Generations’ Grace opens up about her experience playing a surrogate

Generations’ Grace opens up about her experience playing a surrogate

- Sisekho is currently playing Grace, a woman who has volunteered to be Wandi’s surrogate on ‘Generations: The Legacy’

- The actress hopes to break down the stereotypes surrounding surrogacy through her role on the soapie

- While she is playing one, Sisekho admits that she doesn’t know if she would be able to be a surrogate herself

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‘Generations: The Legacy’ has been dealing with the controversial topic of surrogacy in the last few episodes and Sisekho Velelo revealed that she hoped to break down the stereotypes associated through her role as a surrogate mother.

Sisekho, who plays Grace on ’Generations’, is helping Wandi have a baby of her own, however, she is unable to since she is transgender.

The actress aims to use her performance as a surrogate to help make the idea more acceptable and to start conversations about it.

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Many people look down on women who choose to use a surrogate to have a child because it goes against their beliefs and often these women are made to feel inferior for opting to have someone else carry their child.

Briefly.co.za learned that many celebs such as Kim Kardashian and Gabrielle Union are changing the way people view women who use surrogates and Sisekho is hoping to educate more people in her role on ‘Generations’.

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While Sisekho has been looking into the whole topic of surrogacy as she prepared for her role, TimesLIVE reports that she isn’t sure if she would go that route.

The actress believes that she doesn’t think that she would be able to give up a child that she carried for nine months.

As she is a mother, Sisekho knows that it is quite an emotional experience to go through but you form a close bond with the baby.

The actress feels that being a surrogate would be too taxing on her emotionally, but she still has a huge amount of respect for the women who help others have children.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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