uBettina Wethu tells the story of a naive rural girl who gets a job working for one of Johannesburg’s most eligible bachelors. Despite the obstacles, she succeeds in winning his heart and surpassing her wildest expectations in company. It is the South African remake of Ugly Betty.
Tuesday 1 June 2021
When Betty’s drunken video rant about Dingaan goes public, Betty is forced to handle the fallout, compromising her relationship with Dingaan. Dingaan struggles with the public reception of Betty’s drunken video rant, leading to him going on a tirade on social media.
Lakhe gets suspicious of the success of the Sta-soft-fro campaign in light of Betty’s video tarnishing Dingaan’s reputation. Mpilo gives Betty the silent treatment. Linda berates Dingaan for giving into the trolls online. Pinkie confronts Dingaan about the leaked video.
Wednesday 2 June 2021
After ruining Dingaan’s image, Betty decides to make a video of her own, compromising her own principles to save Dingaan’s. Dingaan puts away his phone after getting attacked online. Lakhe enlists T-Bang about her suspicions regarding Dingaan’s handling of the campaign.
Monday 7 June 2021
Betty’s fate at Nubia is called into question after she discovers her Brande interview leaked confidential information on Sta-soft-fro. With mounting pressure to act decisively, Dingaan considers whether or not to fire Betty.
Lakhe investigates bots influencing the Sta-soft-fro campaign. Zaza agrees to be ambassador of Phat Girlz.
Tuesday 8 June 2021
Betty is demoted. Dingaan cannot do it without Betty. Lakhe tracks the bots. Brandon persecutes Betty.
Wednesday 9 June 2021
Betty thinks there might be some feelings between her and Dingaan. She soon realises she was foolish to think he could be attracted to her. Dingaan dismisses his feelings for Betty. He buys Naomi an engagement ring as a knee-jerk reaction to what he is starting to feel for Betty.
Lakhe finds the bots user. Naomi initiates a marriage proposal indirectly.
Monday 14 June 2021
A helpless Betty watches from the sidelines as her fate at Nubia is debated by her colleagues. Dingaan’s closeness to Betty makes it difficult for him follow due process during Betty’s hearing. Lakhe, Brandon and Tbang are resolute on getting rid of Betty. Amanda gives it her all in her pursuit for Betty’s justice.
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Betty is found guilty of misconduct by Linda and she’s fired. Dingaan struggles to keep Pinky as their client after it’s found out that the Sta-soft-fro social media campaign was a fraud. Lakhe goes higher up in the Nubia structures to get Betty fired and leaks the story about the Sta-Soft-Fro campaign being a fraud.
Wednesday 16 June 2021
Betty feels lost and does not know what to do after getting fired. Dingaan is overwhelmed without Betty and continues to complicate his life. Naomi has a meltdown at Pinkie’s work and worsens the relationship between Sta-soft-fro and Nubia. Zaza loses her confidence because of trolling.
Monday 21 June 2021
Betty turns down a bribe from Optics. Dingaan tries to repair his image but it blows up in his face. Lakhe takes charge and reassures clients that Nubia is fine. Zaza and Amanda visit Betty at home.
Tuesday 22 June 2021
Betty rejects Maxwell’s Bribe. Dingaan struggles to forgive himself. Mpilo wants Betty’s full attention. Zaza loses Coco.
Wednesday 23 June 2021
Betty considers Maxwell’s bribe one last time. Dingaan learns about Betty’s financial circumstances. Lakhe shops for new client. Israel goes to Nubia to get Betty’s job back.
Monday 28 June 2021
Betty uses her new-found skills to try make money to pay Nubia back, but suffers a setback. Dingaan does not like that Lakhe has taken over or the dystopian vibe at Nubia. Lakhe is made acting MD and cements her hold on Nubia. Israel takes Betty’s savings and Mpilo cuts ties with Betty.
Tuesday 29 June 2021
Betty is frustrated with Israel, so she leaves him in Hamaanskraal and is forced to accept Max’s deal. Dingaan wants to go back to Nubia but Linda refuses. Lakhe finally gets a signed contract from Datatech. Ethel kicks Israel out of her house and Zaza closes her vlog.
Wednesday 30 June 2021