Entertainment News

Pearl Thusi on Behind the Story

Pearl Thusi Supplied - Pearl Thusi on Behind the Story

Fundiswa Nkwanyana had a chat with Pearl Thusi, the host of Behind the Story. This tell-all television show gives us insight into the lives of some of our favourite celebrities.

I’m honoured to be part of a TV show that helps bring the truth to light. I love that it’s about having meaningful and light-hearted conversations about controversial and seemly frivolous topics with the person at the centre of it all. It’s a chance for the celebrity to tell their story in their own words.

SEE ALSO: Pearl Thusi on Behind the Story

When doing the show, I draw inspiration from Felicia Mabuza-Suttle and Oprah Winfrey. I admire and respect them because they created a platform to share real stories in a safe environment, and I also want to do that. Additionally, I wanted to be part of something positive and empowering that can change people’s mindset.

I approach all my interviews with an open heart and no judgement. I believe that celebrities open up to me on the show because they can sense that I sincerely want to hear their story, and that I don’t have an ulterior motive. I also conduct in-depth research about the person I’m interviewing so I can be factually prepared. I aim to know as much as I can, and still be ready for any surprises or clarity on misinformation.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

@akaworldwide, #Supermega is on #BehindTheStory with @pearlthusi this week speaking his mind.

A post shared by BET Africa (@bet_africa) on


I must admit that I have a bias towards my interviews with young girls. I relate to their story because I was once a naïve young girl who was taken advantage of by people in the industry that I trusted. After my interview with Ntando Duma, I cried because I connected with her story as I understood where she was coming from. It hurts me that people take advantage of young girls, and I want to help and support them because I know what they are going through.

SEE ALSO: 5 minutes with Vusiwe Ngcobo

I’ve been blessed with incredible guests, and the show would be nothing without them. I have enjoyed all my interviews, and made a special connection with all my guests. I emotionally connected with Ntando, had fun with AKA and appreciated Zahara’s vulnerability on some of my shows. Kelly Khumalo’s interview was captivating while the one with Masechaba Ndlovu was insightful. I also enjoyed talking to Babes Wodumo, who has a special place in my heart. I really appreciate everyone who took the time to open up to me.

Catch the show on Wednesdays at 10pm on BET Africa.

The post Pearl Thusi on Behind the Story appeared first on Bona Magazine.

ScsF?d=yIl2AUoC8zA - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?d=dnMXMwOfBR0 - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?i=zq6G45vG EI:3fBLevTbZUw:D7DqB2pKExk - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?i=zq6G45vG EI:3fBLevTbZUw:F7zBnMyn0Lo - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?d=7Q72WNTAKBA - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?i=zq6G45vG EI:3fBLevTbZUw:V sGLiPBpWU - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?d=qj6IDK7rITs - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?i=zq6G45vG EI:3fBLevTbZUw:KwTdNBX3Jqk - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?d=l6gmwiTKsz0 - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?i=zq6G45vG EI:3fBLevTbZUw:gIN9vFwOqvQ - Pearl Thusi on Behind the StoryScsF?d=TzevzKxY174 - Pearl Thusi on Behind the Story

zq6G45vG EI - Pearl Thusi on Behind the Story

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *