Bonang's Reality Return Comes With Her First 2023 Meme

Did someone say B*Dazzled 2.0

By  | Jan 17, 2023, 01:36 PM  | Bonang Matheba  | Top of the

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The past year probably marked the most quiet year that Bonang Matheba has had in terms of making headlines for her various wins. However, the matter is understandable considering that it seemed that 2022 was the year of the media personality turned businesswoman getting her legal and business matters in check.

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From relocating to the US and moving back to South Africa following the breakdown between herself and her former management CSA, which she joined in 2017. Moreover, with her ending her contract with CSA, she had to deal with the matter of the attempt to nudge her out of her successful alcoholic brand House of BNG
However, it seems that in 2023, Matheba is ready to focus on making headlines for all the right reasons as she secures as many bags as she can this year. 

Bonang's return comes with her first 2023 meme

In an effort to give people what they want, Bonang announced her first “new” venture of this year. “New” as the announcement was not necessarily of a new product or show, but instead a revival. This is Queen B* confirmed the return of her first and original YouTube-based reality show, B’Dazzled.

Back in 2011, Bonang Matheba launched her own reality show on YouTube titled B*Dazzled. The format of the show followed Matheba throughout her busy life then as a radio DJ and television presenter. However, as her profile increased she stopped producing episodes of the show for YouTube.
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While Matheba did eventually return to reality television with Being Bonang, B*Dazzled was still the measuring stick that she was held to maintain. As such, with Matheba’s distrust for production houses due to the unmanaged matter which resulted in the surprising end of Being Bonang, Matheba came back with B*Dazzled  2.0.
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The first episode of the new and improved version of B*Dazzled has already done what Being Bonang is most beloved for, and that is provide memes and gifs for the B* Force and the general public alike to use. The most prominent meme from the episode comes when Matheba was planning the launch of her Steve Madden shoe collaborative collection.
Speaking to her team about the media that she be invited, Matheba describes Previdar as “what's that magazine for the gays.” A fact which quickly became a meme on social media.
Interesting, while Matheba could not remember the name of the magazine in 2022. The star was one of the first prominent ZAlebs to cover the magazine back in 2013. At the time Matheba was still the brand ambassador for Brutal Fruit and graced the cover for what was touted as The Brutal Issue.

One fun fact that has not aged well, was Matheba speaking on plastic surgery following her confirmation years that she has had her breasts done. However, at the time stating that: 

“I believe that plastic surgery is done to enhance the appearance of an individual and I am extremely happy and content with my looks. At this stage in my life, there is absolutely nothing I want to change about myself. Unless I burn myself or something, maybe I can consider plastic surgery but right now I am set.” 
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