Former "Our Perfect Wedding" presenter Nomasa Buthelezi recently shared on Instagram a loved-up snap with her bae Zandile, and at the same time confirmed her sexuality.
It seems the occasion that led to the image is birthday wishes for the latter, which Nomsa shared with a very cute message saying: "Today I celebrate us... I celebrate our love and let mama universe keep us together. Happy Birthday Zandile I love you...My King is a woman. #samelove #nohomophobia #GOMORADIVA
Speaking to TshisaLive about why she chose to come out publically about a relationship, Nomsa said it was a fairly new relationship.
"Yes, I am dating that lady. Her name is Zandile. It's been over six months. I've never shared anything about my love life because I'm a very private person. And I know most people think that me dating a girl has been a secret but it's not a secret. I just haven't been flaunting it," she said.
Buthelezi added that her decision to come out as a lesbian now publicly, simply came because it was time.
"I have been lesbian for many years of my life. I've been dating women for years. But because I once had a partner who was a guy it was hard for me to reclaim who I am publicly. It was hard. Usually coming out as a woman who dates other women is not easy, especially in townships. We are always scared of the reaction.
"But I decided this month, I'll share my love and also encourage other women to say, 'Hey this is me'. To say that I will date whoever makes me happy."
Catch Nomsa in her new role as Slender on "Lockdown" every Monday evening on Mzansi Magic at 8pm.