Actress Tumi Masemola has apologized for mistakenly claiming Candy Tsa was dead in grieving tweet for losing powerful women that she admires.
The actress confused veteran actress Candy Moloi to Candy Tsamandebele because their first names are the same and she did not had intention of spreading false message.
The legendary actress, who was best known for her starring role as Vho-Makhadzi on the SABC2 soap opera “Muvhango”, died this week.
This comes after Tumi tweeted about mourning of women who inspired her, she attached images of the late veteran actress Mary Twala, renowned casting agent Moonyeenn Lee and anti-apartheid activist Zindzi Mandela who all died this year. The tweet also had a picture of actress and singer who is alive.
Taking to Twitter, Tumi Masemola apologised for her blunder and said she was embarrassed.
“My sincere apologies for my grave error. I am completely embarrassed and wish I could dig a hole. Le ntshwareleng (forgive me) for posting [an] incorrect image. Candy TsamaNdebele is very much alive”, she tweeted.
Candy Tsamandebele also confirmed she is alive on her Instagram after Tumi’s tweet shock fans, she wrote, “I am still here, alive and well guys.”