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Season 2 starting on Mzansi Magic.

Big Brother Mzansi Season 1 winner Mandla Hlatshwayo and his girlfriend, Lexi Van Niekerk, return for a second season of hit reality show, Mandla and Lexi, from Wednesday 13 July at 20:00.

The couple, popularly referred to as MandLexi, met in the Big Brother House in 2014 and are still going strong after two years, so fans are wondering whether marriage and children are now on the cards? But everyone’s remained tight-lipped about where the relationship will go in this season.

When asked what she feels will stand out about the second season, Lexi shared that this instalment will show growth, both in their relationship and as individuals. "The audience has fallen in love with our journey, but Season 2 may have some surprises in store for viewers as there’s also a strong focus on the two of us as individuals this time round.” 

Lexi, who was recently voted among the 12 sexiest celebrities in Mzansi, believes that she has grown in the industry. According to her, she has also evolved into a businesswoman, exploring her passions, while sustaining strong family bonds. Viewers will also catch interesting glimpses of some of Lexi’s family members throughout the show.

“Reality formats are extremely popular on our TV screens and Mzansi Magic always aims to bring viewers the best. Mandla and Lexi season one was well received by our viewers, so why not bring the most talked about couple back for a second season?” says Sphumelele Sibeko, Head of Reality for Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net. 

Don’t miss the second season of Mandla and Lexi airs from Wednesday 13 July at 20:00. For more information visit