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Women Crush Wednesday: Lindy Hibbard

We chat with radio personality Lindy Hibbard about her favourite hangouts, pastimes & celebrity crush!

Lindy Hibbard is a born and bred Capetonian from Durbanville. She co-presents Smile Breakfast with Bobby Brown on Smile 90.4FM and has been with the station since 2013.

Not just a pretty face, Lindy has had over 10 years experience in the radio broadcasting industry having presented shows on campus radio, online radio and retail radio stations.

She is a big animal lover and a fitness fanatic, and she also has a BA degree from UCT majoring in radio broadcasting – that’s why she is definitely our Woman Crush Wednesday!

Describe yourself in 5 words:
Ambitious, fun, energetic, creative, and caring.

Relationship status?
In a long-term relationship

What’s your idea of the perfect date?
A sunset picnic on Clifton 4th Beach.

Who is your celebrity crush and why
Leonardo DiCaprio. He’s been my celeb crush since I was 13 and I’ve admired him more & more over the years because of his acting prowess, his advocacy for environmental causes and, of course, he’s sexy!

What do you look for in a man?
He must respect women (especially his mom), be attentive, take care of himself and live a healthy lifestyle, be career-driven, make me laugh!

When you were little you wanted to be?
Catwoman or a radio DJ

Your biggest relationship deal breaker (or turn off) is?
Dishonesty

What do you like to do for fun or to relax?
I go for a run – it clears my head and always puts me in a good mood.

Best surprise gift you ever received from your partner or a loved one?
My aunt gave me the only original photograph of my late grandparents on their wedding day in 1930. I was very close to my grandmother, so I treasure it.

If you could instantly download a special skills or super powers like an app what would they be?
Speed-reading / speaking multiple languages, and never-ending energy

Right now, what are you completely obsessed with? 
Coconut water & Woodkid (he’s an amazing video director, graphic designer and singer-songwriter)

What would people be surprised to know about you?
I’m pretty good with accents.

What are you most looking forward to this year?
Travelling to Mozambique.

What can’t you live without?
My phone.

Who is your favourite celeb #couplegoals duo?
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. They showed up to a pajama party wearing KFC onesies – I mean come on!

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Quick fun facts:

Favourite chocolate? Anything dark
Favourite TV show? The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Favourite Movie? Pulp Fiction
Favourite Travel Accessory? My turquoise Targus laptop bag
Favourite Clothing Brand? Trenery at Woolworths
Favourite childhood memory? Summer holidays in Plettenberg Bay with my family
Favourite go to hangout? The rooftop pool at The Grey Hotel, Cape Town
Favourite local sportsman? Wayde van Niekerk
Are you a Wine, champagne or a cocktail kinda girl? Nothing like a cold glass of Sauvignon Blanc after a long day.

You can check out more from Lindy by following her on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Lindy Hibbard

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