Speaking to fans at her Up Close and Personal with Kelly Khumalo concert in Johannesburg on Thursday, the Mzansi celeb opened up about the heartbreaking event that claimed the life of her late boyfriend Senzo Meyiwa.

For the first time since the incident happened, Kelly shared details of what happened to the late footballer. An emotional Kelly told her audience how she did everything she could to save Senzo to no avail.

The Up Close and Personal with Kelly Khumalo concert was held on Thursday evening where the singer played a voice clip recalling the events of the day in 2014.

Starting with what they did that day, Kelly said she, Meyiwa and some friends went to her mother’s Vosloorus home for Sunday lunch on that fateful day, October 26, 2014. “It was a great day. We were having a great day. Just as we were about to leave, there was a bang at the door and the door opened and two guys walked in.

One pointed a gun at me, demanded money and cellphones and I ran to my sister’s room. He followed me, I pushed the door, trying to close it, he pushed back and I pushed again. “Until today I do not know why he gave up on pushing but he did for some reason,” she said.

According to Kelly, she was so busy trying to fight for her life that she forgot about her children. It then dawned on her that the children were also in the house.

“Later on I realised that my children were in the house. When I opened the door my mom, Senzo and his friends were fighting the intruders. My son watched it all happen,” she said. Subsequently, she heard two gunshots and immediately ran to the other room to check on her son but what she saw threw her off balance.

“Then Senzo ran into my hands. I thought he was trying to protect me from the intruders, but he had blood on his chest and back. That’s when I knew he had been shot. We couldn’t even wait for the ambulance to arrive. We rushed him to hospital. I did everything I could. I didn’t want him to think I gave up on him,” she said sobbing.

Senzo Meyiwa was a Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and captain and also one of the country’s most beloved soccer players.