- Legendary Mzansi actor MacDonald Mathunjwa has passed away this Tuesday, 1 June
- The veteran Home Affairs thespian's passing was confirmed by his daughter Zanoxolo Mathunjwa on social media
- Scores of people have taken to the comment section to send condolences to her and her family
MacDonald Mathunjwa has passed away. The veteran actor died on Tuesday morning, 1 June, according to his family.
The legendary thespian's death was confirmed by his daughter Zanoxolo Mathunjwa. She took to social media and shared that she was heartbroken after her father's death.
The star was best known in Mzansi for his role as Vusi in Home Affairs and Rev Phiri in Bone of Bones. Zanoxolo posted on Twitter:
"RIP daddy, #heartbroken. MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa passed away today."
Since Zanoxolo shared the news of her dad's passing, Mzansi social media users have sent her and her family heartfelt condolences. Check out some of the tributes below:
"Legend. We thank your family for sharing him with us... condolences."
"So sorry for your loss. Such a legend."
"This man taught me a lot about the SA Constitution on Khululeka in the late 90s. Did you know? RIP."
"So sorry for your loss Noxy, whenever your dad played a role, he embodied the father figure and didn't look or sound like he was acting. Very authentic person through the screen, may his soul RIP."
Eugene Mthethwa disrupts Mjokes' funeral
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Trompies member Eugene Mthethwa reportedly disrupted Mjokes' funeral at the weekend. Eugene tried to disrupt Gauteng MEC, Mbali Hlophe, from speaking.
The Kwaito star started singing Sweety Lavo when the MEC got to the podium. According to reports, Eugene tried to prevent the MEC from addressing mourners at the funeral attended by entertainment industry heavyweights.
ZAlebs reports that Eugene told the MEC that government officials only know artists when they are dead. The Daily Sun reported that Eugene said he would only allow Fikile Mbalula to speak on behalf of government because he knew Mjokes. The singer said:
"I will allow Fikile Mbalula to speak on behalf of the government as he knew Mjokes but the MEC doesn't know us."
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