After remaining silent for the longest time, 2005 Idols winner Karin Kortje has opened up about the night her ex-boyfriend Cheslyn Williams murdered guest house owner, Renate Kellerman, of Durbanville in Cape Town.

At the time of the crime, Karin and Jabu Mlotshwa, a member of her management team, stayed at the Le Petit Chateau guest house. Karin had been shooting a TV ad and upon returning to the house, she found Renate dead. At the time, Cheslyn violated his parole conditions by


After 11 seasons as a judge on Idols South Africa, radio star Gareth Cliff has decided to call it a day.

Gareth made the shock announcement in a statement posted to his Facebook page on Monday.

"It’s time! After eleven seasons of Idols, it’s time for me to say goodbye. What better way to bring this chapter to a close than a trip to New York and meeting American Idols judge Harry Connick Jr and being on his post-Idols show - 'Harry,'" Gareth wrote.

Gareth would not reveal


Bonang “Queen B” Matheba and her bae AKA are South Africa’s hottest entertainment couple and their bank balance is looking good too − together they’re valued at R13,8 million when all their earnings are combined

In 2015 Bongang’s net worth was estimated at a cool R7,2 million, garnered from her endorsements as a global ambassador for the cosmetics brand Revlon and ambassador for Africa for Brazilian shoe brand Ipanema, which she took over from Gisele Bündchen.

It’s believed


TV personality Pearl Modiadie has refused to comment on whether her engagement is still on, following questions about her missing engagement ring.

Speaking to TshsiaLIVE on Thursday, Pearl said that she would rather not comment on enquires about her engagement being called off.

"I would rather not talk about it right now," a somber Pearl said.

Pearl got some of her fans in a tizz recently when she posted a series of pictures with her engagement ring M.I.A.


It seems Ntsiki Mazwai isn’t the only celeb who locked horns with Prophet Musa Zondi, who criticised Andiswa Luthuli for baring her breasts in a sheer top.

Boity Thulo. Credit: Sissy Boy

“Was she meant to ask for your Almighty Patriarchal permission to do and wear whatever the f**k she wants?!!” Boity Thulo fumed in response to Zondi’s tweet, which sparked one of many debates on Twitter about a woman’s right to bare her breasts in public.

Some shared Zondi’s disapproval


Mary J. Blige filed for divorce because she felt she wasn't getting "respect" from her husband, Martin 'Kendu' Isaacs ...

The No More Drama hitmaker split from Martin 'Kendu' Isaacs in July after 12 years of marriage and admitted that she needed to end the relationship in order to "save" herself

She said: "The breaking point was when I kept asking over and over and over again for respect and to be respected.

"If I can't get respect in the relationship, then I have to move


By now it's no secret that Fikile Mbalula is one of the funniest, snarkiest and sharpest people on Twitter. His acute understanding of the "cool kids" language and a keen interest in pop culture has earned him a number of titles from 'Minister of Fun' and 'Minister of Beyoncé,' to 'Minister of Twitter.'

And believe it or not, he does all the tweeting himself, "except after 12".

During an interview on Real Talk with Anele, the minister, who is also known for his spicy clapbacks


What was supposed to be an innocent photo of two friends, sent social media into a frenzy

Khaya Mthethwa and Kelly Khumalo just wanted to share a moment as friends, but fans jumped to all kinds of conclusions instead.

It wasn't long before rumours of Kelly expecting the Idols SA winner's baby started doing the rounds. Responding to the pregnancy speculation on Monday, Khaya let loose on a Twitter follower, saying: "This nonsense must stop now!"

The gospel star also hit out


As the world shares Janet Jackson’s excitement over her pregnancy, her ex-husband’s claims that they have a secret child are hovering over her.

The singer married James DeBarge in 1984, and during his appearance on the show Growing Up Hip Hop, his daughter Kristinia questioned him about the allegations.

“I'm tired of the secrecy,” he said. “I'm tired of the truth not coming forward, and people being a coward when it comes to it. And I thought it was wise for me to speak out now


Adele was left panicked when a bat attacked one of her audience members at a show in Mexico City ...

The 28-year-old star couldn't believe her eyes when one of the webbed mammals dove down and pounced on one of the audience members after she performed Don't You Remember at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, Mexico on Monday, 14 November

The panicked star shrieked: "Is that a f***ing bat? Oh my God! There's a f***ing bat! It landed right on your head! Welcome to Mexico


Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula has opened up about one of the biggest challenges that he has ever had to face: being embroiled in a mammoth sex-scandal.

It was widely reported by Sunday papers in 2011 that the minister, a married father of two, had a brief tryst with Joyce Omphemetse Molamu, a North West model, after a function in Houghton.

That evening he accompanied Joyce to a Joburg apartment where the first of two alleged sexual encounters took place


Actor Corey Sligh, 28, who played a bartender and waiter on the popular soapie, The Young and the Restless, has been arrested for child molestation

According to a report by TMZ, the alleged victim is a girl who was under the age of 10 when the incidents were said to have taken place in April and September this year.

The girl’s parents reported the incidents in October, leading to the arrest of Sligh. After appearing in court he was released on $22,000 (around R311 000) bail.


John Legend wrote a song about Chrissy Teigen's Twitter trolls.

The 'All of Me' hitmaker penned a song on his new album about just ''embracing'' his wife's online haters. Speaking about track 'Overload' at a listening event in New York on Tuesday night (15.11.16), he told reporters: ''I wasn't really complaining about it in the song.

I was just like, 'Let's embrace it and live our lives and love each other to the fullest.' ''But it's also about, 'Let that cell phone ring, let


Kelly Khumalo's team is suing a news website over pregnancy reports caused a social media storm on Monday.

Kelly found her name on the Twitter trends list on Monday after a satire news site published a story claiming that Kelly was pregnant after having unprotected sex with fellow musician Khaya Mthethwa's child.

"The cat was let out of the bag when Kelly Khumalo posted a positive pregnancy test result on Instagram with the caption 'Lil Khaya"', the report on satirical site


Many will remember her as the last Miss SA Teen, but young Celeste Khumalo is building a name for herself elsewhere.
"Acting her was a challenge for me because it's like 'who do I reference this woman to?' Soon I will get into the character and get comfortable"
Khumalo, 24, who won the crown in 2011 before the pageant was discontinued, recently wowed viewers when she joined an all-star crew on Mzansi Magic's The Queen.

She plays Linda, Shaka's baby mama on the


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