Broken Vows: Public celebrity proposals that ended without a marriage
Today we will take a look at some of the celebrities whose long engagements never got to end in the altar. Instead, of a happily ever after for the celebrity couple, the men/women ended with someone else.
Some of the individuals have found love elsewhere and are happily married. Here is the list
The comedian broke up with his girlfriend Vivian Mandera known as Empress Kerry whom he had dated for three years, saying that,
“People fall in and out of love, and maybe the plans I had for her did not work out. We moved on because there is more to life than just love and relationships. People should stop speculating things, but instead, let her move on with her life.
She is free to be out there and get other people. To be honest, we agreed that whatever we wanted to do together would not work out, and it was a peaceful agreement. Tulikua tunaenda Canaan tukapata mamba.”
He proposed to Kerry on her birthday in 2015 at a small ceremony attended by close friends.
At the pop of the champagne, the charming star went down on one knee and sprung the surprise to Vivian’s joyous shock.
2. Willis Raburu
In September 2014, the TV presenter proposed to Sally Mbilu, a colleague. Sally later broke off their engagement after a year and a half, the main reason for the breakup was never revealed.
Lady luck smiled on Willis and he met the woman he now calls wife, Marya Prude. He proposed to her on February 2017 and a few weeks later walked down the aisle.
In 2016, Singer Avril took a break from her engagement to South African fiancé Muga.
In an earlier interview on Citizen Television’s 10 Over 10 program, Avril told host Willis Raburu that since the demise of her dad in March 2016, she felt withdrawn from a lot of activities and relations that require emotions.
“I do not know how we are going to carry on with our plans”, she said, citing her career as the main focus at the moment.
have been quiet because after I lost my dad earlier this year, I decided to take some time off being in an emotional relationship.
I was not in the state of mind and heart to plan my wedding and so I decided to put it aside,”
4. Jacque Maribe and Jowie Irungu
On 30th June 2018, John ‘Jowie’ Irungu went down on one knee and asked for Jacque Maribe’s hand in marriage, to which she said yes!
‘Is it true your mzungu lover left you with bills? Are you at Parklands police? I hear people are making contributions to clear your debt?”
”I love making news. It’s the work I chose!”