Finally, actress and singer Simphiwe ‘Simz” Ngema has let the cat out the bag. Last night the former Muvhango actress broke her silence in a video on Instagram.
And we think it’s really cute – it couldn’t have been easy for her to hold out on her special baby news all this time!
Apparently, the reason for not being upfront about her pregnancy with her fans was that she and her model boyfriend and baby daddy, Tino Chiyani, had been planning to launch an exciting new clothing brand to coincide with the birth of their baby.
“On the 23rd of June 2020 we gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Tiyani Kemorena Michael Chinyani and this ladies and gentlemen is his legacy. @tiyani_afrika clothing brand.”
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On the 23rd of June 2020 we gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Tiyani Kemorena Michael Chinyani and this ladies and gentlemen is his legacy. @tiyani_afrika clothing brand. Watch till the end😊😍❤️ Directed by @Tino_Chinyani Videography : @tvbmediaco Videographer : @nhlanhla1802 Photography: @optimass_art Drone : @sheldonparker_ Bags : @shopluxity Cars: @Dadasmoterlandza Location: @Yolo_spaces_ Assistant: @MaadModz BTS : @Trizzle37 Private chef: @Foodgeniustats Hair: @jabumayisela MUA: @makeupbyzodwa and @makeup_by_judiekama
Tino also took to social media to announce the clothing label named after his son, Tiyani. According to his post, it’s “been a dream long in the making…The birth of my son Tiyani Chinyani & the gift of this brand.”
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Ladies & gentleman for a long time coming, it’s been a vision of mine to redefine how we as Africans are perceived. 🌍👣 @tiyani_afrika seeks to infuse the modern aesthetic & with distinctly African touches articulated through the use of imagery, colour & unique design, to break boundaries & refine class whilst being synonymous with comfort & ground breaking design. By marrying these elements I give to you what has been a dream long in the making. My legacy continued… The birth of my son; TIYANI CHINYANI & the gift of this brand. 🤍🕊 I give to you a beautiful insight to my soul personified. I pray you enjoy it as much as I do. . Pre-order now. 🔌🤓 . Link for full mini movie in my Bio 📺🔋 (Like, Subscribe & Share.) . Directed by: @Tino_Chinyani Videography: @domkorb , @tvbmediaco Videographer: @nhlanhla1802 Photography: @optimass_art Drone: @sheldonparker_ Bags: @shopluxity Cars: @Dadasmoterlandza Location: @Yolo_spaces_ Assistant: Lex @MaadModz BTS: @Trizzle37 Private chef: @Foodgeniustats
Can we hear some applause? Hopefully the celeb couple can move on now and enjoy all the rich blessings their precious little baby boy has brought into their lives.
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