Timeline: The elaborate web of Bonang and AKA
Bonang, AKA, Zinhle (Social Media)
Johannesburg - DJ Zinhle dropped a bombshell on Thursday, confirming that AKA and Bonang Matheba have been seeing each other. In an emotional blog post, Zinhle said that AKA admitted to the relationship a week before she gave birth to baby Kairo.
In the post, she said that the two had been seeing each other for over five months.
Here's a break-down of important dates and an idea of where all those 'cryptic' messages fit in...
February: In her blog post, Zinhle claims AKA admitted to having a relationship with Bonang for more than five months. That would make February the month that the two first allegedly hooked-up.
4 February: The Juice breaks the news that DJ Zinhle is pregnant with AKA's child. Sources confirm to us that she is past the three month mark.
16 February: AKA posts a picture with Zinhle saying 'movie night for 3,' confirming the baby news.
10 June: Bonang goes on to Instagram to wish D'Banj a happy birthday, calling him her 'bae.'
18 June - Bonang and D'Banj seal it with a kiss at Mamas.
1 July - In her blog post, Zinhle says AKA admitted to having an affair a week before she gave birth making 1 July the day she found out.
8 July - DJ Zinhle and AKA welcome their first child, Kairo.
27 July - Zinhle posts this cryptic message online.
31 July - Zinhle posts another message, saying 'things will get better.'
6 August - Zinhle tweets Bonang in a public message, calling her wifey and saying she has a gift for her. Is she referring to her man, AKA?
13 August - D'banj posts a message online, calling his on/off girlfriend, Adama Indimi, the queen of his heart. This sparks a web of side-chick reports aimed at Bonang.
14 August - Zinhle posts a cryptic message about people destroying other people's lives.
14 August - Bonang responds to a fan online, saying that 'I am single, boo.'
19 August - Bonang alludes to the fact that she is loved-up. But with who?
26 August - Zinhle issues a statement confirming that she and AKA are splitting.
28 August - A Move! cover is released, where claims of Bonang and AKA's relationship first surface.
28 August - Bonang responds, calling the reports 'garbage.'
29 August - AKA also takes to Twitter, saying the media are printing lies.
1 September - Zinhle does an interview with Gareth Cliff on CliffCentral.com. She is asked if there was someone else involved, but keeps mum, refusing to answer the question.
9 September - Pictures of AKA and Bonang in Cape Town together emerge.
10 September - Zinhle issues a statement confirming that AKA admitted to having a relationship with Bonang for more than five months.
10 September 4:30pm - Bonang issues a statement, denying that she is in a relationship and says the issue is now a legal matter.
10 September 5:09pm - AKA releases a statement insisting that he and Bonang are not in a relationship and have never been an item.