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Zodwa Wabantu cancels wedding again, wants her lobola money back

The socialite says the couple have ended things for good this time.

Zodwa Wabantu has reportedly cancelled her wedding and split from her fiance Ntobeko Linda again, a few weeks after reconciling. The 33-year-old entertainer is also expecting Linda’s family to pay back at least half of her lobola money.

She also reportedly plans to wear her wedding gown on the last episode of her reality TV show Zodwa Wabantu: Uncensored.

She told Drum: “The wedding is officially off,” she said. “It’s not about me taking a break, the wedding is off.”

“We will have to split the lobola money in half. It’s only fair” she said.

Zodwa Wabantu shocked her followers in June after announcing on social media that she had called off her wedding, adding that she needed to get her “spark” back.

She wrote: “I’m loosing myself (sic). I need my spark back. I’m not happy anymore. Free Ntobeko, he’s still growing. No wedding.”

The entertainer then proposed to 24-year-old Ntobeko last month at Eyadini Lounge and said she was breaking tradition. She said instead of giving Ntobeko money to pay lobola, she would pay lobola to Ntobeko’s family.

Zodwa Wabantu’s family ended up paying R40,000 lobola after being charged R70,000.

This after she had already reportedly spent R61,000 on their rings.

She said at the time: “We as women we give our men money to marry us. Hard working women hide that they marry themselves by giving their boyfriends money to go to their families to pay lobola. Some women get desperate to have that ring on their fingers But I don’t mind showing reality cause everything that has to do with Zodwa Wabantu is real. Mine is real, I will marry him. Thank you.”

Zodwa Wabantu told Daily Sun at the time that the couple took a break from the relationship because there were things they needed to deal with individually.

“I’m just tired of having a relationship because it’s draining. Having a partner is very heavy duty sometimes. It’s a lot to handle because I have lost myself and I need to get myself back together.”

The socialite also said she would not have children with Ntobeko and as a result, wouldn’t mind him having them with another woman.

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