By Tamlyn Canham
Robert Marawa and Pearl Thusi might have broken up years ago but the former couple is still on speaking terms.
The popular sportscaster says he talks to his ex-girlfriend, adding that they have nothing but respect for each other.
He made the comments during an interview on MacG’s ‘Podcast and Chill’ series. MacG mentioned a comment Pearl made about Robert during a previous episode of his podcast.
“Robert and I had a great relationship. Things didn’t work out for reasons we’d rather not talk about…. You need to know when to leave situations no matter how much you want to stay. When something is not good for you, don’t die in it, learn from it and move on,” MacG quoted the ‘Queen Sono‘ actress as saying.
Robert told Mac that he agreed with Pearl’s comment.
“[The] relationship came to an end. She’s right. There’s always been mutual respect, actually, we communicated just the other day.”
It’s unclear when the podcast was recorded.
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Messed up industry
MacG decided to be a little spicy and asked Robert why he can’t keep a woman, because “all the women that you have been with have left you”.
“It’s difficult… we’re in a messed up industry,” Robert replied.
The 48-year-old says he works in a busy industry that sometimes takes him away from home for up to a month.
“Public holidays, you are working. I don’t know what Easter is. I have never been home for Easter because you are working, so how much more for your partner?”
But Robert says Pearl was one of his exes who understood his busy work schedule.
“With Pearl, there was respect all around. She also got the gig on Quantico, where she was in New York, which was a positive thing. Because I always knew that the one thing that’s driven her career is the ambition to one day hold an Oscar award.”
Robert appears to be single and ready to mingle. Pearl is reportedly dating businessman Shaun Keith Alfred Bonett.
Listen to what Robert had to say about Pearl in the interview below.