On social media, peeps have been seen celebrating their divorce the exact same way they celebrated their marriage. For them, divorcing is like a breath of fresh air and they continue with life as normal. For Khaya Mthethwa though, he had to face, many obstacle including criticism from people because he divorced his now ex-wife Ntando Kunene.
Speaking to Khutso Theledi on her YFM ‘The Lady On Drive Show’, he spoke about how society turned it’s back on him and made him feel unworthy because his marriage to Ntando lasted for two years.
This was just one of the many hardships he faced in his life, but they helped him because he can now deal with obstacles thrown at him.
Following his divorce with former Miss South Africa Ntando Kunene, he said society really made him feel a certain way which lead to him feeling depressed and alone. This also had a huge impact on why he remained inactive last year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
These obstacles, which include alcohol abuse as a Christian, allow him to now lead a generation as he is better equipped.
“I am 33, divorced, been through alcohol, been through just trying to numb the pain. I have struggled because how are you going to be able to speak to your generation if you have never been through what they are going through,” he said.
The Gospel icon and presenter is now doing what he is doing and being a better man for his son and the young generation he leads.
Ntando announced their divorce last year after just a year of marriage. She and their son Oyinkosi Mthethwa moved out of their marital home in Durban and went back to Ntando’s home in Mpumalanga.”….In the last few days my husband and I have had an in depth discussions about our marriage and our young family challenges. On Sunday we met my in laws and informed them of our mutual decision for us to amicably file for divorce. ”
“On behalf of Khaya and I, we request you to respect our privacy as we go through this difficult process. We know and appreciate your love and concerns about us but do know that we are fine and this decision is in the best interest of both of us. We agreed to handle our divorce amicably, with mutual respect and no contest. Khaya and I will remain friends. ” reads the statement.
After his divorce, he posted a cryptic picture which indicated that he was ready to finally move on from his divorce. ”I’m living, I’m healing, I’m believing, I’m definitely reinventing!”