Why don’t “celebrity” marriages last?

Thobo and Gaona Tlhasana in 2013
Thobo and Gaona Tlhasana in 2013

A few weeks it was Charma Gal and Kabelo of Culture Spear fame, and quite recently it was Gaona and Thobo Tlhasana who were the talk of the town over their crumbling marriage, and other shenanigans. News that the couple was walking their separate ways caused quite a brouhaha.

It appears that so-called celebrity marriages are notorious for being short-lived.

When news of a celebrity marriage or break-ups makes the news, some people want to know the details because they see themselves in those people, and also admire their glitz, glamour and fame. It perhaps makes them feel better to realise that these seemingly “perfect” people have their equal share of heartbreaks, disappointment and betrayal.

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