Nonkanyiso ‘LaConco’ Conco, Jacob Zuma’s former flame and baby mama, has proven to be a popular favorite on Showmax and Mzansi Magic’s reality TV show Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD).
Nonkanyiso ‘LaConco’ Conco clears up relationship status
After making her debut on the show earlier this year, the KZN-based entrepreneur – who was previously one of Jacob Zuma’s best-kept secrets – introduced a new element to the conflict in the fourth episode of the season as she entered an already tight social circle.
LaConco first came to public attention in 2018 when she was revealed to be Zuma’s youthful fiancée, despite the fact that the two are 52 years apart in age.
She gave birth to a son in April 2018, whom she shares with Zuma. Zuma was alleged to have paid lobola for LaConco in preparation for their polygamous marriage, which would have made her his seventh wife. However, the couple reportedly parted in June 2020.
Now, ZAlebs claims that, although first introducing herself as a ‘fiancée’ (creating rumours that she is still engaged to Zuma), LaConco has managed to distance herself from the label of Zuma’s ex.
On the reality show, she still wore her ring and spoke about the former president, even though she did not mention him by name. It is believed that the Zuma family warned her not to spill any secrets while on camera.
As of June 7, she even went so far as to indicate on Twitter that she is a single woman. “I refuse to be wealthy and alone, no kuzosha abantu [people will burn (suffer)],” she tweeted.
Her fans commented in the comments area that she is too lovely to be single. She immediately confirmed her single status by responding, “Well nazo! [And there you have it]”.
Another fan directly asked her how she could possibly be single. The entrepreneur responded with an isiZulu idiom: “Eyi amanzi angcwele emadolweni kubo [they are too terrified to approach me].”
In one of the show’s more heated moments, LaConco was questioned if she would have dated Zuma’s son, Duduzane, if she hadn’t previously met the former president.
During the Truth or Dare game, she stated that as a woman, she has a specific type of male in mind, and Duduzane is not one of them.. “Because I’m so sure. I get so many stops, DMs… I think I’m just that woman with a certain preference. Not at all, definitely no,” she said.