Entertainment news: ProVerb addresses cheating allegations, Bobby Brown’s wife hospitalised

Local hip hop artist and Idols SA presenter Proverb (Tebogo Thekisho) made headlines over the weekend for all the wrong reasons. Sunday Sun newspaper reported on August 2 that the TV presenter’s wife of 10 years, Onalerona, cheated on him with businessman and founder of Blackhead management consulting Edwin Sodi for two years. 

According to the paper, Sodi and Onalerona met at a car wash at Ruimsig, west of Jo’burg in 2013. Thekisho who denied the allegations when Sunday Sun contacted him for comment – referring to the rumours as “hogwash” –  later took to Twitter on August 2 to address the cheating reports. 

“All true, my wish is to protect the kids and shield her from judgment,” he tweeted. The couple has two children together. In 2014, rumours of the couple heading to divorce court began flying around but despite the their marriage allegedly being on the rocks, the high school sweethearts stayed together.

Charlize Theron adopts second child 

Just a few months after splitting from Hollywood actor Sean Penn, actor Charlize Theron has moved on with her life and has adopted a second child. The Oscar-winning actor recently adopted an African-American baby girl, August, in July,  US Magazine reported. In 2012, Theron adopted her first child in South Africa, named Jackson, who is now four years old. According to the magazine, Theron (39) and Penn, who were engaged, had plans to adopt together – Penn wanted to adopt son Jackson. Theron joins the list of US stars, such as Madonna and Angelina Jolie, who’ve adopted children.


Charlize Theron. (AFP)

Bobby Brown’s wife rushed to hospital 

RnB Singer Bobby Brown laid his only daughter with songbird Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina (22) to rest on August 1 at a private funeral just north of Atlanta. But According to TMZ reports, Brown had to rush his wife Alicia Etheredge to hospital shortly after attending his daughter’s funeral. 



Bobby Brown at the funeral of Bobbi Kristina. (Reuters)

Etheredge reportedly suffered from seizures in the family hotel room where she was staying Saturday night after Brown’s funeral and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance. A source told TMZ that Etheredge was able to walk once she got to the hospital. Brown and Etheredge welcomed a baby girl on July 9 2015.

Family members and celebrities such as filmmaker Tyler Perry and RnB singer Monica Brown attended Brown’s “invitation-only” funeral service, according to CNN reports. Brown was found unconscious face down in her bathtub earlier this year and died and in hospice care on July 26. People magazine reported that Brown’s boyfriend Nick Gordon didn’t attend the funeral.

Boyzn Bucks to launch a motor racing clothing collection 

The fashion and music collective Boyzn Bucks released a lookbook video on July 30 announcing the launch of their Moto Racing Club Collection on August 15 in Braamfontein. 


Image credit: Facebook

Boyzn Bucks is made up of a group of friends, hip hop stars Okmalumkoolkat, Riky Rick, DJ/producer Dokta Spizee, Mkay Frash, Stilo Magolide, Bhubesii, Phiko, uSaneleM and Siyabonga (Scoop Makhathini) Ngwekazi.

The collective aims to “export South African culture” and influence the local youth culture, which they have done with their music and style. Riky Rick and Okmalumkookat have often been spotted wearing motor racing gear in their music videos and in photo shoots. 

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