After DJ Malick aka Mr 265 was unveiled as Malawi’s first housemate in the 2014 Big Brother House last week, M-net on Monday revealed 24-year-old Sipherile Chitambo known as Sipe from Lilongwe as the second Malawian representative in the competition dubbed “Hotshots”.
A hairdresser, Sipe has an MSCE and ICM Hotel and Catering Management qualification.
Her favourite foods are nsima with chicken and okra, pizza, Thai food and ‘a bit of Indian cuisine’.
Her favourite TV shows include Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and Idols.
Sipe favourite musicians are Beyonce, Brandy, Sam Smith and Zahara. Her favourite actor Idris Elba and actress Angelina Jolie.
Sipe’s favourite place in her country is Lake Malawi, because it relaxes her. Her favourite place outside of Malawi is Paris.
“It’s the most beautiful place in the world and I always imagine spending time on my honeymoon there,” she says. “It’s the City of Love!” She says the best things about Africa are the people, the landscape and the food.
She lists Beyonce as her role model because “she’s hardworking and she makes it look so easy. I’d love to be like her”.
Sipe’s mother played a huge role in her life too.
“She raised three children on her own and it hasn’t been easy for her, but she managed to see us through school. She’s a very strong woman,”she says.
This year’s show is going to be more fun and more everything!
- Video link of Sipe’s interview: www.youtube.com/embed/ZoyLSKZ_YFQ