"You couldn't even mourn him for 5 years at least" - actress gets backlash

"You couldn't even mourn him for 5 years at least" - actress gets backlash

Simphiwe Ngema is a South African actress who is most popular for her acting role in popular soapie, 'Muvhango'. This week, the star has been the talk of the town over an announcement that is often met with a many congratulations.

Simphiwe Ngema

Simphiwe was married to fellow actor Dumi Masilela who tragically passed away in a car hijacking in 2017. The two were South Africa's media darlings, often occupying the red-carpet circuits.

Since the tragedy, Ngema has been publicly grieving the loss of her husband Dumi. She often shares her grief on social media, looking back to happier times with Masilela.

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💔 my world just ended again. I miss you.

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On Wednesday afternoon, Simphiwe took to social media to share that she was expecting her first child with model and television personality, Tino Chinyani. The actress debuted her baby bump in a beautiful maternity shoot that she shared with her social media followers:

The star shared:

The news of Ngema’s pregnancy was received with mixed emotions on social media. Some people celebrated the couple's love and their new bundle of joy, but many took to social media to attack Simphiwe for moving on too quickly. 

Following the backlash that Simphiwe received, Stacey & JSbu engaged in a conversation with the rest of KZN on whether or not there is a certain time that a widow should wait out before she were to seek love again...

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