Jessica Nkosi and Anele Mdoda to stand in for Thembisa Mdoda on OPW

Jessica Nkosi and Anele Mdoda have been announced as stand-in presenters on Our Perfect Wedding while current host Thembisa Mdoda takes a break from filming‚ the station confirmed on Tuesday.

According to a statement issued by Mzansi Magic‚ Jessica Nkosi will present the popular reality show on 5 June and 12 June‚ followed by Anele on 19 June until 3 July. Thembisa will return to the show on July 10.

Announcing her hiatus from the show‚ Thembisa revealed that she will use the break to “regroup and re-gear.”

“After so many amazing episodes‚ I’m honoured that South Africans still appreciate seeing me on their screens‚ as we celebrate the love and beautiful weddings of the various couples. I have decided to take some time off to regroup and gear-up for more exciting weddings to come. I can’t wait to return and take the viewers through more amazing weddings after my holiday‚” Thembisa said.

Thembisa’s sister Anele said that she is excited for her stint on the show.

“Ever since we were young‚ we have always looked out for each other and this is no different. I am looking forward to this experience because I am a huge fan of the show‚” Anele said.

Jessica added that it is a privilege to work on the show.

“It is a great privilege to be part of such a huge production. Our Perfect Wedding is the main course on Mzansi Magic’s Sunday viewing and as someone who loves weddings‚ love‚ décor and beautiful things‚ I cannot wait to be part of this experience from the beginning‚ to the end‚” Jessica said


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