It feels as though Thembisa Mdoda just joined Mzansi Magic’s Our Perfect Wedding (OPW) and now, we’ll have to say farewell to her. It sounds as though her hiatus won’t be permanent though.
Drum magazine reports that Thembisa will be taking a break from filming and will be replaced by her sister, media personality, Anele Mdoda and actress Jessica Nkosi until her return which is scheduled for Sunday, 10 July 2016.
“After so many amazing episodes, I’m honoured that South Africans still appreciate seeing me on their screens, as we celebrate the love and beautiful weddings of the various couples. I have decided to take some time off to regroup and gear-up for more exciting weddings to come. I can’t wait to return and take the viewers through more amazing weddings after my holiday,” said Thembisa in a statement released by Mzansi Magic.
Nkosi seems excited to be hopping into the hot seat (because, let’s face it, OPW hosts are always under scrutiny and at the mercy of the nation.
“It is a great privilege to be part of such a huge production. Our Perfect Wedding is the main course on Mzansi Magic’s Sunday viewing and as someone who loves weddings, love, décor and beautiful things, I cannot wait to be part of this experience from the beginning, to the end,” said Nkosi in a statement.
Anele chalks the move up to looking out for her sister while she takes a little break.
“Ever since we were young, we have always looked out for each other and this is no different. I am looking forward to this experience because I am a huge fan of the show,” said Anele in a statement.
And before you get excited about a change in the show’s format, Jessica and Anele will be filming separate episodes with Jessica’s coming up first on the 5th of June and 12 June 2016, followed by Anele’s on the 19th of June until 3 July.
Catch Our Perfect Wedding every Sunday on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) at 19:00.
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