Red Carpet: 5th Crown Gospel Awards

November 19, 2012 by  

By The Durban Correspondent

The Crown Gospel Awards have become something of a tradition for me. I’ve been going to them for the past four years (I missed the first one because I was still a student then) and every year the one thing I look forward to more than anything is what Zanele Mbokazi, or rather Zanele LaMbokazi Nkambule, will be wearing. I think her outfits are bigger than the Crowns and garner more publicity, whether good or bad. But more on that later.

I have long given up on the fashion at the CGAs. It’s really pointless for us to complain every year about it when these people actually make us laugh. Whoever said that gospel is about shiny suits, OTT ball gowns and the new craze, blinged up hair? The hair clips/brooches or whatever that the ladies wear lately are awful.

Fikile Mlomo (who’s an amazing singer BTW) was leading the pack with the hair bling. It looks stupid and unless you really need it, don’t wear it. It looks cheap and it’s not a good look when those cheap weaves are now blinged up and shining brighter than Rihanna’s Diamond.

Thank goodness there weren’t much of those shiny suits. However there’s a sudden craze with these blazers that cut off at the elbow. What’s the deal with those gents? They are horrible and it’s rude to wear them.

I actually blame Solly Mahlangu for this. Solly is a rock star and he loves his fans. He was performing for them on the red carpet. That was cool.

And then there was Kgotso. You know, being fat is NOT wrong, but why do married people suddenly decide to gain weight? Kgotso was in shape when he entered IWTSG and now he’s fat AF, as the Twitter kids would say.

I was a tad late for the red carpet. When I arrived, Rebecca Malope (she looked beautiful) was getting out of those horrible white limousines and making her way up the red carpet.

You know, I’ve always wondered why people like using limo’s. They are abnormal cars and there’s nothing cool about them. They’re rather phony and if you wanted to show me how wealthy you are then please show up in a normal, but super expensive car. Then I’d know how rich/important you are.

Speaking of importance, what is it with South Africans and liking this VIP status?

It’s ridiculous how people actually bought VIP tickets, which included the limo (eug) ride and a walk on the red carpet. That there were so many random ‘VIPs’ that walked the red carpet that I got tired of taking pictures.

Why can’t the famous people or the nominated artists be the ones who walk the red carpet?

Now you have all sorts of people with their delusions of grandeur thinking that they’re famous when they are not.

I was even asked by this lady why I wasn’t taking a picture of her. I didn’t even bother answering.

If you have to beg for you picture to be taken, know one thing: YOU AINT FAMOUS! Now stop acting like it.

Two FLOSA’s (First Lady of SA) were present at the awards.

Naturally Mantuli Zuma (what’s her name again?) was there as always since she’s BFFs with Zanele. I was pleasantly surprised to see Thobeka Madiba-Zuma. Guys, she’s HOT! Flames! You must know. She’s lost more than 20KG’s and she looks like a million bucks. Pity about her fellow FLOSA because she looks ridiculously fat. Those arms? Yoh. And those off the shoulder dresses she’s so fond of? She needs to do something about her weight. She must make this a campaign and fight obesity in children and adults. With her as the ambassador for this, who knows, it might endear her to people. FL’s should do something bakithi.

Other prominent people spotted include Loyiso Bala,

Israel Mosehla,

Tsepo and Swazi Mngoma,

Ntokozo and Nqubeko Mbatha, Jabu Hlongwane, Keke Phofolo, Veliswa Skeyi, Deborah Fraser, Benjamin Dube,

Hlengiwe Mhlaba, Sipho Makhabane, Martin Phike, Sizwe Zako, and a whole lot of other gospel stars.

There’s so many of them, I get tired just thinking of them.

Vicky Vilakazi and friend

Veliswa Skeyi and hubby

Siya Mhlongo and Partner

Shiny suit…

… and the shoes

Gospel gangsters

Groupie action with Ziyon

Charisma of IWTSG fame

Likers of things….

That orange shirt and eyebrows…

Tswi and friend…

Ncandweni..

More likers of things…

Fashion horrors…

Glamour Gogos

Durban socialite, Tha

Babo and Sgwili

Bhodloza and the Mrs

Dudu Khoza and designer..

Cute couple

Bonga Mpanza and friend

Nonhlanhla and Thabo Mdluli

Likers…

Some personalities who were there include Lerato Kganyago (I love her already, so real), Slikour (who sucked while presenting an award), Zizo Beda (humble, humble girl.)

Khanyi Magubane (she needs to have a serious talk with her friends for allowing her to wear leopard print when she knows that she’s overweight.

 

Thembi Seete, Palesa Mocinyane (OMFW can she STOP it with the AYEYE and those seriously horrible, strapless ball gowns she wears. I’m certain she buys one every time she goes to an event, which I’m sure is weekly.) Lunga Shabalala looked dapper in his suit.

Now for Zanele. Love her or hate her, you know she’s got the South African media wrapped around her finger. When she and her husband came in, those flash bulbs were worthy of Hollywood royalty. And she sucked it all in, like the pro she is. She loves the spotlight and was born for it.

And the dress. I keep track of all of Zanele’s dresses. In 2009 she wore a red gown, which was worn by Ayanda Ncwane last year. 2010 she wore that monstrosity of a dress- that green, yellow and blue mess. Last year she looked like Belle from Beauty and the Beast (those gloves) and this year she actually surprised many by not going too OTT. She wore a red mermaid dress. I didn’t like it, but it’s better than last year’s so it’s an improvement on her side. Pity about the hair and the hairline. Why ungaphemi since everyone is doing it?

Sgwili’s wife in a similar dress…

So the fashion wasn’t as bad as previous years, but it still is a long way to go.

By: The Durban Correspondent

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Comments

108 Comments on "Red Carpet: 5th Crown Gospel Awards"

  1. Nqobile on Mon, 19th Nov 2012 11:43 pm 

    Hahahaha thatha Durban correspondent, u sure dont mince your words hey lol. Such a lovely couple abakwa Mdluli. Happy Ntokozo won a couple of awards.

  2. vumaaa on Mon, 19th Nov 2012 11:45 pm 

    Ther i was thinking i was gonna see our sweet SABC personalities, since they didnt attend the CHOMVAs and baaaaaam im seeing these people. Oh ok

  3. beyonce on Mon, 19th Nov 2012 11:45 pm 

    I’ve never kwaaad so hard tsho lots of sausages in shiny dresses …..love it ndizolala ndincumile

  4. vumaaa on Mon, 19th Nov 2012 11:46 pm 

    FLOSAs………… Kwaaaaaaa i cant shame

  5. beyonce on Mon, 19th Nov 2012 11:53 pm 

    First lady launched her friend why didn’t she tell her to cover her arms. Yho ingathi zizomwisa ezangalo

  6. nomnyamazana on Mon, 19th Nov 2012 11:54 pm 

    Oh My Friggin Word you have got to be kidding me!!!

  7. beyonce on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:05 am 

    Can’t stop reading Urban correspondent is the future

  8. inURdreams on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:05 am 

    Hawemuuuuuuuuur X__X

  9. miss sam on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:05 am 

    Most of the likers of thing’s outfits,tjo!I have never seen such!*claps once*
    Weight watchers would make a killing in durbs,that’s if these people wanna lose weight
    And no I’m nt skinny. . .

  10. Lela on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:14 am 

    Eish didnt go this year but it looks i didn’t miss out on much. Someone said here last year that the Crowns red carpet should be rolled out on a threadmill ngathi that is till true for abo Kgotso.

  11. Queen-Ghetto on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:16 am 

    I have honestly nurva seen uglier people in all my life.
    Ekare convention ya gross obesity.
    Flosas friend looks like a bride of frankenstein. Ekare bamo drawile. Kwaks

  12. Lela on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:20 am 

    I guess it’s ok to be obese in the gospel industry. But really guys Ntokozo and Khanyi cha I think even God would love to see them lose that fat awoa!

  13. Lela on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:22 am 

    I mean if your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit that can’t only refer to sex I’m sure it applies to obesity as well.

  14. Brown Shuga on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:23 am 

    I have never laughed liked this… yhu these people! Are there no saved designers?

  15. Lela on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:41 am 

    LOL BS sisono. But I think Thembi’s dress is nice, she was dressed by Lindani Styling,maybe because he is a saved designer that’s why that dress looks great.

  16. showville on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:45 am 

    Bhodloza and the Mrs look like they never met each before.

  17. Lela on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:47 am 

    I would have looked nicer in my simple classy dress from China town,why go to a designer if ezodlala ngawe. Khanyisa Jehova!

  18. dibobo on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:54 am 

    OMW, the fashion huricane Sandy,that happened in these awards is unbelievable. The first mama with a blue shiny dress, is that a python wrapped around beneath, looks scary. Lundi shem, looks like his great grand father. Oh my, the mama wearing a light blue curtain, the dude with light blue shoes, he must be castrated with a blunt knife for that ish. The dude with a red shirt and blue suit and a bow tie, what the frikadelllll?

  19. cherries on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 12:55 am 

    Ahahahahahaaaaaaahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaa oh my freakin gosh!!! These people though?! What is wrong with everyone, do they not have friends???? And no these people didnt go to designers, they went to seamstresses, I would like to believe there is a difference shem…

    I’d have loved to see a pic of Zanele though…

  20. IamJustPS on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 1:53 am 

    Gosh!! Who let their mama go out looking like that? O_o (1st pic) how cruel!!! Deathby Gospel gangsters and glamour gogos LMFlatAO!!

    *sigh*

  21. IamJustPS on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 2:01 am 

    As for the lady in leopard print dress! *claps 122times*.

  22. snapshot on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 3:02 am 

    Banhle bazalwane, baya poser man, the holy spirit came late phela those dresses ama last minute thing…….kodwa Durban + weight Jehova!!!

    I just realised I don’t know my FLOSA.

    I was meant tb there kodwa …….I’ll go next year & Durban Corr wait uzobona lol

  23. Buhlebonke on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 3:02 am 

    The 1st lady’s friend aowa hle!!!Those arms don’t belong to her tjo…reminds me of popeye.So these people left their homes and were like “ya ngiyababa tonight” jizas!What a mess…my poor eyes!!

  24. inn0centDevil on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:31 am 

    Hawemuuuuuuur! U Charisma looks decent. . .the rest ay. . .

    Siya Mhlongo ne cut yakhe ewu.

    Good job DBN correspondence loved the commentary underneath each pic

  25. Miranda on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:38 am 

    LOL. You guys are going to hell. Niyahleka

    I suspect the theme was ” Matric dance and/or fat”. Phela it looks like people went to gain the weight just for the awards nje.#claps#

    There was once a rumour that Rebecca Malope has lost weight, manje why ngingayiboni mina? and who is that old ugly guy with him on the redcarpet?

  26. Thase on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 5:50 am 

    Kwaakwaaakwaaakwaaakwaaa, have no words so will just laugh. Hahahaha
    @Miranda are you calling Rebecca a “him”, why?
    Are my eyes deceiving me or the FLOSA’s tummy and boobs are merging, looks like she wasnt wearing a bra.

  27. inn0centDevil on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 6:18 am 

    @Lela lol. . .you are mean. . .lol ‘treadmill red carpert. . .you guys just made my morning.

    From the Bride of Frenkenstein(sp) to a python wrapped around someone”s leg. . .ay.

    Prom night swag. . .

  28. FrozenBubblez on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 6:33 am 

    Which one is the flosa na bakithi..red dress or shiny dress? Glam gogos actually look good. That liker of things ina purple dress with roll on whiteness under the arm…eeeewWw! Unyanisisle lo uthi they all went kulaba mama bathungayo not qualified designers. Lundi is Velaphi incarnated in that suit! And shim looks drunk…as usual!

    Ntokozo’s husband usile nje yena…how do you let your wife become such a bazooka ube wena ulicala? By the way the bible encourages physical training and keeping fit so NO obesity is not ok in christianity!

  29. daisy999 on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 7:09 am 

    tjoo yha this articles is hilarious.. bathong.. kwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa “likers of things” and “fashion horrors”…. very good indeed

  30. Rere_L on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 7:46 am 

    Guys, I have never laughed this much at a post, hahahahahahahaha, the end is near, strue!!

    Those dresses? Killer shame, i wonder where they all bought them. I think Siya Mhlongo’s partner was the tiniest person there, kwaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

  31. fufu on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 7:47 am 

    tjo,i have never seen such horrible clothes in my life.

  32. BlindFold on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 7:53 am 

    Jesus take the wheel..i give up

  33. BlindFold on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 7:54 am 

    Batho ba Modimo…what happened to Khotso??

  34. Brown Shuga on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 7:55 am 

    Zanele’s pics added

  35. Miranda on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:14 am 

    Eish Thase , the her vs. him problem.

  36. miss sam on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:16 am 

    Isn’t Dudu Khoza over 50? her cleavava!
    Zanele wit her toddlers and tiaras inspired dress!
    The lady wa leopard print,I’ll be her gym partner/bff/stylist

  37. J-Girl on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:16 am 

    Zanele Mbokazi looks gorgeous yhoo

  38. Gomolemo on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:21 am 

    Kwaaaaaaaaaaaaa, never laughed so much, hai ke metlholo phela e, the devil sabotaged these people’s minds before the awards…..these pictures made my day!!

  39. Miranda on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:22 am 

    Pastors need to start preaching about living healthy lifestyles and the benefits thereof.

    We don’t want heart attacks that will give us our first earthquakes here. Hai ngeke

  40. Rere_L on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:32 am 

    Then there’s the guy with the shiny suit & the blue shoes with the satin strip & then there’s the other one with a blue suit & red shirt & shoes hawu kodwa Nkosi, hahahahahahahahahahahaha! Not forgetting uTha bakithi, bless him. I wouldnt dare go anywhere near him with a lighter, kwaaaa

  41. Vesa on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:34 am 

    Loving the commentary on the article!

    Mara gospel artists and neing big bathong? Did you see Ntokozo Mbambo’s arm? That could be some model’s thigh hleng? Aowa, they need to hit the gym asap!

    Pastors need to start preaching about living healthy lifestyles and the benefits thereof.

    @Miranda…ours has preached about this over and over!

    Mantuli is looking gorgeous hey, just a tummy tuck then she will be fine.

    Dudu Khoza needs to give her friend Zanele her designer’s numbers. As for the many mermaid dresses we see here, aowa….Beyonce can’t be their only inspiration

  42. Vicky_N on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:34 am 

    How negative is this post though? WOW!

  43. Sobza on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:38 am 

    The horror of all horrors…..fatty boom booms with tyre bellies, lace curtains and shiny suits. Holy Spirit we really need you at the CGA’s….your children lack fashion sense. Let me intercede for next year’s CGA’s

  44. FrozenBubblez on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:41 am 

    Sgwili’s wife is pretty….Zanele’s dress Hay noh…ku rough! Usisi yena is very beautiful though. Mr Mbokazi needs a gym membership…an active one! Maybe if he starts losing the weight the rest will follow

  45. gesh on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:43 am 

    WHY IS THIS BLOGGER SOOOOOO NEGATIVE… EVERY COMMENT YOU MAKE IS SOOOOOOO NEGATIVE ITS IRRITATING READING YAZI… U DNT HAVE TO BE NEGATIVE IN ORDER FOR US TO READ AND ENJOY UR BLOGS.. PLEASE TOE.. ITS IRRITATING.. NXXAAAAAA

  46. Vesa on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:46 am 

    The VIP tag was an accessory hey

  47. gesh on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:46 am 

    ANGIKUZWANGA UNCOMA NOMNYE UMUNTU LA EXCEPT FOR LUNGA SHABALALA WHO WE DDNT EVEN SEE… TSHINI THIZA.. HAY SUQHELA MAAN.. NXXX

  48. Hunt on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:47 am 

    HAHAHA the Durban Correspondent iyathetha uyangizwa. I think she got tired along the way and she was just giving us the names HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

  49. Silvio on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:53 am 

    i can’t view the pics, i wanna join in the madness :(

  50. Applepurple on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:55 am 

    don’t you just hate this line though?————————————-”We have, however, retained your application in our database. You may elect to remain in the database so that your application can be searched against other vacancies that may match your specific skills or you may wish to remove your application from our database at any time.”

  51. Cutie on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:56 am 

    I thought I was the only one who found this writer rather mad/angry for whatever reason while writing this article. The pics are very nice by the way but you should refrain from posting pics when angry hun. I could not even match pics with names…

  52. Queen-Ghetto on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:00 am 

    Entlik, even the thin people are fugly. Look at that Siya mhlongo and partner picture. That girl looks ike she’s got halitosis. Vicky Vilakazis friend ekare giant lesbian.

  53. Cutie on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:00 am 

    Back to the pics – If the peeps here are a representative of Durbnan Population, then we have a problem. Obesity is a serious problem moss there. I beleive they all went out of their way to make sure ukuba ba swenkile for the occassion….they just hit the wrong note though

    I’m not seeing a ring on DR Rebecca Malope’s finger. Is the still married?

  54. fancyface on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:01 am 

    Oh Lawd where do I start:-( ,the lady on the first pic?? ,then there was a lady who’s wore leggings underneath her gown/ dress,who does that mara?
    What the hell is Kgotso eating?? It must be the holyspirit/holyfood.
    To think I used to have a crush on Sya mhlongo now he’s also getting larger by sunday *sad*

  55. asanwababe on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:03 am 

    Tjo!!!! Why do people do this to themselves kodwa? So that lady in pink in the first picture looked in the mirror and thought “Yeah, I look good! Let’s do this”?

    Tjo!!!!!!! #As I pick up my bottom jaw from the floor.

  56. Smizah on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:05 am 

    heeeee bantu!!! Andizazi ezintente zinxitywe apha!!!

    Mara the CSI has nothing on JC bloggers, they notice the tiniest details in everything! @FrozenBubblez you finished me with the white roll on residue kula sisi we-purple dress….

  57. hlengzzz on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:08 am 

    “Lunga Shabalala looked dapper in his suit.” Errr, isn’t that Khaya Mthethwa? *as I scroll up for a closer look*

  58. Noance on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:09 am 

    Hahahahahhahahahaa there is so much wrong, i would be blogging if I commented on everyone! LMAO! I look forward to this laughter every year. Thank you for the article!!!

  59. asanwababe on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:11 am 

    But Gospel singers let themselves go yazi. It’s just wrong kodwa.
    And then the weaves/wigs on the ladies with Israel Mosehla! #No words

  60. FrozenBubblez on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:12 am 

    In defence of the shiny head gear…those things are worn by most married christian women…in respect of their husbands, its in the place of iqhiya/iduku….you still remember that married women used to wear those right? Before the west took over!

    I also like that VIP is accesible to anyone who wants it, indlu ka nkulunkulu vele kumele kulinganwe so big ups to the organisers for that!

  61. Noance on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:13 am 

    @Applepurple, the worst line EVER!!! But you keep at it, no matter what! A no will become a yes eventually.

  62. Fluffie on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:22 am 

    Thought I’d be the odd one out @Vicky_N *folds arms* such negativity!
    So there no better pics than this? And the spark of the even was Zanele wow?!
    Nonetheless most of us need gym! Lord knows tl tl tl tl tl

  63. lwandie on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:27 am 

    Lol there is no real designer saved or unsaved who can rescue this lot…and then people wonder why most of the famous catwalk designers cap their labels at size 12 or 14…

    Thixo onofefe melt that fat away …holy spirit guide the saints to a gymnasium , …such morbid obesity is reviling to the creator

  64. Monei on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:56 am 

    Morena Jeso,
    Ke tla ko go wena ke kopa go re o thuse bana ba gago ba fokotse dijo tse ba imasang ka tsone. Ke kopa o ba ise gym le gore ba simolle ko tlotla mmele ya bone. Ka leina la gago le le alafang malwetse otlhe jaaka obesity, Amen.

  65. Phindy on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:57 am 

    Hhayi uNtokozo u wrong though! We know she’s never been a thin person but ake ame kancane phela manje, kanti akayi e gym? That poor husband bathong! The lady standing next to our FLOSA is actually her mother, who looks like she’s lost quite a bit of weight but that dress, hhayi kulungile! These Durban ppl are giving the rest of us such a bad image though, hhayi NO!!!!

  66. Phindy on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:59 am 

    Ntokozo’s mom, that is.

  67. BlindFold on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:00 am 

    Diphaka tsa Ntokozo..haaaai khona

  68. Maka-Khanya on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:09 am 

    @Mirranda the old guy next Rebecca Malope is tata Sizwe Zako He is her long time producer and mentor

  69. bumbum on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:27 am 

    Nkosi yami :-(

  70. kayzee on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:36 am 

    “glamour gogos” kwaaaa *dead for days*, BS i like this Durban correspondent, shim is so funny

  71. kayzee on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:37 am 

    Jesu, South African women are fat tjo!

  72. vumaaa on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:38 am 

    Hayi people u dont even know our FLOSAs. There is No picture kaMantuli here. The FLOSA in red with “merging boobs” is Thobeka Madiba Zuma.

    Come to think of it, these people or should i say *Liker of things* dresses were Not too bad.

    Lol these people payed for VIP so they deserved the Lomos and the Red carpert and the pictures.

    Oh this is Gospel do, so lets Allow them.

    We can see dresses are common (Marmaid) the big ball gowns and Prom dresses.

    So this is the normal/general theme and 99% of them followed it.

    Yes we might be Loling away and maybe expected some short #Peplum dresses. Well things dont go according to our expectations. “Grabs a wooden chair n sit”

  73. kayzee on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:46 am 

    these women are our mothers and aunts people. heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, things that us blacks never think about. this is obesity on another level though, even my own mother is chubby, everytime she cooks i always complain about the amount of oil she uses. she looks at me like Im possessed or something

  74. samlicious on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 10:46 am 

    Durban correspondent you almost bore in the beginning. Thankls for just giving us the names and leave the rest to us. I take it you are a dnie hagrd fan kaZanele Mbokazi. If hear someone again complaining about a person being FAT! uzokhomba umuzi onotywala *blame the Durban Correspondent.

    Lundi and the phuza face sisono.

  75. Azande on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 1:26 pm 

    Nibobuye nincome phela coz idress kaDudu Khoza nomaphapheni uRibs and Ribs zinhle nje, infact Dudu khoza ugogo ohot if enje.

    Ayi JC monkey see monkey do lol

  76. cherries on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 1:51 pm 

    @BS thanx for adding Zanele’s pic, I swear this woman was a disney princess/ beauty queen in her past life!!

    @Gesh, easy on the shouty texts hle, reading ur comment feels like umuntfu uyatsetsiswa nje..

    @all complaining about the ‘negativity’ in this post, looking at those pics, kindly tell me one positive thing that they evoke in u, just one?!

  77. WTeeZ on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 2:08 pm 

    i have a sneaky suspecion that this Durban correspondent is BUHLEBONGA!!!!!!!!!!

    anyway where is Sthandwa Nzuza’s pic, i saw on Facebook that she was also there she uploaded a pic of herself.

    the lady posing with the 1st lady is Ntokozo Mbambo’s mom.

    i like Rebecca’s dress it looks way more expensive than the rest of these cheap dresses,

    The Mdluli’s are such a young cute couple, why is Mrs Mdluli dressed like this ???????

    AAAAHHHH Khaya looks so adorable man,

    Swazi Dlamini has gone so fat now damn

    Nqubeko Mbatha looks good, his suit fits him well, not sure about his wife tho :(

  78. Fab Tee on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 2:27 pm 

    Pity about the hair and the hairline. Why ungaphemi since everyone is doing it?….this though, can I just kwaaaaaaa at this!

  79. Fab Tee on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 2:29 pm 

    khawubabuze @cherries!lol

  80. Cutie on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 2:57 pm 

    @Cherries – the writer is b*tching and moaning about people coming in limos, buying VIP tickets etc..it had nothing to do with pics. People have a choice of what they want to use as mode a transport, where they want to sit in an event. He complains about non-celebs walking on a red carpet. Where are they supposed to walk when they’ve paid for VIP seats? Was there perhaps a BLACK Carpet for non-celeb VIP’S? Moaning about people she/he photographed and saying they are NOT celebs…who said they are? Did they force shim to take their pics..nope. Hayi he must calm down.

  81. sk1 on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 2:58 pm 

    LMAO …. :-0 :-)
    Yoooo m in stiches with laughter , jerrrrr iv neva laughed like this , everything bout this post is comical , outfits are jst wrong , hair hilarious

    Ngiyabonga @Urban correspondent , u made ma day!!!!!

  82. samlicious on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 3:12 pm 

    @cutie – seriously needs to come down whoever he or she is.

  83. Biskiti on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 3:22 pm 

    Durban Khorespondent o wrongo sana!! Mara the awards looked like matric dance ya di sumo wrestlers. Let me stop here.

    For me Nqubeko Mbatha is best dressed on the guys’ side, he looks simple yet sophisticated. The partner wa the lady wa ball gown over di-leggings is also not too far behind.

    On the ladies, hei it’s a tough one, no one has it to the T, kere not even Zanele…

    Nhlanhla looks good, but if only hubby had put in more effort nje. Kgotso, looks like Baby Jake’s jumbo brother, haayi man.

    As for the cross breed ya hippo + leopard, modisco! Some people are braver than others.

    Lundi should just team up le SAB and endorse their products, he has the face for it anyway.

    Can’t wait to see the awards on SABC.

  84. Vesa on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 3:24 pm 

    @cutie – seriously needs to come down whoever he or she is.

    Ka kopo hle!

  85. Azande on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:03 pm 

    How to spot a blogger with JC Party invite?

    If u answer dis one correct ill give u my one………

  86. Monei on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:15 pm 

    bathong- i’m not invited to the JC party vele… :-(

    mara why BS? atleast give me one reason tu….

  87. FrozenBubblez on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:23 pm 

    Azande the answer is sudden silent blogging….and you can keep your invite my luv…ndineskhwele so if I know it wasn’t really mine I won’t enjoy it.

  88. Wild Island on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:23 pm 

    tjooooooooooo…*before reading ama comments*
    Haibo this durban person is critisising even the president’s wives nama big fish heeeee good thing awaziwa u were gonna be introuble one day for being so mean aowa….
    tjo u even mentioned abantu abangekho lana MARA big up for lots of pics ku post mara hai kahana banna..u dodnt even mention siswe zako? tjo haikhona…ene Thembi looked nice bathong le that gold suit was unique…

    *back to reading
    dumelang

  89. kamzababy on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:34 pm 

    how dare HE (The Durban Correspondent) take away mmereko wa bloggers wa go criticiser and be negative? what are we supposed to? your job is to post pictures for US and we will do the rest, u still welcome to login and comment just like the rest of us *RME*

  90. Wild Island on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:35 pm 

    HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA@DIBABA KA PYTHON COMMENT TJOOO EISH *hides from my boss…ngisikhiphe sonke isihleko

  91. cherries on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:51 pm 

    @Cutie I hear u hey, point noted, but my question, which u not answering was; “@all complaining about the ‘negativity’ in this post, looking at those pics, kindly tell me one positive thing that they evoke in u, just one?”

    I liked this post, twas light & fun, the commentary matched the outfits, gave me something to laugh about that late at night.. So to those that dont like it, is this because as according to jc norms there needs to be someone that disagrees & doesnt go with the crowd, or is it because, as put by Kamza, DC did y’all guys’ job, instead of just putting up pics???

  92. phlydivaZee on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 4:57 pm 

    Agreeing with @cherries.. This post is funny!!

  93. Azande on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 5:29 pm 

    kwaaaaaaaaaaa @Frozen uphase ngamalengiso lol, im just jocking nami i dont have an invite , i was just thinking nje why the sudden silent blogging thot maybe its because sebephethe izimemo esandleni lol

  94. LadyM on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 6:13 pm 

    Omg the fashion was atrocious! And what with the VIP tags hanging from people’s necks?! Ai these people okare ke mathomo ba ya to di awards and experience “VIP”! SAn’s re rata status ka nnete

  95. IsaB on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 8:08 pm 

    Oooooh nkosiyam such fatness jeso thusa bana ba gago,,,anyway Jc party invites?? I hv a feeling will all gt invites

  96. Alikho on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:26 pm 

    Hahah I thoroughly enjoyed reading this post…thank u DBN correspondent…ur crazy…I actually google imaged Lundi n all I can say is siyamsukela

  97. Mathaz on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 9:46 pm 

    God is all for a healthy lifestyle and exercising,let us not be fooled.

  98. Thabure on Wed, 21st Nov 2012 8:16 am 

    hmmm smakade sezulu….kahyisa smakade ….shikharanda waraa brasndaranda warara>>>>>>praying in tongues for those dresses
    cross breed ya leopard le hippo…python in blue ….abuti wa dieta tse terqoise ..yeeerrrr

  99. Thabure on Wed, 21st Nov 2012 8:26 am 

    yhoooo phuza aura ya Lundi …haai he needs age control kumoshakele …ngathi he has a heavy babalaz…or maybe he was fetched from tinties to the awards

  100. Hunt on Wed, 21st Nov 2012 8:34 am 

    HAHAHAHA @Thabure that cross breed ya leopard le hippo is my sister you know *starts to weep uncontrollably from being hurt*

    @Silvio – boss you said you were writing/releasing a book. Silindile baba. Any feedback for us?

  101. Thabure on Wed, 21st Nov 2012 9:10 am 

    @hunt its not me who said that its @biskiti …no its not me skeem

  102. Botshelo on Wed, 21st Nov 2012 9:56 am 

    lamo! till i die
    Tjeer!

  103. Blacque on Wed, 21st Nov 2012 1:14 pm 

    @cutie, I agree with you, the writer is just MEAN… What does being FAMOUS have to do with taking RED CARPET PICS?

  104. OhSoStunning on Wed, 21st Nov 2012 1:47 pm 

    Do these people pray fro their outfits becfore they pick them? I suggest they do that.. And then there was Kgotso, motho ke ou se ele legwinya… When i see Lundi i just think of him crying nonstop nje tltltltltl, is he still gay though?? I’m confused..

  105. Vesa on Thu, 22nd Nov 2012 9:43 am 

    hahahah did y’all see the twitter reaction to these pictures? We were mild up here

  106. Botshelo on Mon, 25th Feb 2013 3:39 pm 

    lmao!

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  108. Sihle on Wed, 27th Aug 2014 10:38 pm 

    Ummm… u better watch your words. The beautifuly dressed lady next to First Lady Zuma is Ntokozo’s mother… for proof, go on her instagram or twitter. Plus, they look so much better now/ they lost A Lot of weight…. I do know though that some people are dressed heavily immodestly, but I believe that many will change that, so we can stop the criticism.

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