Award-winning musician Simphiwe Dana and her girlfriend Pumeza Matshikiza have decided to put a ring on it.
The musician recently found love in the arms of the opera singer and it seems she is head over heels. Taking to her Twitter account, Simphiwe posted a series of pictures showing off how happy they are and revealing that they are now engaged and we are here for their engagement!
Simphiwe posted a snap of their hands which showed off their sizzling engagement rings. The lovebirds got engaged this past December. Her fans congratulated them and they said they are ready to get her wedding outfits and Simohiwe said they must get them because her girlfriend wants a big wedding.
In November 2020, Simphiwe left fans shooketh to the core when she dropped a bombshell that she is a gay woman. The Bomako hitmaker said she has been keeping this a secret for far too long and felt it was about time to come out of the closet. “I’ve been holding this in since forever. I’m gay,” she revealed.
It is no secret that being gay comes with its own stigma and homophobic people are sometimes quick to judge homosexuals. Simphiwe tweeted that she was aware that she might get blocked. After a lot of thinking, she finally realized that she is much happier with the secret out.
“I know coming out means Africa will block me. But, after a lot of thinking, I’m ok with it. I’m marrying a woman, and I’ve never been happier,” she said, revealing the woman who has captured her heart. Simphiwe posted a picture of her girlfriend and said she is marrying her.
After much observation, the woman is named Pumeza Matshikiza, and she’s an international opera singer. “I know coming out means Africa will block me. But, after a lot of thinking, I’m ok with it. I’m marrying a woman, and I’ve never been happier.
She is 41 years old and hails for the Eastern Cape. The Bomako hitmaker amazed legion of her fans when she revealed that she is a gay woman and that she has been keeping this a secret for far too long. “I’ve been holding this in since forever. I’m gay,” she revealed.
— #BamakoIsHere (@simphiwedana) December 26, 2020