Overall, the marriage was one where she was emotionally and physically abused.
She opened up a lot about her life and what has been happening in her marriage.
We round up 5 things we didn’t know about Carol Tshabalala.
Carol was married for six years to her first love and got divorced in December 2006 while she was pregnant with her second son, Solomon.
Carol expressed that she felt trapped in her marriage for the longest time and had to get out.
It bothered me that the channel didn’t have enough confidence in me to consider me for such a momentous event.
I wasn’t used to my full potential at the SABC and that’s why I left.” Confessed Carol.
Her current boyfriend of three years, Sbu Motloung, is four years younger than her. Because I’m in sports, we never have to fight over the TV remote. “Sbu’s so mature, he understands my world and isn’t intimidated or threatened that I’m in sports and my colleagues are men.
Coaches and the athletes weren’t used to her and doing interviews in the dressing rooms was awkward. “When I started in sports, I looked at my male counterparts and thought, why can’t women do this?
Being one of the first few female sports anchors in the world motivated me to start a trend and break the mould.” Says Carol Ten years after being with SABC Sport, Carol decided to join the pay channel Super Sport in 201.
“The channel gave me an opportunity, I grew my career within it and that’s something I’ll always be grateful for.
However, when the 2010 World Cup arrived, I thought there would be an opportunity for me to really shine. I remember Walter Mokoena and Tshepo Mabona were given chances to anchor, which I didn’t have a problem with.