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Mona Monyane and Khulu Skenjana separate: “The battles we have met have been difficult to overcome together”

2020-03-06 15:25
Mona Monyane and Khulu Skenjana.
Mona Monyane and Khulu Skenjana. (PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/GALLO IMAGES).

Actress Mona Monyane and actor husband Khulu Skejana have parted ways. The paired has been together for more than five years and share two kids.

Mona broke the news on her Twitter page and explained the pair couldn’t continue as a couple.

PICS:Khulu Skenjana and Mona Monyane welcome a baby girl

However, she took the chance to let everyone know to never stop believing in love and family.

“My husband and I have parted ways. I know this will come as a shock to many and I ask that you continue to believe in love and family,” she says.

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Mona didn’t go into details of what had led to the pair, who were viewed as one of SA’s inspirational couples, to go their separate ways.

She does mention that they’ve been faced with troubles that overwhelmed them as a couple.

“The battles we have met have been difficult to overcome together and I ask that you respect us by not sensationalizing our separation,” she concluded in a short note.

The duo had to endure losing their baby just seven days after she was born. Following that Mona was criticised for her getting pregnant months after losing her baby.

In previous interviews she had acknowledged Khulu’s support. She said if it were not for her husband, things would have been tougher for her after losing the baby.

Another tragedy was recently when they both watched their house burn to ashes.