The Kelly Khumalo Story

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Jacana Media, Mar 15, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 253 pages
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Kelly Khumalo is an award-winning Kwaito star who rose to national fame at the age of 21, but due to a string of bad decisions and relationships, she soon lost her shine. This book tracks the life and times of the fallen township pop princess: her plummet from grace, disastrous relationships with men, her addiction to cocaine, and finally her hardfought battle back to sanity and her real love—music. Offering a rare glimpse into the backstage of the South African music industry, rife with sensation and backstabbing, this is a tale of highs, lows, and personal triumphs. Told by a mentor and friend of Khumalo's along with her manager, the story provides readers with intimate and brutally real access to Khumalo’s journey of rebuilding and redemption.
  

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Contents

The Bonsai and Sarah Years
48
Legal Woes Sarah Takes Action
90
Young Black and Wasted
128
Recovery
186
Afterword
244
Appendix
248
Untitled
254
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About the author (2013)

Melinda Ferguson is a well-known, award-winning True Love magazine journalist and bestselling author of Smacked: A Harrowing Journey of Addiction and Hooked. Sarah Setlaelo is a talent agent and Kelly Khumalo's manager.

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