We revisit the local entertainment news stories that shook South Africa, in a look back at The Juice’s most read stories of the year.
Notable from the list is that it’s dominated by tragedy. From Dumi Masilelato to Joe Mafela and Mandla Hlatshwayo, we remember the famous faces who sadly died this year.
2017 also saw the crowning of Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters who later in the year went on to be crowned Miss Universe.
Other highlights include local star Minnie Dlamini tying the knot, and rapper Emtee having an unfortunate slip-up on Instagram.
1. 6 places to find R30-R50 magoshas in Johannesburg
There is all sort of magoshas and they take you in the tiny cubicles where business is brisk. At night you will spot them along President street from Junction of Troye street all the way to Nugget Street.
2. Dumi Masilela’s wife Simphiwe Ngema was with him during his final moments
Slain Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela’s wife – Simphiwe Ngema – was at her husband’s side during his final moment.
3. Rhythm City actor dies in hijacking
4. Former Generations actor Mandla Hlatshwayo died trying to save others
The news of former Generations actor Mandla Hlatshwayo’s death sent shockwaves across the country on Monday, 15 May.
5. Emtee accidentally live-streams his penis on Instagram
Local rapper Emtee accidentally broadcast his penis to 737 000 Instagram fans during a live-stream gone-wrong on Sunday 29 October.
6. Meet Miss South Africa 2017
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned as Miss South Africa 2017 on Sunday, March 26 night at the Sun City Superbowl.
Local TV personality Minnie Dlamini tied the knot for the second time to her husband Quinton Jones on Saturday 16 September – this time in a lavish white wedding.
8. Joe Mafela: Life in pictures
Veteran actor Joe Mafela passed away on Saturday 18 March.
9. NAKED ZODWA WABANTU AT THE FEATHER AWARDS
If you haven’t seen Skolopad and Zodwa’s outfits here they are.
10. Amor Vittone pays tribute to Joost: He was my first love