Socialite businessman Kenny Kunene apparently doesn’t believe in women having a girls’ night out, more particularly if they’re married.
— Thabo Moyane (@OfficiallyThabo) August 10, 2018
The controversial and self-proclaimed “blesser” of his own family made the comment in a radio interview on Kaya FM with Celeste Ntuli on Friday morning.
He was being interviewed to discuss finding love in your 40s.
— Kaya FM Music (@KayaFMMusic) August 10, 2018
It rubbed some women up the wrong way, especially as we’re in Women’s Month.
Kenny Kunene is talking a whole lot of nonsense. On Women's month, nogal!?
— Kgosatsana Ya Kweneng???? (@ItuQueenK) August 10, 2018
He said there were predators in clubs, and he did not believe in women leaving for Dubai or other destinations under the pretence of girls “going out” for a certain period. His reason was that married women’s friends tend not to respect the sanctity of marriage.
These friends, according to him, are the ones take compromising pictures or videos recording their so-called-friends, only to post or share these pictures for malicious reasons.
— Nqoby Mposula (@kojy31) August 10, 2018
Tjooo Kenny and not trusting girls night out/girls'trip?! Noooooo, my wife is Not Allowed????
— Ingrid (@HinaIngrid) August 10, 2018
I have to agree with @Kenny_T_Kunene on girls night out, there is always that one friend who will be out of control nje. I think as a man I will not allow my wife to be involved in things I know might end up bad, such as clubbing with girls. Just an opinion.
— iNkosana (@Nzuzo_Mkhulisi) August 10, 2018
Kenny, you approach on clubbing is controlling abuti. Saying you know what happens and you trust her is a contradiction on its own.
— King Charlie (@KingCharlie14) August 10, 2018
— General (@LukheleSipho) August 10, 2018
Your guest is so liberated I admire his view about life.
— Patience Tinyiko (@PatienceTinyik3) August 10, 2018
The Sushi King said he trusted his young wife, Nonkululeko, however. He said he was always honest in reporting his movements to her as she was against “surprises”.
Admitting that he did not limit his wife’s movements, either, he said he did not believe in “this thing called girls’ night out”, right before Ntuli told him: “Kenny Kunene doesn’t believe in girls’ night out, because someone else might provide the sushi.”
Kunene has described his wife as a blessing in his life. He met her in 2012. He married her last year, when she was 22 and he 46.
So can I assume that the wife can also go clubbing on her own Kenny? Akere we are talking freedom? So she’s young and perhaps also not done with clubbing… does she go on her own?
— Lerato Monyatsi – #SkirtGirlHikes (@Lermon) August 10, 2018
In 2016, Kunene said he was changing his ways when it came to women.
He became highly critical of the blesser phenomenon, although he admitted he had once been a big part of it.
He said that it would be better to describe the trend as “pimps and prostitutes”, as what takes place is “the action of a prostitute”.
He explained that he had taken advantage of the fact that his young female targets came from poor backgrounds and were only too happy to be showered with gifts, taken on trips and booked into five-star hotels – in return for sex. Kunene famously told talk show host Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu that he was dating 15 women at the same time.
He said on CheckPoint in 2016, on the topic of sugar daddies and “blessees”: “You are bringing people together on the basis of transactions. That is transactional sex. That [blesser site] must be closed. No black man pays a woman for companionship. They pay for sex.”
He offered an eccentric apology to the country: “I want to apologise to the women I have turned into prostitutes myself. I have used them, given them money, the good life, for one intention only: for them to drop their panties.”
@celestentuli Mmmmm interesting topic I don't believe u Kenny Kunene ukhuluma kanje
— Mabongi (@mabonginxumalo1) August 10, 2018
— Gwen (@GwenChiwanda) August 10, 2018