Bonang Matheba to Reportedly Replace Thuso Mbedu in L’Oréal Brand Ambassador Deal, Mzansi Weighs In

Bonang Matheba to Reportedly Replace Thuso Mbedu in L’Oréal Brand Ambassador Deal, Mzansi Weighs In

  • Bonang Matheba is reportedly set to replace Thuso Mbedu as L'Oréal's ambassador
  • This omes after the media mogul allegedly pitched to the beauty brand and they considered her proposal
  • Thuso has not even been with L'Oréal for a year yet and Mzansi expressed mixed reactions about the alleged switch
Bonang Matheba is reportedly replacing Thuso Mbedu for L’Oréal
Bonang Matheba is said to be in talks with L’Oréal about replacing Thuso Mbedu as the brand's ambassador. Images: bonang_m, thuso.mbedu
Source: Instagram

Our girl Bonang Matheba reportedly couldn't resist a L'Oréal Paris opportunity and seized it by making them an offer they couldn't refuse. This is after Thuso Mbedu was revealed as the brand's Sub-Saharan African ambassador, a gig that is reportedly on the line should the beauty brand consider Bonang's pitch.

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The media mogul is said to have set her sights on forming a closer working relationship with L'Oréal after recently walking their runway for Paris Fashion Week.

According to ZiMoja, B and her team reportedly made a big pitch to L'Oréal, and their work is in the pipeline. In 2013, Queen B became an international ambassador for Revlon.

What's more is that Thuso Mbedu was announced as the brand's ambassador for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2023, with a source claiming that Bonang might be gunning for Thuso's spot - messy!

Mzansi weighs in on Bonang and Thuso's predicament

Netizens are stunned by the claims that Bonang is replacing Thuso for the L'Oréal deal, while some encouraged B, saying she is the bigger brand:

Moshe_Meso said:

"Replacing a Rand with a Naira."

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Sandiso__N wrote:

"Bonang is bigger than her, though."

Hyperloll4 made a soccer reference:

"Literally substituting Messi and Ronaldo!"

werythagain posted:

"A win is a win."

FitMandisa responded:

"Darling made history."

Lethabo4991 congratulated Bonang:

"Good for her. Bonang is more popular than Thuso."

Bonang Matheba faces backlash over Ghana event

In more Bonang Matheba updates, Briefly News shared online reactions to the media personality's recent gig in Ghana that left a bad taste in fans' mouths.

Supporters called Bonang out for visiting the country after it began the process of passing an anti-LGBTQ law.

Source: Briefly News

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