Our top 5 local interviews of 2017

2017-12-15 06:49
Kim Engelbrecht. (Gallo Images)

Cape Town – 2017 was the year of Skolopad, Miss Universe, a dentist who put smiles on famous faces and so much more. 

Pearl Thusi reached new heights locally and abroad while KO released a new album and told us about the misconceptions that people have about him.

We’ve taken some of our best local interviews to highlight these moments and remember the year that has been.


See our top 5 local interviews of 2017 here:

1. Hollywood might be falling in love with Kim Engelbrecht, but she's still our Lolly

South African actress Kim Engelbrecht starred in the most season of CW’s The Flash which aired recently in America. While we wait to see her on our screens in January, Channel24’s Leandra Engelbrecht met up with the actress to talk about the exciting new phase of her career.  

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2. Demi-Leigh: I can't wait to get home and celebrate with South Africa

We caught up with newly crowned Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters to talk about her crowning moment, moving to New York and her hopes of empowering women across the world.   

Read more here.

3. Pearl Thusi: Film is a medium where we can connect

We caught up with Pearl Thusi as she walked the red carpet on opening night of the Cape Town International Film and she told us: "I just want to be the Miriam Makeba of my time. I want people to say: 'if it wasn't for her, we wouldn't be here.'"

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4. Dentist to the stars: We meet the man behind the smile

Dr Smile spoke to us about his celeb clients and starting his own reality show. The personal chat took place on a chilly day in Joburg and featured lots of intimate moments that were captured on film. 

Read more here.

5. K.O on people leaving Cashtime: The problem was not K.O

A few days after releasing his new album, SR2, South African music veteran K.O spoke to The Juice about his latest work, misconceptions that he wants to clear up, reactions from fans and a lot more.

Read more here.