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OPINION |Celebrities who ruined their own careers

Jub Jub

Jub Jub is a South African rapper and musician who is presenter of Mzansi's most popular reality show, Uyajola 9/9. Before his success on the show Jub Jub spent time in prison after maiming a group of school boys while on a drug induced drag race with his friend, Themba Tshabalala. Jub Jub was very popular at the time and was dating equally successful celebrity, Kelly Khumalo who supported him everyday in court.

Melusi Gigaba

Melusi was minister of Home Affairs when a naked video he had sent to his mistress emerged online. Melusi was at the time happily married to Noma Gigaba although the two are currently estranged. Melusi has not reached such political heights since.


Bricks is a South African musician who blew up with his debut album, Face Brick. His career had slowed down when he was convicted of raping his 15 year old niece. His career is now effectively over as he is still incarcerated in prison at present.

Oscar Pistorius

Paralympic gold medal winner, Oscar was South Africa's golden boy and the face of many brands when he killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp on valentine's day 2013. He was convicted of the crime and is still incarcerated at present.

Nonhle Thema

Nonhle is a South African media personality who has since retired from the entertainment industry. She was the most popular celebrity in South Africa and face of Soft Sheen Carson when she went on a tirade on social media that cost her all. She turned to acting after losing her jobs but she never quite reached the same fame she had at her peak.

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