South African legendary actress and the mother of Media personality Somizi Mhlongo Mary Twala has died at the age of 80.
Twala died on Saturday 4th July, 2020 at the Netcare Park Lane Private Hospital around 11am.
Her son, Somizi confirmed the death of his mother via social media, in an emotional filled message stating that his mother died on the exact day his late father was born.
“Today’s my late father’s birthday and my mom decided to respond to his call to join him in heaven. The tree has fallen. I’m shattered to the core but I’d be very selfish if I don’t release her ”
“My mom lived to the fullest, achieved beyond her dreams. It hurts like hell, I won’t lie. A day without her calling to either say I love you or give me money,” Somizi wrote in the message.
Somgaga went on to express his gratitude towards the people of South Africa for the overwhelming support they have shown to his mother and the family in general for years.
“Thank you, SA for loving the phenomenal superstar that is my mother. She left us peacefully about 11am at Parklane private hospital as I was on my way to drop off her gown and a few minutes earlier the doctor called to say come she’s up and jolly now. I arrived a few min late. Lala ma..”
Rest in Eternal Power Mam’Mary Twala. Your excellence paved the way for many in the industry. Your wisdom inspired and guided a lot of people. Your love gave love and rekindled the spirit of diligence to so many. You will definitely going to be missed, but will never never be forgotten.
Rest In Peace Ma’m Mary Twala!