SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago confirmed to TshisaLIVE that the Bonang and Lerato would be co-hosting The Front Row radio show, but Twitter was not impressed by the move.
The pair teamed up for their first show together on Monday as part of the stations new line-up, and they soon found their names trending on social media as fans responded to the show.
While some of the messages were positive, more than a few dragged Lerato's role on the show, labelling her "Bonang lite"
Eish, guys!Take a look at some of the reaction:
Did Metro pair Bonang and Bonang lite together?— JustA (@JustADriveBy) April 3, 2017
Lerato ke " Bonang Lite " nou dilaas? pic.twitter.com/QJ8tgIJy98— Boitumelo (@MbamboBoitumelo) April 3, 2017
Super Mega Bonang and Bonang Lite now have one show. So cute pic.twitter.com/K0MD35bD79— L-Dub (@Ray_of_Lerato) April 3, 2017
Lerato Kganyago (Mentee) hasn't said a word under her (Mentor) Bonang, we can assume she's just gon be there when B is away. #StarStruckLKG— Mandela (@gattusomendes) April 3, 2017
Metro FM listeners when Bonang and Lerato are both on air at the same time: pic.twitter.com/bfLuXXXjzA— yes (@King_Alu) April 3, 2017