Mampintsha and Babes. Picture: Twitter
Mampintsha and Babes. Picture: Twitter

Babes Wodumo's massive 'weight loss' raises eyebrows

By Entertainment Reporter Time of article published Dec 18, 2019

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First, it was Mampintsha’s mystery weight loss that sent shock waves across social media as fans started making speculations about the musician’s mental and health status.

Just over a month ago, Mampintsha, whose real name is Mandla Maphumulo shared a video of him dancing to a new track, giving fans a preview of his latest jam, but tweeps seemed more concerned about his drastic weigh loss than his music.

On Wednesday, Babes Wodumo's massive weight loss also drove Twitter into a frenzy after a picture of the singer surfaced on social media. In the photograph, the “Wololo” hitmaker, who looks rather slim in denim shorts, is seen with her partner Mampintsha, who’s seated on a couch with a microphone in hand. 

While some are still in shock over Babes's “weight loss”, others started pointing fingers at Mampintsha, stating that he has "destroyed" her. 

Mampintsha destroyed Babes Wodumo, what a shame.

— Peché Africa 🇿🇦 (@pmcafrica) December 18, 2019

Tweeps seem concerned about Babes and Mampintsha's "toxic" relationship, with some comparing the couple to Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston.

Below are some of the Twitter reactions:

Mampintsha and Babes Wodumo are the Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston of SA 😢

— Gabrielle K.👑 (@Slaykeesha) December 18, 2019

More like Ike and Tina Turner

— Unofficially Trending (@UnofficiallyTr1) December 18, 2019 Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha's relationship is toxic I don't wanna lie. I wish they could get some professional help before it's too late.😢😢💔

That pic broke my heart shame.😢😢💔

— Omphile #ROUGEUNIT Member (@Philey88031166) December 18, 2019

Hopefully Babes wodumo will have a happier ending... 💔

— FlawlesslyXhosa (@premium_xh) December 18, 2019

My heart really goes out to babes wodumo and whatever is going on in her life. We have a culture of kicking a dog when it’s down and almost celebrating people’s downfalls. I really pray she has people that love her and will carry her out of this mess - honestly!

— Celebrate With Lorna Maseko (@Lorns_Maseko) December 18, 2019

Many, however, questioned the authenticity of the photograph, with some suggesting that the snap is photoshopped.

So the new Babes Wodumo is standing next to the fresh and fat Mampintsha. We're being catfished

— #BossBabe (@XoliZewas) December 18, 2019

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