8 Year-Old Schoolboy Marries 61 Year-Old Woman In South Africa

GE admin March 10, 2013 0
Helen Shabangu, 61, And Her Husband, Sanele Masilela, 8

Helen Shabangu, 61, And Her Husband, Sanele Masilela, 8

Gone are the days when some of the bizarre things of this world were just fictions of our imaginations…now it’s happening for REAL.

An eight-year-old school boy, Sanele Masilela, recently got married to a 61 year-old mother of five children as a form of ritual.

The woman, Helen Shabangu, is still married agreed to marry her great grandson the tiny lad in order to please his ancestors.

Reacting to the complicated situation, groom’s mother, Patience, who is 46 years of age said; “Sanele’s grandfather asked him to get married before he died. He chose Helen because he loves her.

sanele masilela

“By doing this we made the ancestors happy. If we hadn’t, something bad would have happened in the family.”

However, he and his bride did not sign a marriage certificate and will not live together.

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