Unexpected Turn of Events: Sello Maake KaNcube Backs Out of Lobola Payment
Veteran actor Sello Maake KaNcube surprised everyone when he decided not to proceed with the lobola payment for his wife, Pearl.
The couple, who have been sharing their love story on social media for two years, caught everyone’s attention with their affectionate posts. They even went as far as getting matching tattoos of each other’s names on their wedding fingers to symbolize their commitment.
However, things took an unexpected turn when Sello Maake KaNcube’s delegation failed to show up at Pearl’s family home in Soweto for the final lobola payment.
Balancing Act: Sello’s Unique Living Situation Puts Strain on Relationship
This sudden decision by Sello Maake KaNcube raised questions about the state of their relationship, despite his earlier declarations of love for Pearl. According to a source close to the couple, the lobola ceremony had been planned, and Pearl had left her home to prepare for it. However, the Maake-KaNcube family failed to arrive, leaving Pearl’s family waiting all day.
The source also revealed that Sello Maake KaNcube is reconsidering his commitment to the relationship. Allegedly, his family and friends have concerns about Pearl’s strong personality and her focus on their relationship.
The source explained that Sello’s current living arrangement is adding strain to his relationship with Pearl. He still lives in the same house with his ex-wife, daughter, grandchildren, and Pearl.
Pearl’s Influence: The Woman Behind Sello Maake KaNcube’s Career Resurgence
After the incident, Pearl has not returned to their home as she remains upset and embarrassed by what happened.
Another source suggested that Pearl played a significant role in revitalizing Sello Maake KaNcube’s career. People close to the actor believe that Pearl might be exerting too much control, especially when it comes to financial matters.
“They seem to be forgetting that not only did Pearl make his brand stronger again, but she also has been making sure that he is making money. That woman is educated, articulate, and skilled in client communication, setting her apart from many other managers and agencies. She is the real deal,” elaborated the source.
Setting the Record Straight: Pearl Responds to Sello Maake KaNcube Lobola Controversy
When contacted for a statement, Pearl mentioned that her husband’s delegation arrived late for the lobola payment and was not allowed to proceed, as their customs dictate that such ceremonies should take place early in the day.
“I won’t explain myself to anyone. We all do things differently Ntate Sello and his family did come but it was already after 5pm and according to our customs, we don’t accept lobola late,’ she explained.