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  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 photo, Swati Dlamini, left, and Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway, granddaughters of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, speak during an interview in New York. The sisters are stars of  the new reality show "Being Mandela," produced by COZI TV for NBC. The 30-minute weekly show premieres on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 9 PM and will follow the next generation of Mandela family through the experiences of sisters Zaziwe and Swati and their families. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    ’Being Mandela:’ Granddaughters take to reality TV

    The newest reality television show is in some ways like any other: mother and daughters, sibling rivalry, family gossip and talk of Big Grandpa, who is very strict but loves it when his great-grandchildren are around making a racket. But that’s where the twist comes in: Big Grandpa is Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid legend.

  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 photo, Swati Dlamini, left, and Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway, granddaughters of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, speak during an interview in New York. The sisters are stars of  the new reality show "Being Mandela," produced by COZI TV for NBC. The 30-minute weekly show premieres on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 9 PM and will follow the next generation of Mandela family through the experiences of sisters Zaziwe and Swati and their families. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Winnie Mandela takes star turn in granddaughters' new reality series for U.S. TV

    Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the controversial ex-wife of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, is featured as a doting and beloved grandmother and materfamilias in “Being Mandela,” a new reality series chronicling the fashion-forward lives of sisters Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway and Swati Dlamini, the granddaughters of Mr. Mandela, 94, and Madikizela-Mandela, 76.

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  • “You’ll be interested to know that he loves ‘Toddlers and Tiaras,”’ said Swati, laughing in reference to the TLC series about child beauty pageants.

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  • "You'll be interested to know that he loves Toddlers and Tiaras," said Swati, laughing in reference to the TLC series about child beauty pageants.

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