Second time around
Macho Mazwi wants to rekindle his marriage with Sphe and prove that he can be a real husband. So what’s the catch?
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There’s never been love for Mazwi and Sphe (Musa Ngema and Pearl Monama). Their 2016 marriage was to strengthen business bonds between their families and they’ve been estranged for most of that time anyway. “If they were in public, they would put on a show with some loving touches,” says Musa. The only time that they were in the same bed was in late 2016 when they were trying to fall pregnant, but that changes on Tuesday 29 May when Mazwi kisses his wife “out of the blue and like a real husband should,” laughs the actor, “but it also confuses Sphe.” She’s hoped that they could be a real family for little Rorisang (Lethokuhle Jiyane), who is actually Mazwi’s brother Smanga’s (Moopi Mothibeli) daughter because Mazwi is infertile. “Sphe isn’t sure what to expect from Mazwi. One minute he’s hot, the next he’s cold. He tells Sphe that he wants to make things work and the offer of a renewal and a fresh start bowls her over,” adds Musa.
FOR BETTER OR WORSE
A huge part of their silent split was Mazwi’s love for sidechicks. For most of 2017, he preferred the company of Nolwazi (Thando Thabethe) and he’s been seeing Naledi (Angela Sithole) since January 2018. But it seems that Mazwi is ready to ditch his dessert for a second helping of his main course on Wednesday 30 May. “Sphe asks him what the kiss was about. Mazwi tells her straight that he’s falling for her,” says Musa. This change has been influenced by Sphe having a gun to her head in the hospital hostage drama in April. “It hit him that he could lose an intelligent, beautiful woman, the mother of his child,” says Musa with a smirk, reminding viewers that Mazwi is still clueless to Rorisang’s paternity.
There’s no sign of their bad romance, explains Musa. “They are like smitten teens and it reminds Sphe of her fling with bad-boy Gadaffi (Vuyo Dabula) in January.” That “easy” relationship was the kind of love Sphe had been wanting, unforced and natural. But that could be a problem, hints Musa, because while the “new” love-birds are finishing each other’s sentences by Tuesday 5 June, secrets have a habit of popping up and hypocrite Mazwi hates being ambushed…
Will Sphe get a “real” father for her daughter Rorisang? Mazwi tells Sphe that he wants to fix their marriage.