The rapper confirmed his engagement to his 22-year-old girlfriend, Nellie Tembe, on Tuesday when he posted a picture of her hand with an engagement ring and no caption at all.
Tembe posted the same image on her own Instagram account along with the caption: “On this day I said YES to the love of my life and my best friend. Words cannot describe how grateful I am to be your life partner, even through the highs & lows you have always stood by me & I thank you Kiernan Jarryd Forbes for loving me wholeheartedly & never giving up on us. Cheers to the beginning of forever. 4L boo.”
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As is usually the case with AKA, fans had a lot to say about the occasion, even going so far as to find ways to drag his famous ex-girlfriends, Bonang Matheba and Zinhle ‘DJ Zinhle’ Jiyane, into the mix.
Yoh Congratulations boss megaaa???????????????? pic.twitter.com/HaskTra6bR
— OFFICIAL BRA SOL???? (@Manyotie_Sol) February 22, 2021
Bonang guys, Zinhle izandla za lomntwana
— iVenda Lase Mlazi (@Oscar_T_Hamese) February 22, 2021
Zinhle right now pic.twitter.com/SqZCkTLhGL
— Gabrielle K.???? (@Gabbie_Kamo12) February 22, 2021
Having a baby doesn’t mean one partner must be always dragged in the other partner’s affairs. Let’s respect DJ Zinhle, plz. Let’s respect another woman and congratulations the other.
— U Teddy Bear ???????? (@TED_Bear_SA) February 22, 2021
Could’ve just said Congratulations and minded your own bruh..
Anyway why must she be the one “really ready” ??
— Patriotic South African ???? (@EziinyeZazo) February 22, 2021
AKA saw all the hate and addressed it on his Instagram stories.
“Lol, you hunnies sayin’ it will end in tears. Learn a thing or two because jokes on you lovies for being f***ing trolls. Happy frikken Monday,” said AKA.
Unlike the fans, fellow celebrities such as Yanga, J Something, JR Afrika, Loot Love, DJ Sbu and even Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula had nothing but words of love and support for the pair.
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