'Pinky Girl' Mekgwe's appearances on Being Bonang has made her a household name and she is actively working on capitalizing on her 'rising star' status.
Being cousins with Bonang Matheba has afforded Pinky Girl a number of opportunities, and turning 30-years-old has her focusing on ‘securing the bag’ and building a career, in conversation with GQ Magazine, Pinky spoke about her plans of capitalizing on her fanbase
“I get more recognition now and people are more aware of who I am. I am not a celebrity as yet but it’s something that I’m working on. Being on TV has really opened new opportunities up for me.”
Pinky Girl is confident that her venture into entertainment will be lucrative as she’s been taking notes from her successful cousin who has sustained an ‘authentic’ brand for herself.
“Bonang has taught me so many things but the one thing that has stood out for me out of everything is how to build up your profile and brand. She has managed to build and sustain an incredible profile and brand for herself and that is something I admire very much. She has also taught me that authenticity is your BFF. Being authentic is the best thing one could ever do for themselves. It makes everything else that much easier.”
Pinky went on to add that she is Bonang’s closest cousin, having been there before the fame, Pinky referred to their relationship as a sisterhood.
“Bonang and I are only a year apart, so we grew up together. I am an only child, so growing up with her was like growing up with a sister; almost like a twin. We would always share clothes and we went everywhere together. Her father would always come get us from Pretoria where I was based and Joburg where she was based and take us to Mahikeng where we would spend our holidays together. We literally grew up with each other so yes, we have always been this close," she explained.
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