Celebrities like dating fellow famous people because it is just easier, they say. They understand each other’s lifestyle and are less likely to judge. Our question is then, how come celebrities have some of the nastiest and ugliest break-ups ever? Is it the money or is it ego? Check out our top 10 ugliest SA celebrity break-ups that left us in shock.

1. Bonang Matheba & DJ Euphonik
The former couple even made it to the court of law after Euphonik allegedly beat Bonang. It’s safe to say these two powerhouses will never be the friendly exes.

2. Robert Marawa & Zoe Mthiyane
The couple dated for many years and have a child together, we didn’t know how bad it was until Zoey wrote an open letter exposing her ex on how bad of a father he is. Let’s just say it got real ugly.

3. DJ Zinhle & AKA
Despite putting a united front about their break-up in the beginning, things got sour when Zinhle revealed Bonang was the reason behind the break-up.

4. Minnie Dlamini & Itu Khune
The couple never shied away from showing some PDA on Instagram, they broke up after Khune allegedly cheated on Minnie with a woman who worked at SABC, the woman reportedly wanted Minnie fired from her SoccerZone job.


5. Lunga Tshabalala & KNaomi
The couple called it quits after Lunga cheated on KNaomi with actress Omuhle Gela, let’s just say twitter was never ready for what happened next.

6. Sophie Ndaba & Bishop Keith Harrington
Sophie and her bishop hubby’s marriage did not last more than six months and the divorce involved court sessions depsite having not yet legalized their marriage.

7. Graham Smith & Megan Deane Smith
The cricket star and his wife had one of the nastiest divorces in celebville. It involved social media bashing and lawyers, it became his word against hers.

8. Bonang & D’banj
Bonang and D’banj had quickly become Africa’s most loved young couple until it all went down South. All we know is Caasper hung out with D’banj in Nigeria and the next thing D’banj was done with Queen B. It became a trending topic on social media least to say it was pretty ugly.

9. Poppy Ntshongwana & Sizwe Dhlomo
We were not sure if the radio hosts were an item until after they broke up. To sum up how bad the break up was, Poppy says she’s glad it’s over.

10. Amanda Du Pont & Cassper Nyovest
The couple was everywhere when they were dating but expectedly it didn’t last long with Cassper announcing it at an Awards ceremony saying, ‘Even Amanda wasn’t tailored for me’.

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