love."

Since then, Mzansi Twitter investigators have been trying to put two and two together to confirm whether the stars are romantically linked. They turned heads when they arrived at Khanyi Mbau's roast with their hands locked. Peeps were still not convinced that they were dating.

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