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Nkanyiso Bhengu won’t let fat-shamers derail his weight-loss journey

The TV personality has already conquered a significant chunk and now aims for double digits

Senior reporter

Despite losing more than 50kg, revising his eating habits and exercising daily, stage and television personality Nkanyiso Bhengu can’t escape being fat-shamed.

Bhengu, best known for hosting Omo Game Show and Coca-Cola Mega Millions, could no longer bear being mocked or having his son cry because a friend picked on his father’s weight. So he embarked on a life-changing journey to put an end to the jibes and blatant stares.

It was Bhengu’s 68-year-old mother Phumzile — who dropped from a size 44 to a 32 through walking — who inspired him to pound the pavements...

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