Love gets complicated
HBO’s latest show, Ballers, stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired football star who’s now trying to make a name for himself at a financial management firm. Strasmore draws on his National Football League (NFL) friends to build the company’s portfolio It’s Complicated Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) Friday, 7.30pm Mzansi Magic’s latest show, It’s Complicated, follows the lives of eight Jozi characters who have to deal with life’s challenges while they are busy making other plans. They must decide between love and marriage, family and friendship, and building a career.
Perfectionist Ipeleng is questioning her seven-year relationship with Mr Nice Guy of high-profile clients. What’s alluring about Ballers is its ability to play out all the off-season excitement you would usually catch on TMZ and other news stories about the NFL’s internal and player politics. Unfortunately, the female characters are nothing more than eye candy, but those who can stomach it will enjoy the glitz and glamour of this series. – Thembisile Dzonzi
Love gets complicated Thato, while girl-next-door Mandisa quits her job to follow a dream.
Good-looking and arrogant football star Vumani judges all women by the standard set by the money-hungry mother of his child.
This show is for anyone who has ever wondered about his or her relationship choices. – Grethe Koen
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