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YOU interviewed delightful radio DJ and now Miss SA 2014 judge about expectations, the spotlight, do's and don't do's. And as always - brilliant advice from the bubbly Anele.
Outside Mandela's former home in Orlando West, Soweto, on Vilakazi Street. Daphne Tlhabela and her son Ntsako, Elane Tmmins and Tsietsi Menze shared their reasons for being here today.
Idols SA contestant Brenden Praise sings exclusively for YOU in the music room at the Idols house. He is singing the song "Adorn" by Miguel. Follow us on http://www.you.co.za, http://www.facebook.com/YOUmagazineSA and http://www.twitter.com/youmagazine
Matthew Mole the first South African to have his album, The Home We Built, reach number one on South African iTunes chart. Here he plays his song "Take YOurs, I'll Take Mine" exclusively for YOU. Follow us on http://www.you.co.za, http://www.facebook.com/YOUmagazineSA and http://www.twitter.com/youmagazine
Mi Casa shows us the new dance move for their single "Jika" from their new album Su Casa during an interview at Music Connection, in Craighall Park Johannesburg. Follow us on http://www.you.co.za, http://www.facebook.com/YOUmagazineSA and http://www.twitter.com/youmagazine
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You're with a group of strangers and suddenly your toddler drops the F-bomb. He probably doesn't even know what the word means, but that doesn't make the situation any less embarrassing. How should you handle it? According to educational psychologist Melanie Hartgill, most children swear at one time or another; younger children will often repeat what they've heard.
Have you ever walked into a room to find your toddler has expressed their creative streak all over the walls, floor or furniture? Experts say this is a vital phase little ones go through and it's important for you to create opportunities of artistic expression for them.
Do you remember your first heartbreak and how painful it was? Imagine your child going through the same emotions. No parent wants to see their child heartbroken. So how can you be supportive to your teen daughter or son when they come home crying after a failed relationship?
Children pick up on language as they grow up and some words can be very offensive. Unlike toddlers, older children generally know using swearwords is offensive to others. Older kids tend to use swearwords as a supposed sign of maturity and to try and fit in with the cool crowd and cool lingo.
The eMalahleni-born singer says he didn't expect to win the competition, but he was a clear crowd favourite during the live finale show at the Moreleta Park NG Church auditorium in Pretoria. Nineteen-year-old Brenden Ledwaba walked away with R100 000 saying, "I appreciate that I lost to Musa because he has helped me a lot throughout the competition."
3 WEEKS AGO Tyger Valley College teacher, Carla Grobler (29), got a knock on her classroom door from the headmaster, Gary Sim. Like a pupil called into the headmaster's office, Carla was worried that she was in trouble. But instead Gary had news that would put a smile on Carla's face.
Soccer star Itumeleng Khune (26) and TV presenter Minnie Dlamini (23) tend to keep their relationship out of the public eye. But like all young lovebirds, the giddiness occasionally spills over - and forces them to lipsync to a mushy Beyoncé song and post the result on Instagram... as one does.
She regularly makes lists of Mzansi's sexiest women with her smokin' hot body and lovely face. And turning 30, on January 26, has just made 5FM DJ Poppy Ntshongwana look even hotter. She chats to us about getting older, fashion icons and her wish for this year.
Just when Kuli Roberts was beginning to take the competition seriously, the judges and public decided it was time for her to go home. Radio personality Kuli and her dance partner, Sylvester Sefotlhelo, were voted off last night on SABC3's popular dance series Strictly Come Dancing.
Comedian Mpho Popps has been dancing "for his life" for four weeks in a row in dance competition Strictly Come Dancing. Two weeks ago the judges saved him and his dance partner, Nombulelo Hlathi, because they felt he had more to offer in the competition.
Actress Jay Anstey couldn't fight back tears of disappointment during her interview with YOU on the Strictly Come Dancing set last night. Jay and her dance partner, Tsholo Moholwane, were the fifth couple to get sent off the SABC3 dance show.
Despite dropping actress Zakeeya Patel on her head (or rather, her bun) during rehearsal, Ryan Hammond was still allowed to lift the Strictly Come Dancing trophy by his dance partner last night. "In the 12 weeks we've been dancing together, I've dropped her once," said Ryan in his defence.
American singer Ciara had a crowd of over 5000 fans singing along to her hit "Body Party" in Johannesburg on Saturday night. She performed at the Coca-Cola RockCorps concert and wowed fans with her incredible voice. The show was so exclusive that you need a special ticket to attend.
We wouldn't want to wake up either if we were singer Ciara. The songbird's rapper boyfriend, Future, proposed to her over the weekend. "If I'm Dreaming I Don't Want To Wake Up..Aaaaaahhh!!!:)", she tweeted. Future surprised the Grammy-winner with a 15-carat diamond ring over the weekend, their publicist, Chris Chambers, told The Associated Press.
Katy Perry recently snatched the most popular celebrity on social media title from pop singer Justin Bieber. She now sits at almost 47 million followers on Twitter. So why do we love Katy Perry? Here are 10 reasons. 1. This lady is not afraid of colour.
The Butler actor Terrence Howard gives singer Beyoncé's lap-dance skills a 9/10. Not bad, Queen B. In 2005, during the BET Awards Beyoncé pulled Terrence up on stage and gave him a lap dance while Destiny's Child performed their song Cater To You.
FILLING Madiba's shoes isn't easy, as any actor can tell you. But the stars who played in Nelson Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, which opened in cinemas all over the country, did a great job, the people they portray say. The actors got the thumbs up from struggle icons such as Ahmed Kathrada (84).
We've always wondered how people can endure hours of inking, especially celebs are who seem addicted to getting themselves inked. We look at a few who made headlines this year thanks to their tattoos. Rihanna recently got a traditional Polynesian tattoo on her right hand during her trip to New Zealand for her Diamonds World Tour.
Don't be surprised if you bump into poet Lebo Mashile in tights, a golf shirt and sneakers during the course of 16 Days of Activism of No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign. She has partnered up with My Parks My City to bring free self-defence classes to the people in parks as part of the 16 Days Activism campaign.
Former US Air Force soldier Erika Eiffel (41) shocked the world when she married the Eiffel Tower but she's not the only person who has raised eyebrows over the years for marrying an inanimate object. The condition of developing romantic feelings or being attracted to inanimate objects is called objectophile.
Imagine coming home and printing your food after a long day at work. Researchers say this can be possible with a 3D food printer called a "Foodini". Barcelona-based company Natural Machines is the brain behind the Foodini machine, which combines "technology, food, art and design".
Bridget Masinga The jumpsuit/onezie was a favourite on the red-carpet - Bridget Masinga opted for a colourful look. Toya De Lazy's partner Ally Toya De Lazy's partner Ally looked hot in this black bodysuit with cut outs. Tansey Coetzee Former Miss South Africa Tansey Coetzee also stepped out in a jumpsuit.
Singer Usher (35) has grown an afro and has been building up a new physique for his role as boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the biopic "Hands Of Stone". He dropped from 81kg to 66kg and rode his bike for 32kim in the Georgia, US, heat. Talk about determination.
Rapper Kanye West sure knows how to put his foot in it. He has lately been drawing attention to the fashion industry and how he feels he is being marginalised. Kanye has a shoe range with Nike called Nike Air Yeezy 2 Red October.
Bailey Schneider (Radio DJ) "The exciting projects I'm looking forward to for 2014 are my New Year's Resolutions that I can't wait to make happen. I look forward to a great year in radio and having Internet radio grow in this country - I have exciting plans so watch ...erm, hear this space.
CRICKETER JP DUMINY AND HIS PUPS Where did you get your dogs? We adopted both from African Tails and Leaps How old are they? They are both a year. Tell us about them. Dimples is a female and Sam a male. Each of them are so special in their own way.
The 40th People's Choice Awards 2014 were held last night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. these are the moments we enjoyed the most from the show. 1. The opening skit. It was inspired by the hit show 2 Broke Girls, whose cast members Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings hosted this year's People's Choice Awards.
He stole our hearts back in 1997 with his good looks and acting and since then he has been raising the bar and improving his craft. Here are other reasons why we can't get enough of Mr DiCaprio. 1. His eyes. Those beautiful eyes are like a peaceful ocean. 2.
Choreographer Somizi Mhlongo has joined a list of celebrities who have reality TV shows. His offering called Raising the Bar with Somizi, a 10-episode series, premieres on the 24 of January on DStv's Vuzu channel. Somizi says viewers will get to see how hard he works to afford the glamorous life he portrays on Instagram and Twitter.
Pearl Thusi Presenter Pearl Thusi wishing she was on the set of Beyonce's music video of Drunk in Love. Lalla Hirayama VUZU Presenter Lalla Hirayama taking her flat stomach game to the next level. Khanyi Mbau We understand why Khanyi Mbau thought she was posing for a lad mag in these photos - she looks hot in the leopard print number.
It was a birthday affair fit for princess. Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z threw their daughter, Blue Ivy, a princess themed 2 nd birthday party last week. The power couple rented out an entire theme park for the day. Reports say Beyoncé and Jay-Z hosted the party at the Miami wildlife habitat and botanical garden Jungle Island.
The Queen of Bling, Khanyi Mbau recently posted a video of herself dancing at a party with the caption: "Look who is feeling better!!! Thank you Lord for another day!". It's good to see the socialite back on the social scene after surviving a car accident last week.
Lee-Ann Liebenberg and Nicky van der Walt are just counting down the days until the arrival of their second child. The hot couple refer to their unborn child as #BabyBunny. They haven't disclosed the sex of the baby yet, but an excited Nicky posted an ultrasound photo on Instagram with the caption: "Perfection ...
Actress Jay Anstey recently bleached her hair all in the name of change. The former brunette posted a selfie on Instagram of the new hair colour with the caption: "enter the age of the blonde". Her fans and friends gave her new look a thumbs up and so do we.
We love how this crop of celebs aren't shy to flaunt their burgeoning bellies and be thoroughly modern moms. The fashion Who said you can't wear a crop top while you are pregnant? Definitely not Kerry Washington's stylist. Kerry showed us how to pull off a crop top look with a baby bump at this year's SAG Awards.
The biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom opened in cinemas around the country yesterday. We put together a list of why we love the movie's leading man, Idris Elba, who plays the role of our beloved Tata. His British accent. We fell in love with it when he starred in the movie RocknRolla alongside Gerard Butler.