Up close with Mzansi's Sexiest Man 2013
So what is Melusi Yeni's off screen character like? We get up close with him..
Where were you born?
In Dbn, Kwamashu Township
What have you been up to in the past year?
I have signed on to join the cast Generations
Tell us something about you that no-one else knows?
I am allergic to pork
What’s your off-screen character like?
Melusi is a very chilled, down to earth guy
What do you think makes for a sexy look, in you?
My smile maybe
How do you maintain your sexy look?
Not sure really
What do you find sexy in someone else?
Personality and general good grooming
What was your most embarrassing moment?
Anytime I have to do auditions, I hate them and find them to be mostly embarrassing
What would you like to change about yourself?
I procrastinate about most things
Have you encountered an experience along the way that makes you good with your money?
I am constantly reminding myself that nothing is guaranteed in this business, so I try to save as much as I can
What’s your favourite hangout spots – in your hometown, and in the current city you live in. (Nightclub, eat-out, chill places)?
Max’s Lifestyle in Durban
What do you consider as soulfood?
Beans and samp reminds me of home
Tell us about the worst date you’ve ever been on. We know you have a story for us?
The worst date for me was going out on a date with a lady who kept asking me to say my dialogue from a TV show I was doing at the time and she also kept calling me by my character name
Do you have a charitable cause that you’re involved with?
I have been doing a lot of motivational work with teenagers in townships, I am from the townships myself and I know what your exposed to as a young person
What item in your cupboard, you just wouldn’t throw away, no matter how old?
Shoes, Sunglasses and watches
What’s the worst fan tweet you’ve seen, about you?
“Phenyo is so desparate to impress Dineo, he must get a life now”
Do you have stalkers? How do you deal with them?
I have had someone calling me in the middle of the night and saying all sorts of crazy things, I eventually got the police on it and it stopped
If you had to choose between a partner with more brains than beauty, or more beauty than brains, which would you go with?
I would go for someone with brains and beauty, I would not settle for less? For me a good balance of both beauty and brains makes for an amazing woman
How do you communicate with your partner?
BBM/Texts, phone calls, Emails or face to face?
I guess BBM is the easiest but no doubt face to face is best for me
My first cellphone? Ericsson 337
My first Car? Toyota Tazz
My first career choice? Acting
My first job? I used to work at Edgars Pavillion for many years while I was still at school
My first paycheck? How much was it? It was R750 a week
What did you buy with that first paycheck? I bought an All Star and Levi Jeans and Horace Brown CD
My first celeb crush? I was crazy about Janet Jackson