It was actually the couple’s second ceremony - they originally wed last year when Sanele Masilela was eight.
Practically speaking, he and 62-year-old Helen Shabangu do not live together as man and wife.
Their non-legally binding union is actually part of a ritual meant to please Masilela’s ancestors.
But… the visuals are still unsettling, especially the couple’s kiss.
Check out the video below, and tell us what you think.