The lobola negotiations are done and dusted, now the moment to officially welcome Babes Wodumo into the Maphumulo family has arrived. Their wedding is currently taking place and everyone is looking amazing.
Mampintsha real name Mandla Maphumulo, asked for Babes Wodumo’s, real name Bongekile Simelane, hand in marriage live on-air for the whole country to witness. The surprise marriage proposal took place during an interview on Gagasi FM’s drive time show, hosted by DJ Warras, Nomalanga and Clarrisa, on the 29th of October 2020.
A source close to the couple revealed, “Yes the wedding is this weekend, they haven’t confirmed the location as yet but I can confirm that they are getting married. This is going to be a traditional wedding.”
A friend close to the couple also hinted that the wedding preparations are well underway when he took to Instagram to reveal that he has been chosen to be the Best Man. Sandile Makhoba wrote, “#umshadowodumo Thank you guys for trusting me with a position ehlonipheke kangaka (that is respected greatly) #Bestman.”
Here are some of the looks from Babes and Mampinstha’s big day.
The couple inked a R3 million deal with Showmax, who will be broadcasting their reality series titled Uthando Lodumo. The reality show was set to premiere early 2021 but it seems the couple wanted to document their entire wedding ceremony including the lobola negotiations.