In the first episode of the new season, Mzwandile made his way to Sharpeville, where he met with Motlalepule, who was hoping to win her partner, Thami, back. There was a lot of history between these two from the very beginning!
A mother in law from hell
Motlalepule opened up by admitting that she and her husband had been experiencing some “friction” in their relationship and things were not looking good. She revealed that things started going badly when Thami’s mother entered the picture. She didn’t liked Motlalepule from the beginning, she never approved of their relationship and was a stranger in their marriage.
The mom had clearly driven a wedge between them because, at some point, Motlalepule realised that she had had enough and she kicked Thami out of their house. She has since realised her error and she reached out to Mzwandile to help win back her man.
Thami shares his story
Thami, a bubbly and loving man, introduced himself to the country as a sweet and religious guy. The moment he sat down with Motlalepule, however, all the niceness went out the window and the tension was palpable right through our TV screens!
Thami went on the offensive and slammed his wife for everything she had done to him – including manipulating him, provoking fights, choosing his friends and even going as far threatening his job.
She did what?!
Thami wasn’t done! The outspoken man took it even further, despite Motlalepule’s tears, by accusing her of slapping his mother! There are some very important details she clearly left out of her story and although she regrets her actions, Thami was not providing any sympathy.
There are lines you don’t cross, and hitting someone’s mother is definitely one of them!
Tlale replied by revealing that she had almost killed herself in a bid to keep Thami in her arms but the 42-year-old remained unmoved.
The final verdict
After giving them time to hash it out, Mzwandile returned to ask Thami if he had made a decision. Despite all the pain he had been subjected to, Thami at least agreed to think things through.
It might not have been what Tlale wanted, but it was certainly better than a complete rejection.
Mzwandile was very sympathetic with both of them and concluded by giving them the space they needed.
All we know is that if you love someone dearly, it’s easier to keep them than it is to try to win them back!