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The Housewives Are Back

If the song ‘Fancy’ by Drake is anything to go by then this is the show for you

They do lavish, facebeats, lashes, and ball gowns, and only the best for this group of ladies. Glamour is not a question, money is not an issue and drama is the name of the game. 1Magic is thrilled to be bringing back its viewers their favourite reality franchise, the Real Housewives of Johannesburg.

“Friday prime time television is about to get better. The Real Housewives of Johannesburg Season 2 will keep viewers on their seats and entertained,” says Philly Kubheka Head of PR and Publicity.

Season 2 promises the usual over the top splendor and entertainment, expect more sparkle, over the top parties, expensive shoes and bigger handbags. The Real Housewives of Johannesburg introduces five new game changing queens and will premiere on Friday, 18 October 2019 at 19:00 on 1Magic.

Be sure to tune into your screens with anticipation as we bring back our songstress and former lawyer turned businesswoman, Christall Kay as she takes us on a journey with her growing music career. She also learns to juggle new dynamics and everyday pressures of daily life and making “new friends.” We also get a glimpse into her charitable side that is as full of sparkle as she is.

Christall Kay

Another returning fan favourite is Brinnette Seopela. The beauty and cosmetic entrepreneur is on the rise with major plans in the pipeline. Audiences fell in love with her gorgeous spirit and looks in Season 1, while she was planning the most lavish traditional and white wedding. Golf is the new love in her life as she rebuilds and reinvents her business.

Brinnette Seopela

Amongst these driven and charming ladies is Welkom born, Lebo Gunguluza, who is married to a well-known businessman, Lebo Gunguluza. She has published The South African Music Awards (SAMA) magazine for past 5 years, and was dubbed SA’s youngest publisher. She’s currently working on another bestseller that’s set to equip women and young girls with great life tools. She is known for saying“My definition of wealth is sleeping, waking up and still making money.”

Lebo Gunguluza

We will also meet Lethabo ‘Lejoy’ Mathatho, who is hard to miss with banging blonde locks and a personality to match. She comes all the way from Seshego, Limpopo. Lethabo is a founder of LeJoy Foundation that is set to change lives. Lethabo is a Radio and TV presenter who studied Journalism at TUT, and has become a role model in her community on a mission to empower those less fortunate. She usually says “I know where to find gold. I don’t need a man.”

Lethabo ‘Lejoy’ Mathatho

Nompumelelo “Mrs Mops” Mophatlane is the quintessential Housewife married to an IT mogul Isaac Mophatlane. Born in the east of Johannesburg Tsakane, Mrs Mops is a drama and theatre graduate from the University Of Witwatersrand (WITS). The mother of 3 enjoys boxing and yoga.

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Amongst the new Housewives is the worldly free spirited Botswana born, UK raised mother of 5. Mpho Merriweather is a chic wife, Afropunk Project Manager and trained Jewellery Designer. She’s considered the life of a party, a global nomad.

Mpho Merriweather

The gorgeous Tarina Patel is a Bollywood star and businesswoman born in Cape Town and raised in Durban. The Psychology (cum laude) graduate has been in a number of Bollywood films and South African soapies. She starred in a film called ‘One night with the King’.

Tarina Patel

Don’t miss the premiere of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg S2 on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103) on Friday, 18 October 2019 at 19:00.

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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