Bongekile “Babes Wodumo” Simelane, a prominent gqom singer and dancer hailing from Durban, is thrilled to announce the highly-anticipated return of her reality show, “Uthando Lodumo,” for its third thrilling season.
A Glimpse into “Thando Lodumo” Season 3
The three-part reality series, originally exclusive to Showmax, has now embarked on its third season. This captivating show chronicles the journey of Babes Wodumo and Mandla Maphumalo, popularly known as Mampintsha, starting from their unforgettable proposal live on Gagasi FM in October 2020, all the way to their enchanting wedding in November 2020.
A Rollercoaster Ride of Love
As reported by Sunday World, “Uthando Lodumo” takes viewers on an emotional rollercoaster, offering an intimate look into the couple’s lives. It delves into the challenges and joys they faced during marriage counseling, lobola negotiations, the excitement of pregnancy, and the heartwarming surprise bridal shower. The climax of this incredible journey culminated in their vibrant wedding ceremony in April 2021.
Love, Music, and Unbreakable Bonds
In the first season, Babes candidly shared her experiences of working with her partner, Mampintsha. She acknowledged that it could be challenging, but her love for him and their shared passion for creating hit songs kept them going strong.
Parenthood and Family Matters
Season two of “Uthando Lodumo” invited viewers into the couple’s life as they embraced the roles of parents to their beloved child, Sponge. Additionally, they continued to build their individual music careers while navigating and resolving family issues.
A Heartbreaking Loss
Tragedy struck when Babes Wodumo tragically lost her beloved spouse, Mampintsha, in December 2022. Maphumulo’s passing occurred in a hospital following a minor stroke.
A Heartfelt Tribute
The 40-year-old artist had been admitted to the hospital shortly after returning from a performance with Big Nuz. In a poignant twist, Babes Wodumo recently revealed on her social media platforms that she has successfully unlocked her late husband’s cellphone, a touching tribute to their enduring connection.
As we eagerly await the return of “Uthando Lodumo” season 3, we can’t help but be moved by the love, resilience, and unwavering bond between Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha, as showcased in this remarkable reality series. Stay tuned for an unforgettable season filled with emotion, music, and the indomitable spirit of love.